StatisticWest CambridgeCambridgeMassachusetts
Population8,854108,7576,949,503
Population density (sq mi)6,19817,014894
Median age40.330.539.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%41%43%
Speak Englishn/a68%77%
Speak Spanishn/a7%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Cambridge is 64% lower than Cambridge
  • The median age in West Cambridge is 32% higher than Cambridge
  • In West Cambridge 83.81% of the population is White
  • In West Cambridge 1.74% of the population is Black
  • In West Cambridge 9.11% of the population is Asian

Compare Cambridge, MA Demographics

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      West Cambridge population breakdown by race

      RaceWest CambridgeCambridgeMassachusetts
      White83.81%67.10%79.26%
      Black1.74%10.69%7.26%
      Asian9.11%15.24%6.11%
      American Indian0.07%0.23%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.09%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race3.68%4.38%3.01%
      Other race1.50%2.31%4.13%
      In West 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

      West Cambridge age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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