Who lives in Cambridge?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 642 7.5%
5-9 years 576 6.7%
10-14 years 690 8.0%
15-17 years 359 4.2%
18-24 years 538 6.3%
25-34 years 1,162 13.5%
35-44 years 1,199 14.0%
45-54 years 857 10.0%
55-64 years 887 10.3%
65-74 years 518 6.0%
75-84 years 696 8.1%
85 years and older 463 5.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 4,053 47.2%
Female 4,534 52.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 7,845 91.4%
Of Color 742 8.6%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 247 2.9%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 347 4.0%
Hispanic or Latino 135 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 7,945 100.0%
English only 7,695 96.9%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 8,309 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,896 22.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 239 2.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 8,442 100.0%
Same residence 7,107 84.2%
Different residence in the U.S. 1,335 15.8%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Cambridge's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 3,315 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,067 32.2%
$35,000-$49,999 592 17.9%
$50,000-$74,999 523 15.8%
$75,000-$99,999 407 12.3%
$100,000 or more 726 21.9%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $49,974 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 8,279 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,067 32.2%
With income below poverty 915 11.1%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,038 12.5%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 994 12.0%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 5,332 64.4%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 629 7.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 1,677 20.3%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,013 12.2%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,045 12.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 8,309 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 303 3.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 3,457 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) suppressed
Occupied housing units 3,315 95.9%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 2,229 64.5%
Average household size 2.7
Renter-occupied 1,086 31.4%
Average household size 2.0
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 1,182 34.2%
1970-1999 1,553 44.9%
1940-1969 495 14.3%
1939 or earlier 227 6.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 3,315 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 2,022 61.0%
With children under 18 years 1,092 32.9%
Married-couple family households 1,280 38.6%
With children under 18 years 515 15.5%
Single-person family households 742 22.4%
With children under 18 years 577 17.4%
Nonfamily households 1,293 39.0%
Householder living alone 998 30.1%
65 years and over 456 13.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,154 34.8%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,084 32.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 1,627 49.1%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,071 32.3%
Moved in 1990-1999 343 10.3%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 343 10.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 3,273 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 971 29.7%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,217 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 403 18.2%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,056 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 568 53.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,056
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $937
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 363 11.0%
1 vehicle available 1,195 36.0%
2 vehicles available 1,108 33.4%
3 or more vehicles available 649 19.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 3,619 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 3,436 94.9%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 160 4.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 3,522 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 938 26.6%
10-19 minutes 667 18.9%
20-29 minutes 191 5.4%
30 minutes or longer 1,726 49.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 5,782 100.0%
Less than high school 569 9.8%
High school diploma or GED 1,875 32.4%
Some college or associate’s degree 2,308 39.9%
Bachelor’s Degree 734 12.7%
Graduate or professional Degree 296 5.1%
High school graduate or higher 5,213 90.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,030 17.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 4,569 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 3,543 77.5%
Civilian labor force 3,713 100.0%
Unemployed 170 4.6%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 9,960 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,621 26.3%
Age 30 to 54 5,435 54.6%
Age 55 or older 1,904 19.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,337 23.5%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,054 30.7%
$40,000 or more per year 4,569 45.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 753 7.6%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 350 3.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 160 1.6%
Construction 736 7.4%
Educational services 981 9.8%
Finance and insurance 315 3.2%
Health care and social assistance 1,735 17.4%
Information 146 1.5%
Management of companies and enterprises 137 1.4%
Manufacturing 1,542 15.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 316 3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 365 3.7%
Public administration 483 4.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing 88 0.9%
Retail trade 1,075 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing 316 3.2%
Utilities 55 0.6%
Wholesale trade 357 3.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 9,482 95.2%
Black or African American alone 160 1.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 52 0.5%
Asian alone 143 1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 119 1.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 549 5.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,230 22.4%
Some college or associate degree 2,618 26.3%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,942 19.5%