|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cambridge is 117,090. Cambridge, Massachusetts is the 245th largest city in the US.
Cambridge is located entirely in Middlesex County.
The peak population of Cambridge was in 1950, when its population was 120,740. In 1950, Cambridge was the 87th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 245th largest city in the US. Cambridge is currently 3.0% smaller than it was in 1950.
Cambridge has grown 15.1% since the 2000. Cambridge, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Cambridge has a population density of 16,470.2 people per square mile. Cambridge has the 2nd highest population density in Massachusetts.
|240||Wilmington, North Carolina||117,643||31.0%|
|241||North Charleston, South Carolina||117,472||43.8%|
|243||West Palm Beach, Florida||117,286||41.5%|
|247||West Jordan, Utah||116,541||46.6%|
|250||Broken Arrow, Oklahoma||116,330||44.1%|
The total voting age population of Cambridge, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 82,286. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.1% of the residents of Cambridge are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cambridge are 66.1% White, 16.7% Asian, 10.7% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cambridge, 12.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.7%. On a per-household basis, 7.3% of families are below the poverty line in Cambridge.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.6% of Cambridge residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.5% of Cambridge residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 79.0% have a bachelor's degree and 50.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cambridge residents aged 5 and older, 33.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 13.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 9.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cambridge, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cambridge is $103,154.
In Cambridge, 34.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 65.2% of housing units in Cambridge.
Of all the housing units in Cambridge, 48.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Cambridge, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 7,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cambridge is $2,221.
In Cambridge, 88.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.