Cambridge, WI Population

Population: 1,101. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,227 (+11.4% change)
Males: 526 (47.8%), Females: 575 (52.2%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 53523

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $52,039
Median house value: $128,800

Races in Cambridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (45.3%), Norwegian (27.4%), Irish (14.3%), English (8.4%), French (4.3%), Polish (4.0%).

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cambridge

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cambridge village

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +166 (+17.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cambridge:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cambridge:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 27 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 57 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cambridge:

Amtrak station near Cambridge:

  • 20 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cambridge:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 24 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 28 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 29 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)

Schools

Public high school in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE HI (Students: 333; Location: 403 CHURCH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE EL (Students: 400; Location: 802 W WATER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NIKOLAY MID (Students: 243; Location: 211 SOUTH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Cambridge:

  • CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $112,110; Location: 200 S. SPRING ST.; 20,013 books; 910 audio materials; 786 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)