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Population (year 2000): 10,911. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,089 (+1.6% change)
Males: 4,989 (45.7%), Females: 5,922 (54.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $25,967 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Cambridge:

  • Black (49.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (9.9%), English (9.2%), Irish (6.3%), German (5.5%), Italian (1.6%), Scottish (1.3%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Cambridge,

For population 25 years and over in Cambridge

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cambridge city

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -665 (-5.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD (53.5 miles Bowie, pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (63.3 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (117.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (1.8 miles Algonquin, MD (6.6 miles Trappe, Church Creek, MD (6.8 miles) , MD (9.3 miles Secretary, MD (10.5 miles Oxford, East New Market, MD (10.7 miles) , MD Easton, (14.2 miles MD (15.3 miles Preston,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2004: 98 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2005: 188 buildings, average cost: $114,100

Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 76.08 W

Area codes: 410, 443


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,474 (+22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,504 (54.9%)


 

Crime in Cambridge by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 0 1 3 1 1
    per 100,000 27.5 0.0 9.2 27.5 9.2 9.2
Rapes 5 3 5 9 5 4
    per 100,000 45.8 27.5 45.8 82.5 45.8 36.7
Robberies 25 14 18 20 15 12
    per 100,000 229.1 128.3 165.0 183.3 137.5 110.0
Assaults 115 108 139 110 74 73
    per 100,000 1054.0 989.8 1273.9 1008.2 678.2 669.0
Burglaries 164 125 122 141 101 148
    per 100,000 1503.1 1145.6 1118.1 1292.3 925.7 1356.4
Thefts 458 553 522 536 519 548
    per 100,000 4197.6 5068.3 4784.2 4912.5 4756.7 5022.5
Auto thefts 22 24 30 39 31 35
    per 100,000 201.6 220.0 275.0 357.4 284.1 320.8
614.6 548.0 623.4 632.7 482.2 512.1


Average climate in Cambridge, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cambridge,

Cambridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Cambridge city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center caused $150,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cambridge:
  • DORCHESTER GENL HOSP (300 BYRN ST BOX 439)
  • EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL CENTER (ROUTE 2 PO BOX 800)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cambridge:
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT EASTON (about 15 miles; EASTON, MD)
  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 33 miles; SEAFORD, DE)
  • DEER'S HEAD CENTER (about 34 miles; SALISBURY, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cambridge:
  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 44 miles; SALISBURY, MD; ID: SBY)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 57 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • DOVER AFB (about 58 miles; DOVER, DE; ID: DOV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cambridge:
  • CAMBRIDGE-DORCHESTER (about 5 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MD; ID: CGE)
  • EASTON/NEWNAM FIELD (about 17 miles; EASTON, MD; ID: ESN)
  • KENTMORR AIRPARK (about 31 miles; STEVENSVILLE, MD; ID: 3W3)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 17 $47,940 $33,840 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $19,612 $23,534 0 $0
Health 9 $22,566 $30,088 3 $278
Streets and Highways 13 $31,402 $28,986 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $22,876 $30,501 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $9,704 $29,112 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $26,082 $34,776 6 $5,166
Police Protection - Officers 41 $138,260 $40,466 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $9,810 $23,544 0 $0
Totals for Government 117 $328,251 $33,666 9 $5,444


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cambridge:
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 36 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; FT enrollment: 2,940)
  • UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY (about 40 miles; ANNAPOLIS, MD; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ARNOLD, MD; FT enrollment: 6,467)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-OWENS (about 48 miles; GEORGETOWN, DE; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; BOWIE, MD; FT enrollment: 3,323)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
Public high schools in Cambridge:
  • CAMBRIDGE-SOUTH DORCHESTER HIGH (Students: 921; Location: 2475 CAMBRIDGE BYPASS; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 2465 CAMBRIDGE BYPASS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cambridge:
  • MACES LANE MIDDLE (Students: 667; Location: 1101 MACES LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MAPLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 377; Location: 5225 EGYPT RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHOPTANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 1103 MACE'S LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SANDY HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 338; Location: 1503 GLASGOW ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • THE JUDY CENTER (Location: 1405 GLASGOW ST; Grades: 01 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Cambridge:
  • COUNTRYSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 5333 AUSTIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • CHOPTANK CENTER (Students: 41; Location: 2804 PARK DR PO BX 1238; Grades: 7 - 11)
  • CAMBRIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 2620 CAMBRIDGE BETTWAY; Grades: PK - 3)
  • GOLDEN SHORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: P O BOX 220; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Cambridge:
  • DORCHESTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $776,229; Location: 303 GAY STREET; 91,719 books; 571 audio materials; 1,626 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Cambridge: Cambridge Yacht Club (A), Chesapeake Industrial Park (B), Dorchester County Public Library (C), Dorchester Arts Center (D), Neild Museum (E), Dorchester County Courthouse (F), Cambridge City Hall (G), Cambridge House Nursing Home (H), Dorchester County Jail (I).

Shopping Centers: Cambridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shoal Creek Mall Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Cambridge include: Grace United Methodist Church (A), Saint Lukes Methodist Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (D), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Souls Harbor Church of God (F), United Apostolic Church (G), United Missionary Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Cambridge Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Christ Cemetery (3), Waugh Cemetery (4).

Creeks: Cambridge Creek (A), Shoal Creek (B).

Parks in Cambridge include: Cambridge Historic District (1), American Legion Park (2), Long Wharf Park (3), East Cambridge Park (4), Snows Turn Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Cambridge compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cambridge:
  • WCEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cambridge:
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cambridge:
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

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