Cambridge demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,17962791
Median age34.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English93%82%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Cambridge, MD has a population of 12,552 and is the 3,298th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,179 per sq mi which is 88% higher than the Maryland average and 1201% higher than the national average. The median age in Cambridge is 34 which is approximately 10% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Cambridge, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 77% of Cambridge residents were born in Maryland, 17% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Cambridge is 88% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Cambridge is 10% lower than Maryland.
  • In Cambridge 44.70% of the population is White.
  • In Cambridge 47.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cambridge 1.82% of the population is Asian.

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      Cambridge population breakdown by race

      Black or African American47.60%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.05%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race3.08%3.12%3.06%
      Other race2.74%3.67%4.75%
      In Cambridge, 6.2% 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.

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