Cambridge, Kentucky

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Cambridge, Kentucky
Location of Cambridge in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Cambridge in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Cambridge is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Cambridge is located in the United States
Cambridge (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)
 • Land0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
584 ft (178 m)
 • Total175
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,141/sq mi (1,212.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-12066
GNIS feature ID0488656

Cambridge is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 175 at the 2010 census.[2]


Cambridge is located in central Jefferson County at 38°13′18″N 85°37′0″W / 38.22167°N 85.61667°W / 38.22167; -85.61667 (38.221570, -85.616534).[3] It is 8 miles (13 km) southeast of downtown Louisville. Cambridge is bordered to the north by Lincolnshire and St. Regis Park, to the south by Houston Acres, to the west by Louisville, and to the southwest and east by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. Kentucky Route 155 (Taylorsville Road) forms the southern border of the community, leading southeast 4 miles (6 km) to Jeffersontown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Cambridge has a total area of 0.05 square miles (0.14 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016179[1]2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] 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.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Cambridge city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.