Population density (sq mi)17,01489491
Median age30.539.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%43%43%
Speak English68%77%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Cambridge is 1803% higher than Massachusetts
  • The median age in Cambridge is 23% lower than Massachusetts
  • In Cambridge 67.10% of the population is White
  • In Cambridge 10.69% of the population is Black
  • In Cambridge 15.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Cambridge, MA Demographics


      Cambridge population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.23%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.38%3.01%3.06%
      Other race2.31%4.13%4.75%
      In Cambridge, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Cambridge age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Cambridge, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).