CUMPSTON name in the USA census returns

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CUMPSTON is identified by the U.S. Bureau of the Census as a surname with more than 100 occurrences in the United States for the year-2000 U.S. Census. In “Demographic Aspects of Surnames from Census 2000″, the Census Bureau tabulated the surnames of all people who had obtained Social Security Numbers by the year 2000.

CUMPSTON ranks # 27496 in terms of the most common surnames in the United States for 2000.

CUMPSTON had 825 occurrences in the 2000 Census, according the U.S. government records.

Out of a sample of 100,000 people in the United States, CUMPSTON would occur an average of 0.31 times.

Race / ethnic origin

The race categories shown in these files are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau’s population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups: “White only”, “Black only”, “American Indian and Alaskan Native only”, “Asian and Pacific Islander only”, “Two or More Races”, and “Hispanic”.

For the last name of CUMPSTON the Census Bureau reports the following race / ethnic origin breakdown:

  • 95.88 percent, or 791 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic White Only”
  • 0 percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Black Only”
  • Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only”
  • Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native”
  • 1.7 percent, or 14 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races”
  • 1.58 percent, or 13 total occurrences, were “Hispanic Origin”


NOTE: Fields suppressed for confidentiality are assigned the value “Insignificant”
The presentation of data on this site focuses on summarized aggregates of counts and characteristics associated with surnames, and, as such, do not in any way identify any specific individuals.
All data is derived from David L. Word, Charles D. Coleman, Robert Nunziata and Robert Kominski (2008). “Demographic Aspects of Surnames from Census 2000″. U.S. Census Bureau.

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Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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