Cambridge is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,048 people and just one neighborhood, Cambridge is the 101st largest community in Nebraska. Cambridge has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cambridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cambridge is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cambridge who work in healthcare (10.10%), management occupations (9.52%) and sales jobs (9.14%).
Also of interest is that Cambridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Cambridge is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cambridge has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cambridge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cambridge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cambridge may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.49 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Cambridge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.