Cambridge, MA
Demographic Data



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Cambridge Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Cambridge Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
113,630

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 4.05
5 To 17 8.18
18 To 24 20.60
25 To 34 27.56
35 To 54 20.36
55 To 64 7.97
65 Years And Over 11.28

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 15.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 94.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 76.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Cambridge 52552 44948.251339128205 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Cambridge 89145 41232.57770762506 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.5%

Employment Industries in Cambridge

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Education 28.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 19.7
Healthcare 12.5
Manufacturing 5.6
Retail 5.3
Finance 4.9
Accommodation 4.0
Other 3.5
Information Technology 3.4
Public Service 2.5
Administration 2.4
Arts 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 61.6
Black Or African American 10.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 15.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 8.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 11.8
German 7.8
Italian 7.7
English 7.7
European 3.8
Polish 3.3
French 2.6
Russian 2.5
Haitian 2.2
Scottish 2.1
Portuguese 1.9
Ethiopian 1.6
British 1.6
French Canadian 1.5
Eastern European 1.2
Greek 1.2
Swedish 1.1
Dutch 0.9
Jamaican 0.8
African 0.7

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 67.5
Spanish 7.0
Chinese 5.2
French 3.9
African languages 2.7
Langs. of India 2.3
French Creole 2.0
Portuguese 1.2
Korean 1.2
German/Yiddish 1.1
Other Asian languages 1.1
Arabic 0.7
Slavic languages 0.7
Urdu 0.6
Japanese 0.5
Russian 0.4
Polish 0.4
Italian 0.4
Persian 0.3
Other Indo-European 0.3

Foreign Born Cambridge Residents:
28.2%