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Cambridge, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Cambridge had a population of 175 as of July 1, 2019. Cambridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge is located at latitude 38.2217 and longitude -85.6166 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cambridge encompass a land area of 0.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Cambridge (GNIS ID: 2403974) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cambridge is located within Southeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.


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Cambridge, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cambridge, KY Housing Affordability Index is 227
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cambridge, KY Wealth Index is 157
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 175 (100%)
Population in Households 131 (74.9%)
Population in Families 102 (58.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 44 (25.1%)
Population Density 3,165
Diversity Index2 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,692
Average Household Income $99,229
Per Capita Income $33,944
Wealth Index4 157

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $191,964
Housing Affordability Index3 227
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 82
Average Household Size 1.6
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.68% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Cambridge, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 490 10th
Population Density # 68 88th
Diversity Index # 159 71st
Median Household Income # 74 86th
Per Capita Income # 108 80th

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