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IndexEast CambridgeCambridgeMassachusetts
Income per capita$73,585$61,036$38,069
Median household income$106,783$107,490$70,954
Median income owner occupied$0$151,317$95,052
Median income renter occupied$0$91,055$39,116
Median earnings male$79,256$56,230$45,946
Median earnings female$58,959$46,349$32,028
Unemployment rate2.9%2.7%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a12.0%11.4%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Cambridge is 147% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Cambridge is 93% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Cambridge is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Cambridge is 100% lower than the national average

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      $71,652 $107,490 $214,980
      $47,297 $70,954 $141,908
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      East Cambridge median earnings by income bracket

      East Cambridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%10.5%
      Financial & insurance services7.9%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services6.4%6.4%
      Public administration0.8%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%2.2%
      Education, health & social services26.6%26.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Dover, MA2,518$217,284292.8%
      Wellesley, MA28,747$213,684286.3%
      Lexington, MA33,304$185,686235.6%
      Cochituate, MA6,730$175,729217.6%
      Needham, MA31,177$174,707215.8%
      Cambridge, MA117,822$107,49094.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lansing, MI117,488$44,23320.0%
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      Beaumont, TX117,321$48,16812.9%
      Evansville, IN118,414$42,62323.0%
      Independence, MO117,139$50,7978.2%
      Cambridge, MA117,822$107,49094.3%
      Source: The East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).