Cambridge, Maryland Population 2022

12,188
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Cambridge is a city located in Dorchester County Maryland. Cambridge has a 2020 population of 12,188. It is also the county seat of Dorchester County. Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,455 in 2010.

The average household income in Cambridge is $56,310 with a poverty rate of 24.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $847 per month, and the median house value is $173,800. The median age in Cambridge is 37.3 years, 34.6 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cambridgewas:

  • Black or African American: 44.61%
  • White: 42.07%
  • Two or more races: 10.29%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cambridge, Maryland is 12,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,188.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,455.

Cambridge, Maryland Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201032,6880.00%
201132,699110.03%
201232,476-223-0.69%
201332,555790.24%
201432,492-63-0.19%
201532,419-73-0.23%
201632,276-143-0.44%
201732,105-171-0.53%
201831,960-145-0.45%
201931,929-31-0.10%
202031,898-31-0.10%
202131,867-31-0.10%

Cambridge Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,17542.07%
Black or African American5,48744.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.03%
Asian2421.97%
Some Other Race1261.02%
Two or More Races1,26610.29%
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Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2022

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Cambridge Median Age

39.7


Total

36.4


Male

41.1


Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 9,363 adults, (2,342 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female

6,697

54.45%

Male

5,603

45.55%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cambridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All41.9%58.1%
Non Family35.5%64.5%
Female21.8%78.2%
Male17.6%82.4%

41.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cambridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3642.241.9
Married1,5233.0772
Male3403.7417.6
Female1,0892.9821.8
Non Family2,4121.0835.5

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Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Cambridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3033.51%
9th to 12th Grade8329.64%
High School Graduate2,94334.09%
Some College2,18325.28%
Associates Degree5896.82%
Bachelors Degree1,00011.58%
Graduate Degree7849.08%
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Cambridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15413471
White3,9933,6731,114
Other Race1218931
Hispanic585436102
2+ Races41833357
Black3,6072,978465
Native American44

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 asian people with a rate of 46.10%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,043$39,375$25,702
Less Than 9th Grade$18,913$$14,524
High School Graduate$29,698$33,693$20,104
Some College$26,672$41,125$25,610
Bachelors Degree$43,380$44,028$40,400
Graduate Degree$69,474$43,922$81,699

$31,043

Average Earnings

$39,375

Average Male

$25,702

Average Female

Cambridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cambridge Language by Age

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Cambridge Language

91.46% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3351,67531.40%
Multiple1,25835928.54%
Hispanic86718921.80%
White4,54469815.36%
Asian23062.61%
OtherNaN%

24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.19%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Black, with 31.40% 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 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.43%.

Cambridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School18.86%
Some College14.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.79%
Male Unemployed61.22%
Female Employed12.47%
Female Unemployed41.63%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cambridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,063$54,375
Families$54,565$68,227
Married Families$83,589-
Non Families$23,912$35,679
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Income by Household Type

Cambridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cambridge Married by Age and Sex

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Cambridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

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Cambridge Marital Status

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665

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
First Gulf War141
Vietnam243
Korea37
World War II6

Cambridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3449
35 to 54126
55 to 64146
65 to 74217
75+127

Cambridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2876.30%
Black3479.08%
Asian115.88%
2+ Races202.99%
Hispanic233.73%

Cambridge Veterans by Race

Cambridge Veterans by Education

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6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cambridge Employment by Age

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Cambridge Employment by Race

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Cambridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.41%

Born in Cambridge

94.94%

Native Born

5.06%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.94% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 76.41% having been born in Maryland. 3.58% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18904,1920.00%
19005,7471,5553.21%
19106,4076601.09%
19207,4671,0601.54%
19308,5441,0771.36%
194010,1021,5581.69%
195010,3512490.24%
196012,2391,8881.69%
197011,595-644-0.54%
198011,7031080.09%
199011,514-189-0.16%
200010,911-603-0.54%
201012,4551,5441.33%
201112,5721170.94%
201212,484-88-0.70%
201312,553690.55%
201412,524-29-0.23%
201512,493-31-0.25%
201612,413-80-0.64%
201712,359-54-0.44%
201812,284-75-0.61%
201912,260-24-0.20%
202012,236-24-0.20%
202112,212-24-0.20%
202212,188-24-0.20%

Cambridge Population by Year