Cambridge, Maryland Population 2024

13,169

Cambridge is a city located in Dorchester County Maryland. Cambridge has a 2024 population of 13,169. It is also the county seat of Dorchester County.Cambridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,088 in 2020.

The average household income in Cambridge is $64,331 with a poverty rate of 22.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cambridge is 37.3 years, 34.1 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 44.55%
  • White: 38.83%
  • Two or more races: 10.74%
  • Other race: 3.48%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,236.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.62% (81)
The current population of Cambridge, Maryland is 13,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,088.

Cambridge, Maryland Population 2024

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Cambridge Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,81744.55%
White5,07138.83%
Two or more races1,40310.74%
Other race4553.48%
Asian3122.39%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cambridge Median Age

37.3

Total

34.1

Male

40.5

Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 9,837 adults, (2,669 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female6,75151.7%
Male6,30748.3%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,3142.3744.255.8
Non Family2,3831.153565
Married1,4893.1175.824.2
Female1,1993.3727.172.9
Male2434.9325.174.9
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

44.2%

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 white people with a rate of 30.48%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,424

Average Earnings

$39,151

Average Male

$29,043

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

92.59% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.37% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,6781,82332.11%
White4,70161113%
Multiple1,38333224.01%
Hispanic986545.48%
Other452316.86%
Asian309123.88%
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22.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.75%

Male Poverty Rate

23.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Black, with 32.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Asian, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.41%.

Cambridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.53%
High School19.2%
Some College12.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%
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Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.45%
Female Unemployed40.96%
Female Employed8.77%
Male Employed6.43%
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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

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

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 45-54.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cambridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

946

Number of Veterans

883

Male Veterans

63

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

13.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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

71.73%

Born in Cambridge

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 71.73% having been born in Maryland. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cambridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,269200.15%
202813,249200.15%
202713,229200.15%
202613,209200.15%
202513,189200.15%
202413,169200.15%
202313,149200.15%
202213,129200.15%
202113,109210.16%
202013,0888556.99%
201912,233-24-0.2%
201812,257-94-0.76%
201712,351-56-0.45%
201612,407-89-0.71%
201512,496-31-0.25%
201412,527-29-0.23%
201312,556700.56%
201212,486-87-0.69%
201112,5731170.94%
201012,4561,54514.16%
200010,911-603-5.24%
199011,514-189-1.61%
198011,7031080.93%
197011,595-644-5.26%
196012,2391,88818.24%
195010,3512492.46%
194010,1021,55818.24%
19308,5441,07714.42%
19207,4671,06016.54%
19106,40766011.48%
19005,7471,55537.09%
18904,192
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Cambridge Population by Year