Housing Data Profile: Cambridge

Demographics

Population

Year Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population in 1990 95,802 averages: 97,510 81,810 28,940 25,890 17,140
Population in 2000 101,355 averages: 99,420 84,120 30,360 27,130 18,090
Population in 2010 105,162 averages: 103,000 86,940 31,310 27,830 18,660
Projected Population in 2020 112,359 averages: 111,000 93,310 32,810 28,960 19,310
Projected Population in 2030 118,625 averages: 119,100 99,810 34,510 30,300 19,930
Age Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population for Ages 5-19 in 1990 14,346 averages: 15,670 13,220 5,001 4,550 3,247
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2000 14,704 averages: 17,120 14,470 5,675 5,079 3,641
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2010 12,781 averages: 16,470 13,940 5,703 5,116 3,572
Population for Ages 20-34 in 1990 37,553 averages: 33,470 27,560 8,325 7,416 4,603
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2000 41,292 averages: 30,870 25,650 7,003 6,112 3,792
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2010 46,742 averages: 32,960 27,280 7,056 5,927 3,763
Population for Ages 35-64 in 1990 29,006 averages: 29,520 25,190 9,910 8,994 5,769
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2000 31,952 averages: 34,100 29,180 11,800 10,770 7,074
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2010 31,125 averages: 36,380 30,960 12,600 11,560 7,700
Population for Ages 65 and over in 1990 9,975 averages: 12,770 10,840 3,815 3,227 2,321
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2000 9,282 averages: 11,990 10,330 4,029 3,468 2,449
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2010 9,988 averages: 11,590 10,040 4,190 3,648 2,571
Median Age 30.8 averages: 36.83 36.49 41 41 43
Number of Students Enrolled in 2012 6,222 averages: 10,110 8,662 4,296 4,125 3,159
Low Income Students 2,801 averages: 5,635 4,625 1,305 977 1,045
Change in Enrollment since 2005-06 419 averages: 188 257 23 -18 -125
Change in Low Income Students since 2005-06 53 averages: 253 439 255 286 230
Race Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 65,259 averages: 58,230 51,220 22,610 21,300 14,200
Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 11,589 averages: 16,620 11,790 2,482 1,217 1,115
Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 15,818 averages: 9,886 8,337 2,360 2,579 990
Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 31 averages: 27 22 7 6 4
Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 159 averages: 168 131 40 29 30
Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 7,974 averages: 13,940 12,180 2,861 1,821 1,788
Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 3,757 averages: 2,499 2,075 608 569 348
Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2011 575 averages: 1,652 1,191 333 310 175
% Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 62.0557 averages: 70.39 68 84 83 89
% Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 11.0201 averages: 7.61 6.838 3.117 2.726 2.001
% Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 15.0416 averages: 10.06 8.8 5.358 7 2.728
% Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 0.0295 averages: 0.02353 0.02218 0.01965 0.02276 0.01784
% Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 0.1512 averages: 0.1138 0.1151 0.107 0.09413 0.2327
% Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 7.5826 averages: 8.045 12.43 4.791 4.294 3
% Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 3.5726 averages: 2.359 2.202 1.534 1.717 1.445
% Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2010 0.5468 averages: 1.405 1.193 0.6344 0.6819 0.4433
White Population in 2000 65,425 averages: 61,660 54,700 23,850 22,680 14,810
% White Population in 2000 64.5503 averages: 79.23 77 89 89 92
Minority Population in 2000 35,930 averages: 37,760 29,400 6,505 4,455 3,279
% Minority Population in 2000 35.4497 averages: 20.77 22.86 10 10.84 7
Minority Population in 2010 39,903 averages: 44,790 35,720 8,694 6,533 4,452
% Minority Population in 2010 37.9443 averages: 29.61 31.6 15 16 10

Population Projections

Year Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Age Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2020 13,406 averages: 16,400 13,940 5,320 4,722 3,245
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2030 15,628 averages: 17,770 15,040 5,354 4,687 3,185
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2020 45,743 averages: 34,800 28,540 7,536 6,218 3,988
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2030 45,266 averages: 34,290 28,170 7,365 6,101 3,811
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2020 34,158 averages: 39,220 33,060 12,790 11,710 7,706
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2030 37,772 averages: 43,070 36,010 13,060 11,730 7,544
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2020 12,929 averages: 14,180 12,410 5,406 4,744 3,358
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2030 13,749 averages: 17,430 15,110 6,917 6,166 4,367

Households

Type Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Family households with children in 2010 6,972 averages: 9,323 7,893 3,347 3,118 2,052
% Family households with children in 2010 15.83 averages: 26.16 25.09 32 33 29
Non-Family households with children in 2010 26,612 averages: 21,230 17,410 4,924 3,962 2,688
% Non-Family households with children in 2010 60.44 averages: 42.65 43.74 31 30 31
Households with householder living alone in 2010 17,933 averages: 14,630 12,190 3,710 2,990 2,086
% Households with householder living alone in 2010 40.73 averages: 30.56 32.01 25 24 25
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 4,242 averages: 4,041 3,498 1,293 1,066 772
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 9.63 averages: 10.48 10.82 10 9.354 10
Tenure Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 15,235 averages: 16,910 14,740 7,100 6,687 4,521
% Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 34.6 averages: 51.21 48.7 73 73 76
Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 28,797 averages: 25,380 20,600 5,208 4,066 2,734
% Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 65.4 averages: 48.79 51.3 26 26 23
Year Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households in 2000 42,615 averages: 40,830 34,240 11,850 10,390 6,962
Households in 2010 44,032 averages: 42,290 35,340 12,310 10,750 7,256
Average Household Size in 2000 2.03 averages: 2.366 2.366 2 2.654 2.585
Average Household Size in 2010 2 averages: 2.405 2.384 2.587 2.604 2
Age Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2010 11,591 averages: 9,000 7,081 1,612 1,220 580
Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2010 13,166 averages: 11,980 9,968 3,192 2,857 1,276
Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2010 9,053 averages: 10,650 9,025 3,779 3,400 1,567
Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2010 6,912 averages: 6,779 5,871 2,340 2,018 941
Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2010 3,310 averages: 3,884 3,390 1,384 1,175 528

Household Projections

Year Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households in 2020 47,221 averages: 46,430 38,660 13,420 11,590 5,370
Projected Households in 2030 49,640 averages: 50,350 41,810 14,440 12,460 5,794
Projected Average Household Size in 2020 2.01 averages: 2.378 2.347 2.43 2.339 1.138
Projected Average Household Size in 2030 2.04 averages: 2.345 2.314 2.341 2.25 1.09
Age Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2020 11,011 averages: 9,044 7,093 1,643 1,248 592
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2020 16,109 averages: 14,000 11,560 3,453 2,992 1,349
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2020 8,242 averages: 10,570 8,881 3,595 3,259 1,503
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2020 8,200 averages: 9,034 7,787 3,268 2,850 1,352
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2020 3,659 averages: 3,768 3,340 1,452 1,242 572
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2030 11,123 averages: 8,958 7,043 1,593 1,207 562
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2030 16,160 averages: 15,130 12,420 3,788 3,240 1,481
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2030 10,310 averages: 11,460 9,575 3,445 3,074 1,404
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2030 7,149 averages: 9,690 8,212 3,549 3,148 1,505
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2030 4,897 averages: 5,113 4,558 2,064 1,787 840
Projected Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 11,763 averages: 10,040 8,175 2,204 1,855 833
Tenure Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 230 averages: 255 224 74 68 29
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 0 averages: 186 238 303 332 143
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 8,589 averages: 7,348 5,907 1,423 1,134 516
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 2,944 averages: 2,248 1,804 403 319 143
Projected Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -4,596 averages: -1,377 -1,010 351 383 193
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -130 averages: -80 -60 1 1 2
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 1,727 averages: 2,279 1,948 996 936 421
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -5,145 averages: -3,263 -2,661 -641 -557 -235
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -1,048 averages: -314 -238 -6 2 5
Projected Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -928 averages: -793 -672 -236 -260 -82
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -137 averages: -175 -153 -68 -62 -28
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -545 averages: -591 -501 -250 -262 -96
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -280 averages: -209 -177 -13 -14 -1
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 34 averages: 180 157 94 77 41
Projected Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -3,066 averages: -3,751 -3,192 -1,228 -1,070 -477
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -55 averages: -82 -82 -43 -38 -18
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -710 averages: -1,165 -1,064 -654 -605 -269
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -1,411 averages: -1,569 -1,275 -318 -247 -112
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -890 averages: -935 -772 -215 -181 -80

Supply

Stock

Type Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Estimate Housing Units 47,654 ± 876 averages: 45,060 37,640 13,050 11,340 8,002
% Single housing units 14.94 averages: 37.42 35.01 68 69 76
% Single housing units, margin of error 0.91 averages: 1.954 1.869 2.794 2.78 3
% 2-4 housing units 33.06 averages: 37.16 37 14 14.11 12
% 2-4 housing units, margin of error 1.33 averages: 2.136 2.349 2.517 2.419 3
% 5-9 housing units 11.48 averages: 5.836 6.55 4.202 3 3
% 5-9 housing units, margin of error 1.01 averages: 1.076 1.131 1.454 1.35 1.805
% 10-19 housing units 8.01 averages: 3.912 4.501 3.411 3.615 2
% 10-19 housing units, margin of error 0.75 averages: 0.834 0.9156 1.195 1.224 1.482
% 20+ housing units 32.49 averages: 15.57 16.79 8 8.422 4
% 20+ housing units, margin of error 21.41 averages: 10.06 10 5 4.998 3
% Other housing units 0.02 averages: 0.105 0.1419 0.3749 0.6526 1.648
% Other housing units, margin of error 0.07 averages: 0.199 0.2175 0.6348 0.8844 2.093
Estimated occupied housing units 44,345 ± 846 averages: 41,630 34,910 12,230 10,760 7,207
Estimated housing units 45,385 ± 920 averages: 41,570 34,840 12,160 10,690 7,185
Age Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Housing units built before 1939 55.3 averages: 54.81 54.03 28 25 26
Housing units built before 1939, margin of error 1.67 averages: 2.692 2.723 3.362 3.102 4
Housing units built before 1940-1959 10.2 averages: 17.31 16.34 20 18.34 16
Housing units built before 1940-1959, margin of error 0.79 averages: 1.802 1.719 2.996 2.737 3
Housing units built before 1960-1979 15.2 averages: 15.35 15.29 24 25 24
Housing units built before 1960-1979, margin of error 1.01 averages: 1.767 1.802 3.402 3.348 4
Housing units built before 1980-2000 11.64 averages: 8.103 8.787 18 21 24
Housing units built before 1980-2000, margin of error 0.91 averages: 1.22 1.284 2.971 3.087 4
Housing units built in 2000 or after 7.67 averages: 4.423 5.544 8.167 8.987 9
Housing units built in 2000 or after, margin of error 0.71 averages: 0.873 1.018 2.056 2.189 3

Permits

Tenure by Year Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of building permits in 2000 465 averages: 76 87 66 66 51
Single Family unit permits in 2000 13 averages: 17 16 38 43 40
Multi-Family unit permits in 2000 452 averages: 59 70 28 23 10
Number of building permits in 2001 52 averages: 111 79 61 46 48
Single Family unit permits in 2001 16 averages: 15 14 32 34 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2001 36 averages: 95 64 29 12 11
Number of building permits in 2002 45 averages: 117 110 54 52 49
Single Family unit permits in 2002 45 averages: 18 23 32 34 38
Multi-Family unit permits in 2002 0 averages: 99 87 21 18 10
Number of building permits in 2003 22 averages: 181 162 79 62 57
Single Family unit permits in 2003 22 averages: 22 24 30 35 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2003 0 averages: 159 137 48 27 20
Number of building permits in 2004 81 averages: 185 169 92 70 64
Single Family unit permits in 2004 39 averages: 21 29 34 40 42
Multi-Family unit permits in 2004 42 averages: 164 140 57 29 21
Number of building permits in 2005 996 averages: 162 203 102 113 69
Single Family unit permits in 2005 47 averages: 30 29 35 45 41
Multi-Family unit permits in 2005 949 averages: 132 174 66 68 28
Number of building permits in 2006 54 averages: 304 246 90 62 55
Single Family unit permits in 2006 12 averages: 25 24 28 36 31
Multi-Family unit permits in 2006 42 averages: 278 222 62 26 24
Number of building permits in 2007 611 averages: 142 144 76 79 43
Single Family unit permits in 2007 25 averages: 13 16 25 30 25
Multi-Family unit permits in 2007 586 averages: 128 128 50 48 18
Number of building permits in 2008 36 averages: 79 78 47 37 28
Single Family unit permits in 2008 12 averages: 8 10 15 21 15
Multi-Family unit permits in 2008 24 averages: 70 68 31 16 12
Number of building permits in 2009 11 averages: 49 39 31 30 22
Single Family unit permits in 2009 11 averages: 8 9 14 20 14
Multi-Family unit permits in 2009 0 averages: 41 30 17 10 8
Number of building permits in 2010 38 averages: 51 52 39 39 25
Single Family unit permits in 2010 8 averages: 7 11 18 24 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2010 30 averages: 43 40 20 14 9
Number of building permits in 2011 34 averages: 126 93 39 33 22
Single Family unit permits in 2011 14 averages: 16 15 17 21 13
Multi-Family unit permits in 2011 20 averages: 110 78 21 11 8
Number of building permits in 2012 392 averages: 213 178 63 54 31
Single Family unit permits in 2012 33 averages: 16 15 21 26 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2012 359 averages: 197 162 41 28 14

Affordability

Cost Burden

AMI Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Households with income < 30% AMI 18.8498 averages: 15.16 16.86 10 10 11
% Households with income < 30% AMI, margin of error 1.3615 averages: 1.731 1.916 2.464 2.544 6
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI 10.1135 averages: 10.79 11.32 9.12 8.639 10
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI, margin of error 1.0002 averages: 1.608 1.659 2.377 2.404 5
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI 8.3287 averages: 9.725 10.26 8.855 8.576 11
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI, margin of error 0.9095 averages: 1.515 1.594 2.39 2.422 6
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI 8.1084 averages: 8.575 9 8.349 8.569 9
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI, margin of error 0.8058 averages: 1.441 1.534 2.424 2.461 7
% Households with income > 100% AMI 54.5885 averages: 55.76 52.3 62 64 55
% Households with income > 100% AMI, margin of error 1.6102 averages: 2.478 2.591 3.771 3.75 7
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened 73.0495 averages: 79.85 79 80 82 81
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.8608 averages: 6.615 6.45 22 18.24 61
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened 78.4548 averages: 78.99 78 75 75 67
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 4.6125 averages: 8.168 7.513 21 27 77
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened 67.3626 averages: 62.74 62 57 56 49
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.6557 averages: 9.303 9.075 25 26 72
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened 54.6218 averages: 44 45.51 47 48 39
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 5.7433 averages: 10.92 10.07 26 24 86
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened 14.1993 averages: 15.75 16.07 17 15.85 14
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 1.5002 averages: 2.681 2.851 4.919 4.954 21
Income Limits Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 19,800 averages: 19,800 19,800 19,820 19,670 18,670
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 22,600 averages: 22,600 22,600 22,620 22,440 21,320
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 25,450 averages: 25,450 25,450 25,480 25,280 24,000
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 28,250 averages: 28,250 28,250 28,290 28,060 26,640
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 30,550 averages: 30,550 30,550 30,580 30,330 28,800
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 32,800 averages: 32,800 32,800 32,840 32,570 30,940
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 35,050 averages: 35,050 35,050 35,090 34,810 33,050
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 37,300 averages: 37,300 37,300 37,350 37,060 35,180
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 32,950 averages: 32,950 32,950 32,990 32,720 31,110
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 37,650 averages: 37,650 37,650 37,690 37,410 35,560
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 42,350 averages: 42,350 42,350 42,400 42,070 39,970
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 47,050 averages: 47,050 47,050 47,110 46,740 44,390
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 50,850 averages: 50,850 50,850 50,910 50,500 47,980
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 54,600 averages: 54,600 54,600 54,660 54,240 51,540
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 58,350 averages: 58,350 58,350 58,420 57,960 55,070
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 62,150 averages: 62,150 62,150 62,230 61,740 58,630
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 47,450 averages: 47,450 47,450 47,370 46,940 45,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 54,200 averages: 54,200 54,200 54,110 53,630 51,880
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 61,000 averages: 61,000 61,000 60,900 60,370 58,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 67,750 averages: 67,750 67,750 67,630 67,040 64,810
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 73,200 averages: 73,200 73,190 73,080 72,420 70,030
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 78,600 averages: 78,600 78,620 78,460 77,780 75,210
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 84,050 averages: 84,050 84,060 83,910 83,170 80,400
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 89,450 averages: 89,450 89,440 89,300 88,500 85,560
Severity Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner occupied households where cost burden can be determined 15,421 averages: 16,710 14,650 7,047 6,720 4,492
Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 4,254 ± 376 averages: 5,865 5,107 2,337 2,118 1,484
Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 1,833 averages: 2,540 2,164 921 831 587
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 27.59 averages: 35.06 36.21 32 30 31
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.07 averages: 3.161 3.329 4.319 4.3 5
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 11.89 averages: 14.82 14.94 12 12.01 12
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 1.53 averages: 2.346 2.433 3.033 2.931 4
Renter occupied households where cost burden can be determined 27,463 ± 1114 averages: 23,450 19,100 4,872 3,824 2,545
Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 13,367 ± 782 averages: 11,660 9,437 2,393 1,752 1,280
Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 6,747 averages: 6,074 4,916 1,220 865 657
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 48.67 averages: 46.08 46.41 47 43 47
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.05 averages: 4.213 3.814 10 10.21 18
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 24.57 averages: 22.57 23.48 23 21 23
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 1.66 averages: 3.413 3.096 8.296 8.009 18
Household Type Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened 20.8745 averages: 34.23 34.54 28 27 25
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 4.9669 averages: 8.547 8.9 16 17.99 57
% Small Family households that are cost burdened 32.7967 averages: 33.53 36.62 30 28 30
% Small Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.8355 averages: 4.029 4.246 7.166 7.052 28
% Large Family households that are cost burdened 28.389 averages: 38.46 37.69 32 33 31
% Large Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 12.935 averages: 13.89 14 24 24 129
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened 43.4066 averages: 54.11 53.81 50 50 48
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 4.1602 averages: 8.077 7.706 19 24 78
% Other householdss that are cost burdened 45.7345 averages: 40.66 42.02 41 39 42
% Other householdss that are cost burdened, margin of error 2.5731 averages: 6.215 5.699 21 21 63

Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI)

Subsidized Units Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of subsidized housing Units 7,091 averages: 6,341 5,003 1,363 968 703
% of Total Units that are subsidized housing 15.19 averages: 7.869 9.206 7.304 7.041 5

Affordability Gap

Income Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $10,000. 0 averages: -0.162 -0.08625 0.02881 0.07759 0.1816
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $20,000. 0.39 averages: 0.151 0.2712 0.4441 0.6502 3
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $30,000. 0.62 averages: 0.415 0.8619 0.945 1.368 6
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $40,000. 0.78 averages: 0.981 2.098 1.967 2.7 11
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $50,000. 1.17 averages: 2.211 4.366 3.838 4.933 19
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $60,000. 1.4 averages: 4.811 8.231 7.142 8.62 28
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $70,000. 2.26 averages: 9.109 13.79 12 14.12 37
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $80,000. 3.66 averages: 15.18 20.91 20 21 46
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $90,000. 6.23 averages: 22.94 30.48 29 30 55
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $100,000. 9.88 averages: 31 40.49 39 40 62
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $120,000. 20.78 averages: 45.74 56.23 54 57 73
AMI Cambridge Nearest Ten Municipalities Inner Core Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI 5,520 averages: 5,611 4,657 1,348 1,012 559
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI, margin of error 976.6 averages: 784 755 390 371 319
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI 121 averages: -2,479 -1,957 -444 -409 -340
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI, margin of error 590.5 averages: 614 584 313 312 263
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI -5,640 averages: -3,130 -2,702 -905 -602 -220
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI, margin of error 1,385.16 averages: 1,149 1,104 604 597 437

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