West Cambridge employment information

IndexWest CambridgeCambridgeMassachusetts
Income per capita$90,559$50,195$38,069
Median household income$118,892$83,122$70,954
Median income owner occupied$0$120,819$95,052
Median income renter occupied$0$66,077$39,116
Median earnings male$73,734$42,850$45,946
Median earnings female$47,224$35,883$32,028
Unemployment rate2.5%3.7%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a14.0%11.4%
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  • The income per capita in West Cambridge is 204% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Cambridge is 115% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Cambridge is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Cambridge is equal to the national average.

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West Cambridge median earnings by income bracket

West Cambridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.7%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services4.8%2.3%
Public administration2.5%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services36.2%50.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
Cambridge, MA108,757$83,12250%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Antioch, CA108,675$65,53018%
Murrieta, CA108,583$76,14938%
Temecula, CA108,965$83,84052%
High Point, NC108,982$43,32222%
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,067$70,54128%
Cambridge, MA108,757$83,12250%
Source: The West Cambridge, Cambridge, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).