Cambridge is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 12,507 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cambridge is the 71st largest community in Maryland.
Cambridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cambridge is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cambridge who work in office and administrative support (12.49%), sales jobs (12.22%), and food service (10.46%).
Cambridge is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Cambridge citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.26% of adults 25 and older in Cambridge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cambridge in 2010 was $20,601, which is low income relative to Maryland, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,404 for a family of four. However, Cambridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cambridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cambridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cambridge residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cambridge include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cambridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).