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Cambridge, Minnesota

Cambridge is a city located in Isanti County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,520. It is the county seat of Isanti County6.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.2 km² (6.3 mi²). 16.0 km² (6.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.28% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 5,520 people, 2,237 households, and 1,353 families residing in the city. The population density is 345.4/km² (894.1/mi²). There are 2,373 housing units at an average density of 148.5/km² (384.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.21% White, 0.31% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,237 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% are non-families. 35.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.95. In the city the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.9 males. The median income for a household in the city is $35,313, and the median income for a family is $53,381. Males have a median income of $34,836 versus $23,681 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,697. 10.5% of the population and 5.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.6% are under the age of 18 and 12.0% are 65 or older.