Cambridge City, Indiana

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Cambridge City, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Cambridge City, Indiana

Comparing Cambridge City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Age of the Population 6 8
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 7 6
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Cambridge City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles E of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 47327
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.812
Longitude -85.171

Cambridge City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Cambridge City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,121 100%
Male 993 46.8%
Female 1,128 53.2%
Under 18 505 23.8%
18+ 1,616 76.2%
65+ 406 19.1%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.85
White 2,107 99.3%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 1%

Estimated Cambridge City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,027
Growth -94
Growth % -4.4%

Cambridge City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.2%
German 25.2%
Irish 12.6%
English 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Scottish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
European 1.7%
Dutch 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Welsh 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cambridge City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cambridge Cty (47327)
Jacksonburg (47327)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cambridge City 2,121 $41,731
Centerville 2,427 $37,566
Dublin 697 $31,488
Greens Fork 371 $36,786
Hagerstown 1,768 $48,864
Milton 611 $36,635
Straughn 263 $33,906

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Cambridge City Pl
Cambridge City, Indiana
(765) 478-3335
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Cambridge City High Schools (2004)

Serves 357 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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