Cambridge, New York Population 2024

1,931

Cambridge is a city located in Rensselaer County and Washington County New York. Cambridge has a 2024 population of 1,931. Cambridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,946 in 2020.

The average household income in Cambridge is $97,926 with a poverty rate of 10.93%. The median age in Cambridge is 48.7 years: 50.9 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Cambridge Demographics

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

  • White: 92.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
53.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.77% (-15)
The current population of Cambridge, New York is 1,931 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,946.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,73592.48%
Two or more races934.96%
Asian462.45%
Black or African American10.05%
Other race10.05%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cambridge Population by Race

Cambridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cambridge Median Age

48.7

Total

50.9

Male

45.4

Female

Cambridge Adults

There are 1,491 adults, (436 of whom are seniors) in Cambridge.

Cambridge Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cambridge Sex Ratio

Female96051.17%
Male91648.83%

Cambridge Population by Age

Cambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7572.478416
Married3913.1195.74.3
Non Family2721.1464.335.7
Male673.31000
Female274.5274.125.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cambridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade493.78%
Associates Degree947.24%
Bachelors Degree28021.57%
Graduate Degree20916.1%
High School Graduate43233.28%
Less Than 9th Grade251.93%
Some College20916.1%

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
White1,2531,197480
Asian2470
2+ Races20209
Hispanic15143
Other Race100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45%.

Cambridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,033$81,033$73,750
Graduate Degree$80,074$0$70,417
High School Graduate$42,679$44,464$39,750
Less Than 9th Grade$31,538$31,538$0
Overall$45,000$46,447$42,188
Some College$34,375$0$28,365

$45,000

Average Earnings

$46,447

Average Male

$42,188

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

96.46% of Cambridge residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Cambridge Language

Cambridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,73519711.35%
Multiple9366.45%
Black11100%
Other11100%
Hispanic8411.19%

10.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.73%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cambridge is Hispanic, with 1.19% 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 16.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.72%.

Cambridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.97%
High School10.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%
Some College4.95%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed76.92%
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed5.9%

Cambridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cambridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,829$117,837
Households$79,732$97,926
Married Families$92,171$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,375$59,573

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cambridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cambridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cambridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cambridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7451
18 to 3416
75+12
55 to 647
35 to 540

Cambridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White866.11%

Cambridge Veterans by Race

Cambridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cambridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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

67.54%

Born in Cambridge

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Cambridge residents were born in the United States, with 67.54% having been born in New York. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cambridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,916-3-0.16%
20281,919-3-0.16%
20271,922-3-0.16%
20261,925-3-0.16%
20251,928-3-0.16%
20241,931-3-0.16%
20231,934-3-0.15%
20221,937-3-0.15%
20211,940-6-0.31%
20201,946160.83%
20191,930-8-0.41%
20181,938-14-0.72%
20171,952-8-0.41%
20161,960-8-0.41%
20151,968-9-0.46%
20141,977-15-0.75%
20131,992-5-0.25%
20121,997-5-0.25%
20112,002-12-0.6%
20102,01400%

Cambridge Population by Year