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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Cambridge Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
12,260

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.5%
5 - 17:
17.4%
18 - 24:
7.5%
25 - 34:
15.7%
35 - 54:
21.9%
55 - 64:
13.2%
Over 65 Years:
16.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
87.0%
87.0%
College Graduated
20.3%
20.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Cambridge
$24,074
$24,074
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Cambridge
$43,120
$43,120
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.3%

Employment Industries in Cambridge

 
Healthcare
16.3%
16.3%
Retail
12.3%
12.3%
Accommodation
12.1%
12.1%
Manufacturing
10.8%
10.8%
Education
7.6%
7.6%
Administration
7.5%
7.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.4%
5.4%
Public Service
4.4%
4.4%
Other
4.2%
4.2%
Construction
3.9%
3.9%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Transportation
2.7%
2.7%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
39.8%
39.8%
Black Or African American
44.0%
44.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
1.9%
1.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
6.9%
6.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.3%
7.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
6.8%
6.8%
English
5.5%
5.5%
Irish
5.5%
5.5%
Italian
2.7%
2.7%
Polish
1.3%
1.3%
French
0.9%
0.9%
Scottish
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
African
0.5%
0.5%
European
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Czechoslovakian
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.2%
0.2%
Haitian
0.2%
0.2%
Lithuanian
0.2%
0.2%
French Canadian
0.1%
0.1%
Danish
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.3%
91.3%
Spanish
6.4%
6.4%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
French
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Greek
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Cambridge Residents:
4.6%


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