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Cambridge, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Cambridge had a population of 1,500 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge is located at latitude 43.0066 and longitude -89.0214 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cambridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Cambridge are located in Jefferson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dane County.

The Village of Cambridge (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cambridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cambridge, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,500
Population in Households 1,492
Population in Familes 1,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,059
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 641
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 420
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $218,125
Average Home Value $255,808


Median Household Income $65,627
Average Household Income $77,088
Per Capita Income $32,174
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.7%
Households 0.57% 0.77%
Families 0.78% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cambridge, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 315 59th
Population Density1 # 221 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 542 30th
Median Household Income # 155 80th
Per Capita Income # 159 80th

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