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Population in 2012: 12,503 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.6%
 

Males: 5,964  (47.7%)
Females: 6,539  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21613.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,188 (it was $25,967 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$34,188
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,625

Cambridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $169,831 (it was $78,900 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$169,831
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $242,765; Detached houses: $242,384; Townhouses or other attached units: $427,037; In 2-unit structures: $223,695; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $593,686; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,394; Mobile homes: $56,820

Median gross rent in 2012: $791.

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  • Black alone - 6,120 (49.4%)
  • White alone - 5,159 (41.7%)
  • Hispanic - 634 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 230 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 196 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cambridge: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (12.4%), German (7.9%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.5%), Italian (1.4%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1793

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 6.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,859 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cambridge:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cambridge city:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

619 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.0%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Cambridge, Maryland as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cambridge to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,182 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,736 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (45.3 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (55.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (110.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Algonquin, MD (1.3 miles ), Church Creek, MD (2.4 miles) , Trappe, MD (2.6 miles ), District 13, Bucktown, MD (2.7 miles) , Secretary, MD (2.7 miles ), East New Market, MD (2.9 miles) , Madison, MD (2.9 miles ), Oxford, MD (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2004: 98 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2005: 188 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2006: 163 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 76.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,656 (+21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,557 (51.6%)

Area codes: 410, 443

Cambridge household income distribution Cambridge home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cambridge by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0131100310101
per 100,000 0.09.026.79.29.20.00.026.18.40.08.20.08.0
Rapes 35954632610779
per 100,000 27.045.280.045.936.855.027.017.450.484.557.556.372.3
Robberies 14182015124224394025471633
per 100,000 125.9162.6177.9137.7110.3385.0215.8339.8336.1211.1386.3128.6265.0
Assaults 10813911074738796738693857485
per 100,000 971.01255.3978.3679.4671.1797.6863.4635.9722.6785.5698.6594.7682.5
Burglaries 125122141101148112157129214113107111126
per 100,000 1123.91101.81254.0927.31360.71026.81412.01123.81798.2954.4879.4892.11011.7
Thefts 553522536519548582571558491374442506554
per 100,000 4972.14714.24767.04765.05038.25335.55135.44861.14125.73158.83632.84066.54448.4
Auto thefts 24303931352331152413172226
per 100,000 215.8270.9346.9284.6321.8210.9278.8130.7201.7109.8139.7176.8208.8
Arson 1545966794407
per 100,000 9.045.235.645.982.755.054.061.075.633.832.90.056.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 552.7646.5678.0514.6541.9626.1590.2583.5614.4493.8540.4445.3559.7

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Crime rate in Cambridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
Maryland average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -665 (-5.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cambridge-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Cambridge city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cambridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Barth - Novelist, James A. Adkins - General, Stephen Allen Benson - Former President of Liberia, George L. P. Radcliffe - Politician, William Henry Hooper - Territorial Delegate, Charles Wilson Dyson - Admiral, Troy Brohawn - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 300 BYRN STREET)
  • DORCHESTER CNTY HLTH DEPT HHA (Home Health Center, 310 GAY STREET)
  • DORCHESTER GENL HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 300 BYRN ST BOX 439)
  • EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL CENTER (Hospital, 5262 WOODS ROAD)
  • CHESAPEAKE WOODS CENTER (Nursing Home, 525 GLENBURN AVENUE)
  • GLASGOW NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 311 GLENBURN AVENUE)
  • MALLARD BAY NUR AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 520 GLENBURN AVE)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE AT MALLARD BAY (Nursing Home, 520 GLENBURN AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Cambridge, MD

Airports and heliports located in Cambridge:


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Local government website: www.intercom.net/npo/cambridge

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cambridge:

  • Salisbury University (about 30 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 7,211)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 32 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 37 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 38 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 42 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 47 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 4,405)
  • Bowie State University (about 49 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,111)

Private high schools in Cambridge:

  • COUNTRYSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 5333 AUSTIN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OPEN BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 1619 RACE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE RIDGE SCHOOL OF THE EASTERN SHORE (Students: 31; Location: 821 FIELDCREST RD; Grades: 6 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 612 LOCUST ST; Grades: KG - 3)
  • CAMBRIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 2620 CAMBRIDGE BELTWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Cambridge:

  • DORCHESTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,022,374; Location: 303 GAY STREET; 88,879 books; 110 e-books; 2,400 audio materials; 1,377 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 24 other licensed databases; 145 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Countryside Christian School now has grades PK to 12th.

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Notable locations in Cambridge: Chesapeake Industrial Park (A), Cambridge Yacht Club (B), Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Mallard Bay Health Care Center at Cambridge (D), Cambridge City Hall (E), Cambridge House Nursing Home (F), Dorchester Arts Center (G), Dorchester County Courthouse (H), Dorchester County Jail (I), Dorchester County Public Library - Central Branch (J), Neild Museum (K), Rescue Fire Company Station 1 (L), Cambridge Police Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cambridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shoal Creek Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cambridge include: Bay Country Church (A), Cambridge Church of Christ (B), Chief Cornerstone Church of Jesus Christ (C), Church of the Anointed One Ministries (D), Faith Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), New Revelation Baptist Church (F), Our Shepherd Lutheran Church (G), Refuge Temple Church of God (H), Saint Luke United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Waugh Cemetery (1), Christ Cemetery (2), Cambridge Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cambridge Creek (A), Shoal Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cambridge include: Snows Turn Park (1), Long Wharf Park (2), East Cambridge Park (3), Cambridge Historic District (4), American Legion Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dorchester County Historical Society (Museums; 902 Lagrange Avenue), Richardson Museum Boat Works (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 200 Maryland Avenue), Richardson Maritime Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 401 High Street), Matthews Amusement's (Amusement & Theme Parks; 215 Washington Street).

Hotels: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay (2800 Ocean Gateway), Best Value Inn (2831 Ocean Gateway), Holiday Inn Express Cambridge (2715 Ocean Gateway), Days Inn Cambridge Md (2917 Ocean Gateway).

Courts: Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Dorchester County-Cambr (310 Gay Street), Maryland State Government - District Court Of Maryland- Dorchester County- Clerk's Of (310 Gay Street), Dorchester County - Circuit Court- Clerk's Office-Licensing & Land Rec (206 High Street).

 
Dorchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cambridge and their reported violations in the past:

BONNIE BROOK (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2004 and JUL-12-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-25-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JAN-23-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LODGECLIFFE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Address: 501 COURT LANE, ROOM 209 , Population served: 300, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-21-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cambridge that have no violations reported:

  • CAMBRIDGE (Population served: 14500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAY COUNTRY M.H.P. (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.2% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cambridge, MD

People in group quarters in Cambridge in 2010:

  • 204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 140 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Cambridge in 2000:

  • 281 people in nursing homes
  • 151 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other group homes

Cambridge compared to Maryland state average:

Cambridge, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Cambridge (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Eastern Shore: Bank Of The Eastern Shore at 301 Crusader Road, branch established on 1986/08/19; West Branch at 1025 Washington St, branch established on 1991/12/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.7 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Hebron Savings Bank: Cambridge Branch at 6 Cedar Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.1 mil, Deposits: $389.2 mil, headquarters in Hebron, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland: Sunburst Highway Branch at 424 Dorchester Avenue, branch established on 2004/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $626.9 mil, headquarters in Easton, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cambridge Plaza Branch at 700 Sunburst Highway, branch established on 1970/11/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Provident State Bank, Inc.: Cambridge Branch at 530 Poplar Street, branch established on 1997/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.4 mil, Deposits: $213.8 mil, headquarters in Preston, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holding Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cambridge Branch at 601 Crusader Road, branch established on 1998/02/06. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The National Bank of Cambridge: The National Bank Of Cambridge at 304 High Street, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $201.2 mil, Deposits: $177.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Delmarva Bancshares, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Cambridge Main Branch at 405 Sunburst Highway, branch established on 1901/07/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Cambridge Branch at 403 Academy Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cambridge, Maryland:

  • Cambridge Inn, Rt 50 & Oakhill Rd, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 221-0800
  • Cambridge Maryland Knights Inn, 2831 Ocean Gtwy, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 221-0800
  • Holiday Inn Express-cambridge, 2715 Ocean Gtwy, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 221-9900
  • Days Inn, 2917 Ocean Hwy, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 228-4444, Fax: (410) 228-4472
  • Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, 100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 901-1234, Fax: (410) 901-6301
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 2936 Ocean Gtwy, Cambridge, MD 21613 , Phone: (410) 901-0926, Fax: (410) 901-0960
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cambridge, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cambridge travel time to work - commute


Cambridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Cambridge city (based on Dorchester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Here41.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents54.5%11.4%9.4%5.0%4.8%
Congregations56.5%4.7%3.5%7.1%3.5%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents3.2%2.4%1.6%1.3%6.5%
Congregations4.7%2.4%1.2%3.5%12.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dorchester County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Dorchester County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dorchester County:

15.0%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$15,243$36,5830$0
Other Government Administration 19$90,176$56,9530$0
Police Protection - Officers 50$235,094$56,4230$0
Police - Other 14$40,009$34,2930$0
Streets and Highways 13$35,820$33,0650$0
Health 10$36,597$43,91615$17,643
Solid Waste Management 9$18,781$25,0410$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,489$29,8680$0
Water Supply 15$47,659$38,1271$1,207
Other and Unallocable 6$16,995$33,9900$0
Totals for Government 142$538,863$45,53816$18,850

Cambridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,723,000 ($217.79)
    Police Protection: $2,251,000 ($180.04)
    General - Other: $1,835,000 ($146.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,068,000 ($85.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $707,000 ($56.55)
    Regular Highways: $603,000 ($48.23)
    Fire Protection: $583,000 ($46.63)
    Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($25.67)
    Financial Administration: $278,000 ($22.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $141,000 ($11.28)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($4.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($4.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($4.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $13,000 ($1.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000 ($14.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $781,000 ($62.47)
    Fire Protection: $718,000 ($57.43)
    Police Protection: $173,000 ($13.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($8.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $92,000 ($7.36)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($1.68)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $20,000 ($1.60)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,630,000 ($290.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($2.08)

Cambridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,502,000 ($200.11)
    All Other: $298,000 ($23.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($21.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $226,000 ($18.08)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,325,000 ($105.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($32.87)
    All Other: $140,000 ($11.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $189,000 ($15.12)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($3.12)
    Rents: $8,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $899,000 ($71.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,537,000 ($282.89)
    Highways: $890,000 ($71.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $41,000 ($3.28)
  • Tax - Property: $3,625,000 ($289.93)
    NEC: $246,000 ($19.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($4.56)

Cambridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $355,000 ($28.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,038,000 ($322.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,577,000 ($526.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $836,000 ($66.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,362,000 ($748.78)
    Water Utilities: $305,000 ($24.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $416,000 ($33.27)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($4.00)

Cambridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,224,000 ($337.84)

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.10%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caroline County, MD  0.92% ($28,655 average AGI)
from Talbot County, MD  0.77% ($35,474)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.59% ($45,597)


5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Caroline County, MD  0.79% ($27,708 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.76% ($31,935)
to Talbot County, MD  0.68% ($40,181)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cambridge:

  • WCEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cambridge:

  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cambridge:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cambridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,605,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 928
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 13,202

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cambridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cambridge, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cambridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cambridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 133
  • Hazardous Condition: 81
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Cambridge


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cambridge, MD
Businesses in Cambridge, MD
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Holiday Inn1
Ace Hardware1Hyatt1
Arby's1KFC1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Dennys1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
Fashion Bug1UPS1
FedEx2Walgreens1
GNC1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hardee's1YMCA1
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