Cambridge is a city located in Henry County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Henry County. With a 2020 population of 2,072, it is the 491st largest city in Illinois and the 10754th largest city in the United States. Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,173 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Cambridge has a population density of 1,040 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cambridge is $71,938 with a poverty rate of 4.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $100,600. The median age in Cambridge is 43 years, 38 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cambridgewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.35%.
98.89% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is White, with 4.76% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.93%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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99.72% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 80.95% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.