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Income/capita 12%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 20%
IndexCambridgeIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,167$31,502$29,829
Median household income$57,604$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,650$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,417$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$39,904$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,734$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cambridge is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cambridge is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cambridge is 60% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,398$57,604$115,208
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Cambridge median earnings by income bracket

      Cambridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.1%5.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.1%14.2%
      Public administration6.9%7.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%3.1%
      Education, health & social services7.0%36.0%
      Other19.2%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coal Valley, IL3,825$65,71419%
      Colona, IL4,876$61,87512%
      Geneseo, IL6,589$60,5319%
      Orion, IL2,013$59,8448%
      Andover, IL583$59,6888%
      Cambridge, IL2,162$57,6044%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kalkaska, MI2,162$30,20845%
      Edgerton, OH2,162$43,82421%
      Wenonah, NJ2,163$102,75086%
      Balm, FL2,161$60,4009%
      Crossville, AL2,161$31,15744%
      Cambridge, IL2,162$57,6044%
      Source: The Cambridge, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).