Cambridge, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 12,376 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.4%
 
Males: 5,638  (45.6%)
Females: 6,738  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21613.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,674 (it was $25,967 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$39,674
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,411 (it was $15,647 in 2000)

Cambridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,060 (it was $78,900 in 2000)
Cambridge:

$172,060
MD:

$312,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $874.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cambridge: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.3%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 44.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cambridge, MD (2017)
    • 6,00947.1%Black alone
    • 5,24941.2%White alone
    • 8686.8%Hispanic
    • 3372.6%Two or more races
    • 2471.9%Asian alone
    • 60.05%American Indian alone

Races in Cambridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Cambridge, Maryland as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cambridge is 204 to 1.


Crime rates in Cambridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.1)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(55.0)
3
(27.0)
2
(17.4)
6
(50.4)
10
(84.5)
7
(57.5)
7
(56.3)
9
(72.3)
2
(16.0)
6
(47.4)
11
(87.3)
12
(95.8)
4
(32.1)
3
(24.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
42
(385.0)
24
(215.8)
39
(339.8)
40
(336.1)
25
(211.1)
47
(386.3)
16
(128.6)
33
(265.0)
31
(247.4)
21
(165.8)
38
(301.4)
28
(223.6)
27
(216.5)
24
(194.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
87
(797.6)
96
(863.4)
73
(635.9)
86
(722.6)
93
(785.5)
85
(698.6)
74
(594.7)
85
(682.5)
86
(686.4)
97
(765.6)
115
(912.3)
86
(686.7)
131
(1,050)
100
(808.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
112
(1,027)
157
(1,412)
129
(1,124)
214
(1,798)
113
(954.4)
107
(879.4)
111
(892.1)
126
(1,012)
95
(758.2)
141
(1,113)
130
(1,031)
130
(1,038)
199
(1,596)
156
(1,262)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
582
(5,336)
571
(5,135)
558
(4,861)
491
(4,126)
374
(3,159)
442
(3,633)
506
(4,067)
554
(4,448)
510
(4,070)
611
(4,823)
647
(5,132)
482
(3,849)
628
(5,036)
437
(3,534)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(210.9)
31
(278.8)
15
(130.7)
24
(201.7)
13
(109.8)
17
(139.7)
22
(176.8)
26
(208.8)
6
(47.9)
24
(189.4)
19
(150.7)
20
(159.7)
26
(208.5)
9
(72.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(55.0)
6
(54.0)
7
(61.0)
9
(75.6)
4
(33.8)
4
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(56.2)
12
(95.8)
5
(39.5)
5
(39.7)
5
(39.9)
14
(112.3)
4
(32.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)621.2585.6578.9609.5489.9536.1441.8555.3444.0558.3632.2552.4630.5491.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cambridge, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: American (19.1%), English (4.5%), German (3.3%), Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1793

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 6.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,840 people per square mile   (low).

Cambridge, Maryland map

585 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This city:

4.6%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,249 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,160 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 76.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,520 (+11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,734 (48.3%)

Area codes: 410, 443

Distribution of median household income in Cambridge, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cambridge, MD in 2017
Cambridge satellite photo by USGS

Cambridge tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Cambridge, MD residents
Average permit cost in Cambridge, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Cambridge, MD
Historical housing units in Cambridge, MD
Most common industries in Cambridge, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Cambridge, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Cambridge, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cambridge, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.368. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.368
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cambridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 29% smaller 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 near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from Cambridge center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from Cambridge center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from Cambridge center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 383.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cambridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cambridge:

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

Airports and heliports located in Cambridge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cambridge:

  • Salisbury University (about 30 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 33 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 34 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 37 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 38 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 41 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 47 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

Public high school in Cambridge:

Private high schools in Cambridge:

  • OPEN BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 35, Location: 1619 RACE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE RIDGE SCHOOL OF THE EASTERN SHORE (Students: 20, Location: 821 FIELDCREST RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cambridge:

Private elementary/middle school in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 22, Location: 205 MARYLAND AVE, Grades: KG-5)
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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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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:

N. DORCHESTER MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOLS (Address: 700 GLASGOW STREET , Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BONNIE BROOK (Address: CO. OFFICE BLDG, 501 COURT LA , Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2013)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BAY COUNTRY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LODGECLIFFE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Address: CO. OFFICE BLDG, 501 COURT LA , Population served: 300, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRYSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Address: 5333 AUSTIN ROAD , Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-13-2012 to MAR-19-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTH DORCHESTER SCHOOL (Address: 700 GLASGOW STREET , Population served: 207, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
HORN POINT LAB. - CTR. FOR ENV. SCIENCE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MEADOW BROOK COURT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from SEP-08-2004 to SEP-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2007)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • CITY OF CAMBRIDGE (Address: 410 ACADEMY ST , Population served: 15,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Cambridge:

Marital status in Cambridge, MD
  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cambridge:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cambridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cambridge, MD (based on Dorchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,16047
Evangelical Protestant3,46031
Catholic1,2173
Black Protestant7203
Other3392
None20,722-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dorchester County:

31.5%
Maryland:

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

15.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cambridge:

48.7%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cambridge:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cambridge, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 44$208,298$56,8090$0
Other and Unallocable 17$57,878$40,8550$0
Streets and Highways 15$51,245$40,9960$0
Water Supply 15$50,096$40,0770$0
Police - Other 12$36,896$36,8960$0
Solid Waste Management 10$23,265$27,9180$0
Financial Administration 6$23,417$46,8340$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,277$55,6626$5,366
Parks and Recreation 2$5,427$32,5620$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 123$465,799$45,4446$5,366

Cambridge government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,053,000 ($408.29)
    Sewerage: $4,789,000 ($386.96)
    Water Utilities: $2,055,000 ($166.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,980,000 ($159.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,220,000 ($98.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $642,000 ($51.87)
    Financial Administration: $376,000 ($30.38)
    General - Other: $280,000 ($22.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $279,000 ($22.54)
    Central Staff Services: $185,000 ($14.95)
    General Public Buildings: $137,000 ($11.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $101,000 ($8.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $747,000 ($60.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $159,000 ($12.85)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,309,000 ($428.98)

Cambridge government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,069,000 ($328.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $642,000 ($51.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000 ($27.47)
    Other: $137,000 ($11.07)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($5.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $211,000 ($17.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $74,000 ($5.98)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($1.94)
    Rents: $20,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,710,000 ($138.17)
    Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($1.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,158,000 ($93.57)
    Sewerage: $557,000 ($45.01)
    Highways: $404,000 ($32.64)
  • Tax - Property: $6,960,000 ($562.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $740,000 ($59.79)
    Individual Income: $599,000 ($48.40)
    Other License: $222,000 ($17.94)
    Public Utility License: $138,000 ($11.15)
    Amusements Sales: $79,000 ($6.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($2.75)

Cambridge government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,667,000 ($1508.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,549,000 ($1417.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,161,000 ($982.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,043,000 ($892.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $593,000 ($47.92)
    End of Fiscal Year: $492,000 ($39.75)

Cambridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,626,000 ($535.39)

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Caroline County, MD  0.92% ($35,043 average AGI)
from Talbot County, MD  0.90% ($35,717)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.44% ($35,945)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Talbot County, MD  0.93% ($40,581 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.78% ($31,765)
to Caroline County, MD  0.67% ($36,788)
Businesses in Cambridge, MD
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Holiday Inn1
Ace Hardware1Hyatt1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2T-Mobile2
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Fashion Bug1Walgreens1
FedEx2Walmart1
GNC1Wendy's1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Hardee's1

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
See more detailed statistics of Cambridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 883ft / 269mTotal length
  • $1,695,000Total costs
  • 39,556Total average daily traffic
  • 3,140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,724Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cambridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cambridge, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (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: 36 (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: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 138. The highest number of fire incidents - 177 took place in 2008, and the least - 28 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cambridge, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.7%), and Outside Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cambridge, MD
    • 1,30255.7%Structure Fires
    • 62226.6%Outside Fires
    • 2129.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2038.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cambridge, MD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cambridge, Maryland:

  • Holiday Inn Express-cambridge, 2715 Ocean Gtwy, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 , Phone: (410) 221-9900
  • Days Inn, 2917 Ocean Hwy, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 , Phone: (410) 228-4444, Fax: (410) 228-4472
  • Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, 100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 , Phone: (410) 901-1234, Fax: (410) 901-6301
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 2936 Ocean Gtwy, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 , Phone: (410) 901-0926, Fax: (410) 901-0960
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cambridge, Maryland
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cambridge, MD
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 28.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.0%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cambridge, MD
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Cambridge compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 23 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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