Cambridge, Illinois Population 2024

1,994

Cambridge is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Cambridge has a 2024 population of 1,994. It is also the county seat of Henry County.Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,085 in 2020.

The average household income in Cambridge is $85,101 with a poverty rate of 5.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cambridge is 37.1 years, 33.4 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

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

  • White: 93.65%
  • Black or African American: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,001.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.36% (-91)
The current population of Cambridge, Illinois is 1,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,085.

Cambridge, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,10893.65%
Black or African American652.89%
Two or more races642.84%
Asian140.62%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cambridge Median Age

37.1

Total

33.4

Male

41.9

Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 1,740 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female1,11249.4%
Male1,13950.6%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8392.5589.410.6
Married5023.0593.26.8
Non Family2291.1493.46.6
Female752.966436
Male333.8560.639.4
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

89.4%

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 71.43%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,623

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$27,417

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

98.92% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,026743.65%
Multiple643250%
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5.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.07%

Male Poverty Rate

4.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is White, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.4%.

Cambridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
High School3.54%
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Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed3.2%
Male Employed0.84%
Male 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

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 35-44.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cambridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

92

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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

78.72%

Born in Cambridge

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 78.72% having been born in Illinois. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cambridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,869-25-1.32%
20281,894-25-1.3%
20271,919-25-1.29%
20261,944-25-1.27%
20251,969-25-1.25%
20241,994-25-1.24%
20232,019-25-1.22%
20222,044-25-1.21%
20212,069-16-0.77%
20202,08580.39%
20192,077-7-0.34%
20182,084-10-0.48%
20172,094-15-0.71%
20162,109-9-0.42%
20152,118-11-0.52%
20142,129-5-0.23%
20132,134-18-0.84%
20122,152-2-0.09%
20112,154-6-0.28%
20102,160
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Cambridge Population by Year