Cambridge, Massachusetts Population 2018

Cambridge, Massachusetts's estimated population is 113,630 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Cambridge, Massachusetts is the 4th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 17775.95 people/mi² (6863.30 people/km²), with a household density of 2937.09 people/km² (7607.07 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 30.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 48,627 households in the city, with an average size of 2.1 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.5%, with a median rent of $1754/month. The median house has 4.1 rooms, and has a value of $629,700.

The median income for households in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $83,122, while the mean household income is $119,288. The per capita income is $50,195, and 8.4% of families and 14% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 14% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 12.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
2010105,0283,6733.62%
2000101,3555,5535.80%
199095,8024800.50%
198095,322-5,039-5.02%
1970100,361-7,355-6.83%
1960107,716-13,024-10.79%
1950120,7409,8618.89%
1940110,879-2,764-2.43%
1930113,6433,9493.60%
1920109,6944,8554.63%
1910104,83912,95314.10%
190091,88621,85831.21%
189070,02817,35932.96%
188052,66913,03532.89%
187039,63413,57452.09%
186026,06010,84571.28%
185015,2156,80680.94%
18408,4092,33738.49%
18306,0720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,974
Asian16,573
Black or African American11,624
Two or More Races4,767
Some Other Race2,516
American Indian and Alaska Native252
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cambridge Ma Population Pyramid 2018

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Cambridge Ma Median Age

30.5


Total

29.9


Male

31.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 100,222 adults in Cambridge Ma.

Cambridge Ma Age Dependency

29.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Ma Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.1
Houses Without Mortgage
5,202
Houses With Mortgage
10,833
Vacancy Rate
10.5
Median Rent
1,754
Median Home Value
629,700
Renter-Occupied Units
27,462
Owner-Occupied Units
16,035
Total Housing Units
48,627

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Cambridge Ma for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.7% and the labor force participation rate is 69.1%.

Cambridge Ma Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.1
Average Family Size
2.77
Total Households
43497
Married Couple Households
13978
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1365
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3462
Non Family Households
24692
Total Families
18805
Households With Own Children
7713
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.8

Cambridge Ma Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,445
$10,000 to $14,999
2,208
$15,000 to $24,999
2,742
$25,000 to $34,999
2,424
$35,000 to $49,999
3,297
$50,000 to $74,999
5,668
$75,000 to $99,999
5,480
$100,000 to $149,999
7,451
$150,000 to $199,999
4,376
Over $200,000
6,406

Cambridge Ma Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Cambridge Ma

Massachusetts

$83,122

$70,954

$119,288

$97,295

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Cambridge Ma Education Data

Cambridge Ma Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,1592.96%
9th to 12th Grade
2,1162.90%
High School Graduate
6,8229.35%
Some College
5,5627.62%
Associates Degree
1,6832.31%
Bachelors Degree
20,92528.68%
Graduate Degree
33,70546.19%