Cambridge, Massachusetts

Population 106,456

Cambridge is located in Middlesex County, MA. The population is 106,456, making Cambridge the largest city in Middlesex County and the 4th largest city in the state of Massachusetts.

There are 20 public schools in Cambridge with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Cambridge is very low , and there are 19 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cambridge is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cambridge property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cambridge include Somerville, Allston and Charlestown.

Cambridge Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 6.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 19%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 74.1%

Crime Rate

22.28% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 82
  • Violent Crimes: 279
  • Robbery: 56
  • Burglary: 134
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

90.01% Lower than national avg.
  • 19 offenders in Cambridge
  • 1.78 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

705 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 687


Low 4.3%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 6.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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20 Public Schools view public schools

There are 20 K-12 public schools in Cambridge, MA and 12 private schools. Homefacts rates Cambridge's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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19 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cambridge, MA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$875,000 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

285 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cambridge, MA issued 285 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 285 permits, 31 were issued for single family homes and 254 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cambridge, MA issued 995 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 995 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 979 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,715
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,900
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,311
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,880
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,131

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Environmental Hazards

705 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1123/1149)
    Cambridge, MA has 97.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Cambridge, MA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Cambridge, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.12°
  • February 32.97°
  • March 40.45°
  • April 50.85°
  • May 59.96°
  • June 68°
  • July 75.38°
  • August 73.16°
  • September 66.15°
  • October 55.72°
  • November 45.58°
  • December 31.62°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Cambridge, MA has no risk of hurricanes.
Cambridge, MA has a high risk of hail storms.
Cambridge, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cambridge, MA: $86,657


Unemployment in Cambridge is 4.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.2% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 12.55%
White Collar - 87.45%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • Katherine Clark
  • Michael E. Capuano

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

4 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all