Cambridge employment information

Income per capita$48,446$36,441$28,555
Median household income$75,909$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$116,196$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$57,648$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$40,275$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$32,546$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level15.0%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cambridge is 70% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cambridge is 42% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cambridge is 4% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Cambridge median earnings by income bracket

Cambridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.4%0.3%
Manufacturing sector7.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.5%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services6.3%6.8%
Public administration2.8%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%0.7%
Education, health & social services35.9%47.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,249$171,538221%
Wellesley, MA28,858$159,615198%
Winchester, MA21,863$141,829165%
Lexington, MA32,306$137,456157%
Needham, MA29,540$129,154141%
Cambridge, MA106,844$75,90942%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
High Point, NC106,797$43,01520%
Lehigh Acres, FL106,747$39,68626%
Round Rock, TX106,972$70,95233%
Billings, MT106,979$49,2658%
Brandon, FL106,604$56,0125%
Cambridge, MA106,844$75,90942%
Source: The Cambridge, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.