Cambridge is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 121,051, it is the 4th largest city in Massachusetts and the 249th largest city in the United States. Cambridge is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 118,403 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Cambridge has a population density of 18,934 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cambridge is $139,991 with a poverty rate of 11.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cambridge is 30.5 years, 30.1 years for males, and 30.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cambridgewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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 asian people with a rate of 91.68%.
65.91% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 34.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.10% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Native, with 36.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Multiple, with 8.46% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.10%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cambridge
70.75% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 29.10% having been born in Massachusetts. 18.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.