Cambridge, Massachusetts 

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Population

110,402

15% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$75,909

Avg. Home Price

$780,200

Best Places to Live in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Cambridge
Zip Codes: 02138 02139 02140 02141 02142
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cambridge jobs have increased by 1.34%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cambridge's cost of living is 98.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Cambridge's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Cambridge's population is 110,402 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cambridge is $780,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.20%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Cambridge public schools spend $30,570 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.5 students per teacher in Cambridge. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Cambridge

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Reviews for Cambridge   14 Reviews
Lots of changes - 6/24/2015
Cambridge is a great place to live. It is rather expensive, but has great access to Boston, schools and hospitals. There is a lot of construction underway that can be... (Read More)

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Tap water quality ranking in USA - 10/12/2012
Need info on test results on tap or drinking water quality, 02139 Green St area.... (Read More)

Cambridge is Education Hub - 7/23/2012
Home to both Harvard and MIT, Cambridge is the cornerstone of higher education. Residents are very intelligent and open to new ideas. ... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
02138 02139 02140 02141 02142