Cambridge (zip 02138), Massachusetts 

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Population

39,547

+3.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$78,534

Median Home Price

$1,051,400

Median Age

28.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.8

summer / winter

Boston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Cambridge (zip 02138), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the 02138 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Cambridge, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living


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

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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Cambridge
Zip Codes: Cambridge (zip 02138)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cambridge (zip 02138) is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cambridge (zip 02138) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cambridge (zip 02138)'s cost of living is 84.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cambridge (zip 02138)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cambridge (zip 02138)'s population is 39,547 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cambridge (zip 02138) is Real Estate: $1,051,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Cambridge (zip 02138) 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 (zip 02138). More Education



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Housing Market in Cambridge

It's a good time to buy in Cambridge. Home Appreciation is up 9.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cambridge is $1,051,400.

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Reviews for Cambridge   1 Reviews
Harvard Square - 2/3/2008
Two worlds in Harvard square. Expensive post-graduate apartments and expensive professor mansions. Town center (Harvard Square) quickly becoming over-run by national... Read More

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