Cambridge, NY


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Cambridge is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,830 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cambridge is the 584th largest community in New York. Cambridge has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Cambridge is a blue-collar town, with 36.94% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Cambridge is a village of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cambridge who work in sales jobs (9.03%), teaching (8.07%), and office and administrative support (7.52%).

Being a small village, Cambridge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The overall education level of Cambridge is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.69% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cambridge in 2010 was $24,303, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,212 for a family of four. However, Cambridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cambridge include German, Italian, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Cambridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.