Cambridge, OH


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Cambridge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,402 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Cambridge is the 168th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Cambridge was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

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 (11.40%), sales jobs (9.89%), and healthcare (8.53%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cambridge spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.76 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The citizens of Cambridge are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.72% of adults in Cambridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Cambridge in 2010 was $19,173, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,692 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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