City of Cambridge Ohio Census Information Data

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES: In 2005-2009 there were 5,100 households in Cambridge, Ohio. The average household size was 2.2 people.
Families made up 56 percent of the households in Cambridge, Ohio. This figure includes both married-couple families (33 percent) and other families (23 percent). Nonfamily households made up 44 percent of all households in Cambridge, Ohio. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Married-couple families    33%
Other families    23%
People living alone    39%
Other nonfamily households    5%

Percent of households

NATIVITY AND LANGUAGE: One percent of the people living in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009 were foreign born. Ninety-nine percent was native, including 83 percent who were born in Ohio.

Among people at least five years old living in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009, 3 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 28 percent spoke Spanish and 72 percent spoke some other language; 44 percent reported that they did not speak English “very well.”

GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY: In 2005-2009, 80 percent of the people at least one year old living in Cambridge, Ohio were living in the same residence one year earlier; 13 percent had moved during the past year from another residence in the same county, 6 percent from another county in the same state, 1 percent from another state, and less than 0.5 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Same residence    80%
Different residence, same county    13%
Different county, same state    6%
Different state    1%
Abroad    0%

Percent of people age 1 year and over

EDUCATION: In 2005-2009, 78 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 9 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Twenty-two percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Cambridge, Ohio was 2,700 in 2005-2009. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 410 and elementary or high school enrollment was 2,000 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 330.

The Educational Attainment of People in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Graduate or professional degree    4%
Bachelor’s degree    5%
Associate’s degree    7%
Some college, no degree    21%
High school diploma or equivalency    41%
Less than high school diploma    22%

Percent of people 25 years and over

DISABILITY: In Cambridge, Ohio, among people at least five years old in 2005-2009, percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age – from percent of people 5 to 15 years old, to percent of people 16 to 64 years old, and to percent of those 65 and older.

INDUSTRIES: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Cambridge, Ohio were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 27 percent, and Manufacturing, 16 percent.

Employment by Industry in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining    1%
Construction    6%
Manufacturing    16%
Wholesale trade    3%
Retail trade    11%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities    7%
Information    1%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing    4%
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services    5%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance    27%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services    9%
Other Services, except public administration    5%
Public administration    3%

Percent of employed people 16 years and over

OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER: Among the most common occupations were: Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 24 percent; Sales and office occupations, 23 percent; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23 percent; Service occupations, 21 percent; and Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 8 percent. Seventy-nine percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 15 percent was Federal, state, or local government workers; and 6 percent was Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.

TRAVEL TO WORK: Eighty-seven percent of Cambridge, Ohio workers drove to work alone in 2005-2009, 7 percent carpooled, 1 percent took public transportation, and 3 percent used other means. The remaining 2 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 19.5 minutes to get to work.

INCOME: The median income of households in Cambridge, Ohio was $25,365. Sixty-three percent of the households received earnings and 22 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty-five percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $12,117. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

POVERTY AND PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: In 2005-2009, 29 percent of people were in poverty. Thirty-eight percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 20 percent of people 65 years old and over. Twenty-five percent of all families and 53 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
People age 65 and over    20%
Related children under 18 years    38%
All families    25%
Female householder families    53%

Percent below poverty level

POPULATION OF Cambridge, Ohio: In 2005-2009, Cambridge, Ohio had a total population of 11,000 – 6,200 (55 percent) females and 5,100 (45 percent) males. The median age was 39.7 years. Twenty-five percent of the population was under 18 years and 18 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
65 and over    18%
45 to 64    25%
25 to 44    24%
18 to 24    9%
Under 18    25%

Percent of population

For people reporting one race alone, 91 percent was White; 3 percent was Black or African American; 1 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; less than 0.5 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 2 percent was Some other race. Three percent reported Two or more races. One percent of the people in Cambridge, Ohio was Hispanic. Ninety-one percent of the people in Cambridge, Ohio was White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Cambridge, Ohio had a total of 5,900 housing units, 14 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 67 percent was in single-unit structures, 30 percent was in multi-unit structures, and 3 percent was mobile homes. Nine percent of the housing units were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Single-unit structures    67%
In multi-unit structures    30%
Mobile homes    3%

Percent of housing units

OCCUPIED HOUSING UNIT CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Cambridge, Ohio had 5,100 occupied housing units – 2,500 (49 percent) owner occupied and 2,600 (51 percent) renter occupied. Eight percent of the households did not have telephone service and 20 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Thirty percent had two vehicles and another 10 percent had three or more.

HOUSING COSTS: The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $893, nonmortgaged owners $313, and renters $492. Twenty-seven percent of owners with mortgages, 8 percent of owners without mortgages, and 59 percent of renters in Cambridge, Ohio spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Cambridge, Ohio in 2005-2009
Owners with mortgage    27%
Owners without mortgage    8%
Renters    59%

Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing.

American Community Survey, 2005-2009.