Cambridge, Iowa 

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College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Cambridge, IA
 $310,000 
16588 NE 42nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1560 SqFt
 $310,000 
16588 NE 42nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1560 SqFt
 $500,000 
4140 NE 151st Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 3704 SqFt
 $323,000 
30673 560th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1680 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
City: Cambridge
Zip Codes: 50046
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cambridge jobs have increased by 1.80%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cambridge's cost of living is 2.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Cambridge's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Cambridge's population is 821 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.99%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cambridge is $184,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.89%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Cambridge
SCHOOLS
Cambridge public schools spend $10,044 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Cambridge. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Cambridge

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ZIP CODES IN CAMBRIDGE, IOWA
50046

NEW LISTINGS IN CAMBRIDGE IA
$310,000
16588 NE 42nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0

$500,000
4140 NE 151st Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

$345,000
55670 290th St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0

$323,000
30673 560th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$196,500
303 East St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

  

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