Cambridge, Kentucky

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Cambridge, Kentucky
Cambridge, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Cambridge, Kentucky
Cambridge, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°13′18″N 85°37′0″W / 38.22167°N 85.61667°W / 38.22167; -85.61667Coordinates: 38°13′18″N 85°37′0″W / 38.22167°N 85.61667°W / 38.22167; -85.61667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 192
 • Density 3,109.4/sq mi (1,200.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-12066
GNIS feature ID 0488656

Cambridge is a 6th-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.


Cambridge is located at 38°13′18″N 85°37′0″W / 38.22167°N 85.61667°W / 38.22167; -85.61667 (38.221570, -85.616534).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 192 people, 90 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,109.4 people per square mile (1,235.5/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 1,554.7 per square mile (617.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.31% White, 3.12% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.52% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.6% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 81.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $35,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,649. About 6.3% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 1.7% of those sixty five or over.


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