Cambridge, Maryland Population 2020

12,209

Cambridge is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 12,209, it is the 21st largest city in Maryland and the 2683rd largest city in the United States. Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,326 in 2010. Cambridge reached it's highest population of 12,567 in 2011. Spanning over 13 miles, Cambridge has a population density of 1,146 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cambridge is $54,070 with a poverty rate of 23.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $857 per month, and the median house value is $158,400. The median age in Cambridge is 37.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.4 males.

Cambridge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 47.55%
  • White: 42.04%
  • Two or more races: 5.86%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cambridge, Maryland is 12,209, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,285.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,326.

Cambridge, Maryland Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202031,704-147-0.46%
201931,851-147-0.46%
201831,998-147-0.46%
201732,145-116-0.36%
201632,261-143-0.44%
201532,404-91-0.28%
201432,495-64-0.20%
201332,559860.26%
201232,473-221-0.68%
201132,69460.02%
201032,6880.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,89747.55%
White5,21442.04%
Two or More Races7275.86%
Some Other Race3442.77%
Asian2131.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.05%

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2020

Cambridge Median Age

37.9


Total

36.9


Male

39


Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 9,472 adults, (2,086 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female

6,912

55.74%

Male

5,489

44.26%

Cambridge Households and Families

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cambridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All41%59%
Non Family35.1%64.9%
Male30.9%69.1%
Female15.7%84.3%

41.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1632.3141
Non Family2,2051.1435.1
Married1,4363.0873.4
Female1,1923.2115.7
Male3303.4130.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cambridge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3203.79%
9th to 12th Grade7889.32%
High School Graduate3,37139.88%
Some College1,93222.86%
Associates Degree3604.26%
Bachelors Degree1,12813.34%
Graduate Degree5546.55%

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9063,5581,084
Black3,7543,136430
Hispanic47035863
Multiple Races29625357
Other Race19116725
Asian13711460
Native American66

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 43.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,179$41,471$26,716
Less Than High School$21,544$52,663$18,000
High School Grad$27,516$35,897$21,250
Some College$29,961$41,574$27,727
Bachelors Degree$42,101$44,779$34,524
Graduate Degree$48,826$48,826$52,500

$31,179

Average Earnings

$41,471

Average Male

$26,716

Average Female

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Language by Age

Cambridge Language

92.17% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

Cambridge Poverty

Cambridge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,7571,47825.67%
White4,74584317.77%
Hispanic88735339.80%
Other34020359.71%
Multiple71717123.85%
Asian20741.93%

23.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.39%

Male Poverty Rate

25.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Other, with 59.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Asian, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.28%
High School19.01%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.54%
Female Unemployed31.00%
Female Employed13.86%
Male Employed4.39%

Cambridge Income

Cambridge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,007$54,070
Families$49,764$68,418
Married Families$80,517-
Non Families$23,830$32,900

Cambridge Marital Status

Cambridge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cambridge Married by Age and Sex

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

Cambridge Veterans

737

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War133
Korea78
World War II42
Age Group Veterans
75+192
65 to 74184
35 to 54157
18 to 34105
55 to 6499
Name Veterans % of Total
White3708.34%
Black3127.37%
2 or More3810.00%
Hispanic254.39%
Asian126.90%
Other52.13%

$Cambridge Veterans by Education

5.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cambridge Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.79%

Born in Maryland

96.18%

Native Born

3.82%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.18% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 74.79% having been born in Maryland. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,209-38-0.31%
201912,247-38-0.31%
201812,285-76-0.61%
201712,361-38-0.31%
201612,399-83-0.66%
201512,482-40-0.32%
201412,522-30-0.24%
201312,552710.57%
201212,481-86-0.68%
201112,5671100.88%
201012,4571,5461.33%
200010,911-603-0.54%
199011,514-189-0.16%
198011,7031080.09%
197011,595-644-0.54%
196012,2391,8881.69%
195010,3512490.24%
194010,1021,5581.69%
19308,5441,0771.36%
19207,4671,0601.54%
19106,4076601.09%
19005,7471,5553.21%
18904,1920.00%