Cambridge, Nebraska Population 2024

1,088

Cambridge is a city located in Frontier County, Furnas County, and Red Willow County Nebraska. Cambridge has a 2024 population of 1,088. Cambridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 1.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,074 in 2020.

The average household income in Cambridge is $77,373 with a poverty rate of 6.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cambridge is 42.4 years, 44.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

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

  • White: 98.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
817.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.3% (14)
The current population of Cambridge, Nebraska is 1,088 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,074.

Cambridge, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,15098.29%
Two or more races171.45%
Other race30.26%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cambridge Median Age

42.4

Total

44.1

Male

41

Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 862 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

96.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female59650.94%
Male57449.06%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4842.3582.917.1
Married2743.0594.95.1
Non Family1871.1766.833.2
Female183.3961.138.9
Male541000

3.03

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cambridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade313.67%
9th to 12th Grade556.52%
High School Graduate21625.59%
Some College20324.05%
Associates Degree10712.68%
Bachelors Degree18722.16%
Graduate Degree455.33%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White779696216
Hispanic525216
2+ Races13100
Other Race330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 30.77%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,625$49,688$33,375
Less Than 9th Grade$45,536$0$0
High School Graduate$46,667$57,813$0
Some College$34,667$53,906$23,750
Bachelors Degree$36,838$0$36,324
Graduate Degree$57,679$57,500$0

$41,625

Average Earnings

$49,688

Average Male

$33,375

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

91.47% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 8.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.53% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,045625.93%
Multiple17635.29%
Hispanic7656.58%

6.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Multiple, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is White, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.24%.

Cambridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.97%
Some College7.42%
High School7.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.9%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.02%
Female Unemployed0%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cambridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,250$77,373
Families$77,031$101,022
Married Families$81,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,519$36,372

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cambridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cambridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War24
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War16
Korea15
World War II3

Cambridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+25
35 to 5419
55 to 6419
65 to 7414
18 to 348

Cambridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White829.74%
Hispanic813.33%
2+ Races317.65%

Cambridge Veterans by Race

Cambridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

0%

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

61.88%

Born in Cambridge

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 61.88% having been born in Nebraska. 0.26% 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
20291,10530.27%
20281,10240.36%
20271,09830.27%
20261,09540.37%
20251,09130.28%
20241,08840.37%
20231,08430.28%
20221,08180.75%
20211,073-1-0.09%
20201,074696.87%
20191,005-16-1.57%
20181,021-14-1.35%
20171,03510.1%
20161,034-13-1.24%
20151,04750.48%
20141,04260.58%
20131,036-11-1.05%
20121,047-7-0.66%
20111,054-5-0.47%
20101,05900%

Cambridge Population by Year