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Area: 0.681 square miles

Population: 11,918

Population density:
East Cambridge:

17,509 people per square mile
Cambridge:

17,211 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 6,27051.1%White
    • 2,04916.7%Asian
    • 1,61013.1%Black
    • 1,49312.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5234.3%Two or more races
    • 1211.0%American Indian
    • 1060.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 990.8%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in East Cambridge in Cambridge, MA
Median household income in 2016:
East Cambridge:

$68,904
Cambridge:

$86,657

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 674Less than $10,000
  • 1,208$10,000 to $19,999
  • 500$20,000 to $29,999
  • 443$30,000 to $39,999
  • 300$40,000 to $49,999
  • 208$50,000 to $59,999
  • 438$60,000 to $74,999
  • 480$75,000 to $99,999
  • 678$100,000 to $124,999
  • 462$125,000 to $149,999
  • 471$150,000 to $199,999
  • 355$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 59Less than $50,000
  • 117$50,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $199,999
  • 66$200,000 to $249,999
  • 57$250,000 to $299,999
  • 346$300,000 to $399,999
  • 278$400,000 to $499,999
  • 285$500,000 to $749,999
  • 126$750,000 to $999,999
  • 513$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 133Less than $100
  • 981$100 to $199
  • 381$200 to $299
  • 450$300 to $399
  • 122$400 to $499
  • 202$500 to $599
  • 491$600 to $699
  • 218$700 to $799
  • 117$800 to $899
  • 148$900 to $999
  • 359$1,000 to $1,249
  • 414$1,250 to $1,499
  • 767$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,238$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
East Cambridge:

$1,226
Cambridge:

$1,908

Zip codes: 02141, 02142.

Males:

5,557
Females:

6,361
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

37.2 years
Whole city:

29.6 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

41.0 years
Whole city:

30.9 years

Average household size:
East Cambridge:

2.4 people
Cambridge:

2.1 people

Percentage of family households:
East Cambridge:

27.4%
Cambridge:

31.3%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

25.0%
Cambridge:

30.7%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
East Cambridge:

32.8%
Cambridge:

26.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
East Cambridge:

14.4%
Cambridge:

7.7%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
East Cambridge:

28.3%
Cambridge:

29.2%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
East Cambridge:

26.5%
city:

29.0%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
East Cambridge:

8.0%
Cambridge:

2.5%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

36.4%
Cambridge:

29.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
East Cambridge:

25.8%
Cambridge:

35.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

1.5%
city:

2.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

36.4%
Cambridge:

32.5%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Cambridge
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Cambridge
  • 561 room
  • 1402 rooms
  • 2223 rooms
  • 3344 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 1306 rooms
  • 767 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 2569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cambridge
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cambridge
  • 6911 room
  • 4162 rooms
  • 1,2973 rooms
  • 1,1344 rooms
  • 7565 rooms
  • 3056 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Cambridge
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Cambridge
  • 56no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 6972 bedrooms
  • 1493 bedrooms
  • 1694 bedrooms
  • 1675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cambridge
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cambridge
  • 770no bedroom
  • 1,6151 bedroom
  • 1,3492 bedrooms
  • 6873 bedrooms
  • 2864 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.3
Cambridge:

1.3

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.6
city:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
East Cambridge:

80.4%
Cambridge:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (4.6% of all units):
    East Cambridge:

    $686,714
    Cambridge:

    $1,240,935

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (6.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $305,714
    city:

    $1,007,090

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2016 (14.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $499,137
    Cambridge:

    $803,202

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (22.9% of all units):
    East Cambridge:

    $668,186
    city:

    $621,383

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (28.0% of all units):
    East Cambridge:

    $351,694
    Cambridge:

    $699,521

Year house built in East Cambridge
  • Year house built in East Cambridge
  • 292014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 3031990 to 1999
  • 7461980 to 1989
  • 8031970 to 1979
  • 6621960 to 1969
  • 3741950 to 1959
  • 4851940 to 1949
  • 3,0011939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

164.5
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 208Less than 5 minutes
  • 6665 to 9 minutes
  • 80110 to 14 minutes
  • 92515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,43920 to 24 minutes
  • 37225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,02830 to 34 minutes
  • 20335 to 39 minutes
  • 62640 to 44 minutes
  • 49845 to 59 minutes
  • 28960 to 89 minutes
  • 10290 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 24.4%1,663Drove a car alone
  • 4.1%280Carpooled
  • 10.0%685Bus or trolley bus
  • 4.0%272Streetcar or trolley car
  • 24.0%1,635Subway or elevated
  • 3.5%241Railroad
  • 1.6%106Taxi
  • 0.2%15Motorcycle
  • 5.3%360Bicycle
  • 25.9%1,769Walked
  • 0.8%53Other means
  • 3.7%250Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 11912:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2615:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 515:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 1356:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 3556:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 4747:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 6417:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 2,3138:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1,1188:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 9959:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 21310:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 20811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 21412:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1694:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    13.3%
    city:

    12.5%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    10.5%
    city:

    7.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    12.6%
    city:

    11.3%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    6.7%
    city:

    9.9%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    8.8%
    city:

    15.1%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    13.0%
    city:

    8.3%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    7.8%
    city:

    11.5%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    0.8%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    11.3%
    city:

    13.1%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.8%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    10.5%
    city:

    8.9%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    15.9%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    8.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.0%
    city:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    23.3%
    city:

    17.7%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    0.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
East Cambridge:

0.6%
Cambridge:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    East Cambridge:

    11.8%
    Cambridge:

    8.9%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    East Cambridge:

    4.8%
    Cambridge:

    17.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    East Cambridge:

    11.2%
    Cambridge:

    9.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    East Cambridge:

    41.3%
    Cambridge:

    15.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
East Cambridge:

16.9%
Cambridge:

14.8%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
East Cambridge:

2245
Cambridge:

2004

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
East Cambridge:

2255
Cambridge:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
East Cambridge:

77.3%
Cambridge:

63.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 29.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Coal or coke

Highways in this neighborhood:

Monsignor Obrien Hwy (State Hwy 28)

Length: 1.32 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2 to 262

Charlestown Ave (Gilmore Brg)

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: SW-NE

US Hwy 3

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: E-W

State Hwy 28 (Msgr O'Brien Hwy)

Length: 0.16 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 11

Roads and streets:

Land Blvd (Commercial Ave)

Length: 1.22 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 299

Cambridge St

Length: 0.80 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 637

Rogers St

Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 200

3rd St

Length: 0.77 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 385

Binney St

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 294

Thorndike St

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 195

Spring St

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Charles St

Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 330

Otis St

Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 186

Hurley St

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 399

1st St

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 387

Gore St

Length: 0.59 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 198

5th St

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2 to 299

Bent St

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 332

2nd St

Length: 0.53 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 259

Cambridge Pkwy

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

6th St

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 198

Linskey Way (Munroe St)

Length: 0.43 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Sciarappa St

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 134

Fulkerson St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 176

Industrial Park Rd

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Broadway

Length: 0.23 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 12 to 102

Main St

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: E-W

Canal Park

Length: 0.21 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 10

7th St

Length: 0.21 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

Winter St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Museum Way

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Cambridgeside Pl

Length: 0.16 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

8th St

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 229

Athenaeum St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Potter St

Length: 0.10 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 88

Water St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Lopez Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Lambert St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Spring Pl

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

N Point Blvd

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Emmet Pl

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Bacon Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Memorial Dr

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE

Linehan Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Rufo Rd

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

4th Street Pl

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Railroad features:

Mbta Commuter Rail

Length: 2.96 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Mass transit rail lines:

Lechmere Viaduct (Mbta Green Line Trolley)

Length: 0.45 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Other features:

Broad Cnl

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W

Highways in this neighborhood:

Railroad features:

Boston and Maine RR

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: SE-NW
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