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Cambridge, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Cambridge had a population of 1,504 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Cambridge, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,504
Population in Households 1,496
Population in Familes 1,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,062
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $70,668
Average Household Income $81,353
Per Capita Income $33,959


Total Housing Units 681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $225,704
Average Home Value $265,525


Total Households 641
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.7%
Households 0.5% 0.71%
Families 0.66% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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, 2018 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 # 314 60th
Population Density # 223 71st
Diversity Index # 538 31st
Median Household Income # 126 84th
Per Capita Income # 140 82nd

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