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The Village of Cambridge had a population of 2,123 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cambridge is located at latitude 41.2918 and longitude -90.1915 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cambridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The Village of Cambridge (GNIS ID: 2397538) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Cambridge is located within Township of Cambridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cambridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Cambridge, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,123
Population in Households 2,048
Population in Familes 1,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 976
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,696
Average Household Income $63,409
Per Capita Income $26,444


Total Housing Units 921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 652 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $101,657
Average Home Value $128,725


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 573
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.29%
Households -0.15% -0.19%
Families -0.11% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Cambridge, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cambridge to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 493 64th
Population Density # 758 45th
Diversity Index # 738 46th
Median Household Income # 765 44th
Per Capita Income # 782 43rd

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