Cambridge, Nebraska

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Cambridge, Nebraska

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High Points

Cambridge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Cambridge Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Cambridge Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 15% Cambridge Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 18% Cambridge College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Cambridge, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 7
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Cambridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 187 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 231 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Furnas
Standard Zip Codes 69022
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.281
Longitude -100.165

Cambridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 36 to 69 F
Annual Precip 22 inches
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station MCCOOK
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.6 inches
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Cambridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,041 100%
Male 479 46%
Female 562 54%
Under 18 257 24.7%
18+ 784 75.3%
65+ 262 25.2%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,028 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Cambridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 971
Growth -70
Growth % -6.7%

Cambridge 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
German 45.8%
US/American 13.5%
English 12.8%
Irish 7.5%
Swedish 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Dutch 1.4%
Hungarian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Danish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Russian 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cambridge 1,041 $37,500
Arapahoe 1,028 $36,750
Bartley 355 $36,406
Danbury 127 $44,583
Holbrook 225 $30,875
Indianola 642 $35,469
Wilsonville 118 $37,500

Cambridge Public Libraries

Butler Memorial Library
621 PENN
Cambridge, Nebraska
(308) 697-3836

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Cambridge Hospitals

(Government - Local)
P O BOX 488, 1305 WEST HWY 6 & 34
(308) 697-3329
Emergency Service: Yes

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Cambridge High Schools (2004)

Serves 107 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

Cambridge Colleges

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