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Cambridge, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Cambridge had a population of 1,007 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge is located at latitude 40.2843 and longitude -100.1654 in Furnas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cambridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Furnas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,267 feet.

The City of Cambridge (GNIS ID: 2393508) 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 City of Cambridge is located within Cambridge Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Furnas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cambridge: Pickletown.

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


Total Population 1,007
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 760
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 753
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,330
Average Household Income $65,180
Per Capita Income $29,810


Total Housing Units 565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $94,792
Average Home Value $133,604


Total Households 465
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 269
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 -0.65% -0.62%
Households -0.63% -0.57%
Families -0.13% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Cambridge, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 114 81st
Population Density # 321 45th
Diversity Index # 408 29th
Median Household Income # 464 20th
Per Capita Income # 226 61st

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