Cambridge, Massachusetts Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017113,6301,4471.29%
2016112,1831,6671.51%
2015110,5164600.42%
2014110,0562,0301.88%
2013108,0261,7281.63%
2012106,2983920.37%
2011105,9068780.84%
2010105,0283,6730.36%
2000101,3555,5530.57%
199095,8024800.05%
198095,322-5,039-0.51%
1970100,361-7,355-0.70%
1960107,716-13,024-1.13%
1950120,7409,8610.86%
1940110,879-2,764-0.25%
1930113,6433,9490.35%
1920109,6944,8550.45%
1910104,83912,9531.33%
190091,88621,8582.75%
189070,02817,3592.89%
188052,66913,0352.88%
187039,63413,5744.28%
186026,06010,8455.53%
185015,2156,8066.11%
18408,4092,3373.31%
18306,0720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White74,233
Asian17,420
Black or African American12,016
Two or More Races4,628
Some Other Race2,322
American Indian and Alaska Native213
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cambridge Ma Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cambridge Ma Median Age

30.4


Total

30


Male

31


Female

Cambridge Ma Adults

There are 97,329 adults, (12,513 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge Ma.

Cambridge Ma Age Dependency

30.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Ma Sex Ratio

Female

56,428

50.89%

Male

54,465

49.11%

Cambridge Ma Households and Families

Cambridge Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cambridge Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53.3%46.7%
Male44.3%55.7%
All36.2%63.8%
Female31.4%68.6%
Non Family26.8%73.2%

36.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cambridge Ma Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,2342.1236.2
Non Family25,1221.5626.8
Married14,3352.8653.3
Female3,4312.8531.4
Male1,3462.7644.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cambridge Ma Households

Cambridge Ma Education

Cambridge Ma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9622.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,0182.71%
High School Graduate6,6668.95%
Some College5,4177.27%
Associates Degree1,4791.99%
Bachelors Degree21,61929.02%
Graduate Degree35,32947.43%

Cambridge Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,55147,13640,472
Asian11,16510,7369,978
Black7,7156,3872,378
Hispanic5,6134,8183,177
Multiple Races1,9921,7841,221
Other Race1,4521,218720
Native American16915746
Islander212112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 89.37%.

Cambridge Ma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,834$62,266$51,238
Less Than High School$26,560$39,766$22,198
High School Grad$30,775$33,125$26,752
Some College$38,261$46,483$31,055
Bachelors Degree$55,373$61,488$49,622
Graduate Degree$68,513$75,732$62,375

$56,834

Average Earnings

$62,266

Average Male

$51,238

Average Female

Cambridge Ma Language

Cambridge Ma Language by Age

Cambridge Ma Language

67.48% of Cambridge Ma residents speak only English, while 32.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.90% of the population.

Cambridge Ma Poverty

Cambridge Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,1065,0978.62%
Black10,9962,71024.65%
Asian13,5662,52318.60%
Hispanic7,8311,98025.28%
Multiple3,67658115.81%
Other1,83136619.99%
Native174169.20%

13.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

13.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge Ma is Hispanic, with 25.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge Ma is White, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.07%.

Cambridge Ma Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.34%
High School17.81%
Some College17.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.19%

Cambridge Ma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.41%
Male Unemployed28.98%
Female Employed5.93%
Male Employed4.21%

Cambridge Ma Income

Cambridge Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$89,145$125,041
Families$118,376$163,605
Married Families$142,543$190,316
Non Families$69,913$93,877

Cambridge Ma Marital Status

Cambridge Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cambridge Ma Married by Age and Sex

Cambridge Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cambridge Ma Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cambridge Ma Veterans

Cambridge Ma Veterans by War

1,890

Number of Veterans

1,699

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam585
Second Gulf War347
Korea254
World War II204
First Gulf War195

Cambridge Ma Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+697
65 to 74510
18 to 34249
55 to 64226
35 to 54208

Cambridge Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5002.26%
Black2712.78%
Hispanic931.15%
2 or More571.73%
Asian530.34%
Hawaiian914.75%

Cambridge Ma Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Ma Employment Status

Cambridge Ma Employment by Age

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cambridge Ma Employment by Race

Cambridge Ma Employment by Education

Cambridge Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

31.08%

Born in Massachusetts

71.77%

Native Born

28.23%

Foreign Born

17.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.77% of Cambridge Ma residents were born in the United States, with 31.08% having been born in Massachusetts. 17.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.