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 12,260 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cambridge is the 71st largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Cambridge, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Cambridge, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Cambridge’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Cambridge does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $43,120.00.
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 sales jobs (11.83%), office and administrative support (10.83%), and management occupations (8.59%).
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. 20.26% of adults 25 and older in Cambridge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cambridge in 2018 was $24,074, 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 $96,296 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cambridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.