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 August 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
118,927

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.4%
5 - 17:
7.8%
18 - 24:
19.8%
25 - 34:
28.4%
35 - 54:
20.9%
55 - 64:
7.5%
Over 65 Years:
11.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
14.8%
14.8%
High School Graduates
95.5%
95.5%
College Graduated
79.0%
79.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Cambridge
$58,724
$58,724
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Cambridge
$103,154
$103,154
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.7%

Employment Industries in Cambridge

 
Education
27.9%
27.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
21.0%
21.0%
Healthcare
12.4%
12.4%
Manufacturing
6.1%
6.1%
Retail
5.4%
5.4%
Finance
4.8%
4.8%
Other
3.5%
3.5%
Accommodation
3.4%
3.4%
Information Technology
3.2%
3.2%
Administration
2.4%
2.4%
Public Service
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
59.8%
59.8%
Asian
16.6%
16.6%
Black or African American
9.9%
9.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.5%
9.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.9%
3.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
10.5%
10.5%
Italian
7.7%
7.7%
German
7.7%
7.7%
English
7.6%
7.6%
European
3.3%
3.3%
Polish
3.1%
3.1%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Russian
2.2%
2.2%
Scottish
2.0%
2.0%
Haitian
2.0%
2.0%
British
1.6%
1.6%
Portuguese
1.6%
1.6%
Eastern European
1.6%
1.6%
Ethiopian
1.4%
1.4%
French Canadian
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Greek
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Other Arab
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.3%
66.3%
Spanish
7.0%
7.0%
Chinese
5.5%
5.5%
French
4.2%
4.2%
African languages
2.9%
2.9%
Langs. of India
2.4%
2.4%
French Creole
2.0%
2.0%
Korean
1.5%
1.5%
German/Yiddish
1.3%
1.3%
Other Asian languages
1.1%
1.1%
Portuguese
1.0%
1.0%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
Slavic languages
0.7%
0.7%
Persian
0.5%
0.5%
Italian
0.5%
0.5%
Japanese
0.4%
0.4%
Urdu
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Cambridge Residents:
28.9%