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Cambridge, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cambridge had a population of 1,867 as of July 1, 2017. Cambridge ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge is located at latitude 43.0279 and longitude -73.3812 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cambridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The Village of Cambridge (GNIS ID: 2391572) 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.

The Village of Cambridge is located within Town of White Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cambridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cambridge: Dorr's Corners, North White Creek.

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Cambridge, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,867
Daytime Population: Workers 934
Daytime Population: Residents 902
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,860
Population in Familes 1,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,093
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,397
Average Household Income $57,556
Per Capita Income $24,472


Total Housing Units 894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $168,195
Average Home Value $198,459


Total Households 790
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.19%
Households -0.17% -0.28%
Families 0.22% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Cambridge, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 632 47th
Population Density # 673 44th
Diversity Index # 949 21st
Median Household Income # 1028 14th
Per Capita Income # 927 23rd

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