Cambridge, Iowa Population 2024

819

Cambridge is a city located in Story County Iowa. Cambridge has a 2024 population of 819. Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 830 in 2020.

The average household income in Cambridge is $77,263 with a poverty rate of 14.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cambridge is 38.8 years, 37.9 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cambridge was:

  • White: 95.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
615.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.33% (-11)
The current population of Cambridge, Iowa is 819 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 830.

Cambridge, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84595.48%
Two or more races252.82%
Other race91.02%
Black or African American40.45%
Asian20.23%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cambridge Median Age

38.8

Total

37.9

Male

42.4

Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 652 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female47153.22%
Male41446.78%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3782.3482.817.2
Non Family1851.098020
Married1403.2890.79.3
Male305.278020
Female232.9160.939.1
showing: 5 rows

3.37

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cambridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,000

Average Earnings

$56,500

Average Male

$40,000

Average Female

Cambridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cambridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cambridge Language

97.65% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White82112314.98%
Hispanic16637.5%
showing: 2 rows

14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Hispanic, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is White, with 14.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

Cambridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.93%
High School20.61%
Some College10.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
showing: 4 rows

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed15.53%
Male Employed4.98%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cambridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cambridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cambridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cambridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cambridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Cambridge Veterans by War

count

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Cambridge Veterans by Age

count

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Cambridge Veterans by Race

Cambridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cambridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cambridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cambridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.14%

Born in Cambridge

93.11%

Native Born

6.89%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

6.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.11% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 75.14% having been born in Iowa. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cambridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029789-6-0.75%
2028795-6-0.75%
2027801-6-0.74%
2026807-6-0.74%
2025813-6-0.73%
2024819-6-0.73%
2023825-6-0.72%
2022831-6-0.72%
202183770.84%
2020830344.27%
2019796-5-0.62%
2018801-12-1.48%
2017813-9-1.09%
2016822-2-0.24%
2015824-7-0.84%
2014831
201383130.36%
2012828-5-0.6%
201183350.6%
2010828
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Cambridge Population by Year