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Cambridge, Massachusetts,




Cambridge (city), Massachusetts

   People QuickFactsCambridgeMassachusetts
Population, 2003 estimate 101,5876,433,422
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 0.2%1.3%
Population, 2000 101,3556,349,097
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 5.7%5.5%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 4.1%6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 13.3%23.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 9.2%13.5%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.0%51.8%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)68.1%84.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)11.9%5.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.3%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)11.9%3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)3.2%3.7%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.6%2.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 7.4%6.8%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 38.7%58.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 25.9%12.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 31.2%18.7%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 89.5%84.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 65.1%33.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.827.0
 
Housing units, 2000 44,7252,621,989
Homeownership rate, 2000 32.3%61.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $398,500$185,700
 
Households, 2000 42,6152,443,580
Persons per household, 2000 2.032.51
Median household income, 1999 $47,979$50,502
Per capita money income, 1999 $31,156$25,952
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 12.9%9.3%
   Business QuickFactsCambridgeMassachusetts
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,457,862112,792,386
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,113,35458,578,048
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $11,905$9,579
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 404,2749,282,541
Total number of firms, 1997 11,886537,150
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 12.7%7.3%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 29.3%26.6%
   Geography QuickFactsCambridgeMassachusetts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 67,840
Persons per square mile, 2000 15,766.1809.8
FIPS Code 1100025
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:56 EST

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