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Encyclopedia > Cumberland County, Illinois
Cumberland County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Cumberland County
Location in the state of Illinois
Statistics
Formed 1843
Seat Toledo
Largest City Neoga
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

899 km² (347 mi²)
896 km² (346 mi²)
3 km² (1 mi²), 0.28%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,253
32/sq mi (13/km²)

Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 11,253. Its county seat is Toledo, Illinois6. Image File history File links Map_of_Illinois_highlighting_Cumberland_County. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Toledo is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Neoga is a city located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Toledo is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 899 km² (347 mi²). 896 km² (346 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.28%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Coles County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Effingham County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...

History

Cumberland County was split off from Coles County in 1843. It was named for the Cumberland Road, or National Road, which passed through it. The road ran from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois. The ultimate origin of the name is Cumberland, a region in northwestern England. Coles County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Cumberland Road, also called the Great National Pike and the National Road, was the first United States federal highway. ... Nickname: The Queen City Location in Maryland Coordinates: County Allegany County State Maryland Country United States founded 1787 incorporated 1815 Mayor Lee N. Fiedler Area    - City 23. ... Madonna of the Trail statue in front of the Vandalia State House. ... Cumberland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ...


Demographics

2000 census age pyramid for Cumberland County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 16,124
1910 14,281 -11.4%
1920 12,858 -10.0%
1930 10,419 -19.0%
1940 11,698 12.3%
1950 10,496 -10.3%
1960 9,936 -5.3%
1970 9,772 -1.7%
1980 11,062 13.2%
1990 10,670 -3.5%
2000 11,253 5.5%
IL Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,253 people, 4,368 households, and 3,083 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (32/mi²). There were 4,876 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.84% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image File history File links USA_Cumberland_County,_Illinois_age_pyramid. ... Image File history File links USA_Cumberland_County,_Illinois_age_pyramid. ... 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 4,368 households out of which 33.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $36,149, and the median income for a family was $42,704. Males had a median income of $30,627 versus $20,007 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,953. About 7.80% of families and 9.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.70% of those under age 18 and 9.00% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Greenup is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Jewett is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Montrose is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Neoga is a city located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Toledo is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ...

External references

  • History of Southern Illinois, George Washington Smith, 1912.
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