Cambridge, Wisconsin

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Cambridge, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Cambridge Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Cambridge Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Cambridge People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Cambridge College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cambridge Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cambridge Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Cambridge, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Cambridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dane
Metro Area Madison
Standard Zip Codes 53523
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.97
Longitude -89.04

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 10 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Cambridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,101 100%
Male 526 47.8%
Female 575 52.2%
Under 18 268 24.3%
18+ 833 75.7%
65+ 215 19.5%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,085 98.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Cambridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,227
Growth 126
Growth % 11.4%

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 38.3%
Norwegian 25.1%
Irish 7%
English 4.9%
US/American 3.6%
Polish 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
French (except Basque) 3%
European 2.1%
Italian 1.8%
Swedish 1.7%
Swiss 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
Dutch 1.2%
Danish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
British 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cambridge 1,101 $57,895
Deerfield 1,971 $55,278
Edgerton 4,933 $52,555
Fort Atkinson 11,621 $51,689
Lake Mills 4,843 $54,131
Marshall 3,432 $51,691
Stoughton 12,354 $58,543
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Cambridge High Schools (2004)

Serves 333 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

Cambridge Colleges

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