Cambridge City, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Cambridge City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Cambridge City had a population of 1,794 as of July 1, 2018. Cambridge City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge City is located at latitude 39.8125 and longitude -85.1716 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cambridge City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Town of Cambridge City (GNIS ID: 2396623) 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 Town of Cambridge City is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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Cambridge City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,794
Population in Households 1,794
Population in Familes 1,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,778
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $38,816
Average Household Income $51,960
Per Capita Income $21,666


Total Housing Units 885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $91,944
Average Home Value $112,822


Total Households 750
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 491
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.46% -0.6%
Households -0.51% -0.59%
Families -0.53% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Cambridge City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge City to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 240 65th
Population Density # 187 73rd
Diversity Index # 634 7th
Median Household Income # 605 11th
Per Capita Income # 546 20th

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