Cumberland

Cumberland

Cumberland, Maine is a charming town located in York County, just a short drive from Portland.

Welcome to Cumberland

 

Is Cumberland, Maine a Good Place to Live?

Cumberland, Maine is a charming town located in York County, just a short drive from Portland. With a population of approximately 8,400 people, Cumberland is a small town with a big heart. The town is known for its beautiful pastoral scenery, friendly residents, and a strong sense of community.
 
Fun Fact: Cumberland, Maine is home to the Cumberland Fair, one of the largest agricultural fairs in Maine.
 

Cumberland, Maine Real Estate

As one of the more desirable zip codes in Maine, Cumberland’s real estate is naturally a bit costlier than in most towns. Along the coast, in what is known as Cumberland Foreside, you’ll find charming, quiet neighborhoods with a range of different housing styles. Inland the properties tend to be larger, with many of the higher-end properties having a pastoral feel.
 

Cumberland, Maine Schools

Cumberland is home to a strong public school system. The Cumberland School District consists of four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district is known for its high academic standards and its commitment to student achievement. Greely High School is at the top of many rankings of the best high schools in the state.
 

Things to do in Cumberland, Maine

Arts and Culture
  • Cumberland Arts Center: This arts center offers a variety of classes and workshops for all ages.
  • Cumberland Farmers Market: This farmers market is held every Saturday from May to October and features a variety of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other goods from local vendors.

Sights and Places to Visit
  • Cumberland Fairgrounds: This is the site of the annual Cumberland Fair, which is held in September. The fairgrounds also host a variety of other events throughout the year, such as concerts, festivals, and sporting events.
  • Knights Pond Preserve: 184 acres of woodlands, a 46-acre pond, and nearly six miles of trails of varying degrees of difficulty make this preserve a particularly special asset for the town.
  • Broad Cove Reserve: This 23-acre nature preserve offers a short coastal walk and swimming and picnicking opportunities.

Cumberland, Maine Events

  • Cumberland Fair: This agricultural fair is held in September and features a variety of events, including livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, rides, games, and food.
  • Cumberland Memorial Day Parade: This parade is held every Memorial Day and features a variety of floats, marching bands, and veterans.
  • Cumberland Fall Festival: This festival is held in October and features a variety of activities, such as pumpkin carving, hayrides, and face painting.

Overview for Cumberland, ME

2,956 people live in Cumberland, where the median age is 39.4 and the average individual income is $47,347. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,956

Total Population

39.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,347

Average individual Income

Around Cumberland, ME

There's plenty to do around Cumberland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

18
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
41
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Honeycone Ice Cream Social, Cuppa Jo’s, and Hansel's Orchard.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.07 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.31 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.46 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.11 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.7 miles 19 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.67 miles 35 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cumberland, ME

Cumberland has 1,070 households, with an average household size of 2.76. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cumberland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,956 people call Cumberland home. The population density is 698.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,956

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.4

Median Age

48.07 / 51.93%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,070

Total Households

2.76

Average Household Size

$47,347

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cumberland, ME

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Cumberland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Greely Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Mabel I Wilson School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
4/5
Greely Middle School 4-5
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
No rating available

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