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People

Total Population 806
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 383
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 60.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,442
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $856
Median House Value $121,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 12.7%
Irish 16.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cambridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Story
Standard Zip Codes 50046
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.898
Longitude -93.528

Cambridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANKENY
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station DES MOINES AP
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alleman 524 $81,932
Elkhart 653 $74,000
Huxley 3,430 $83,321
Kelley 323 $78,036

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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