Cambridge (zip 02142), Massachusetts 

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Population

3,075

-6.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$104,014

Median Home Price

$1,283,500

Median Age

31.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.9

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Cambridge (zip 02142), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 02142 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Cambridge (zip 02142)
Cost of Living: 101.8% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Cambridge, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cambridge (zip 02142) is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cambridge (zip 02142) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cambridge (zip 02142)'s cost of living is 101.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cambridge (zip 02142)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the 02142 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Cambridge (zip 02142)'s population is 3,075 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 6.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cambridge (zip 02142) is Real Estate: $1,283,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.

SCHOOLS
Cambridge (zip 02142) 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 02142). More Education



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Housing Market in Cambridge

It's a good time to buy in Cambridge. Home Appreciation is up 10.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cambridge is $1,283,500.
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