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Cambridge, Maine
Cambridge, Maine is located in Maine
Cambridge, Maine
Cambridge, Maine
Location in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Somerset
Incorporated 1834
Area
 • Total 19.38 sq mi (50.19 km2)
 • Land 19.32 sq mi (50.04 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation
338 ft (103 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 443
 • Density 23/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04923
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-09655
GNIS feature ID 0582383
Website http://cambridgemaine.com

Cambridge is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 443 at the 2020 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.38 square miles (50.19 km2), of which, 19.32 square miles (50.04 km2) of it is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 461
1850 487 5.6%
1860 516 6.0%
1870 472 −8.5%
1880 472 0.0%
1890 425 −10.0%
1900 364 −14.4%
1910 369 1.4%
1920 318 −13.8%
1930 324 1.9%
1940 310 −4.3%
1950 326 5.2%
1960 354 8.6%
1970 281 −20.6%
1980 445 58.4%
1990 490 10.1%
2000 492 0.4%
2010 462 −6.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 462 people, 197 households, and 136 families living in the town. The population density was 23.9 inhabitants per square mile (9.2/km2). There were 252 housing units at an average density of 13.0 per square mile (5.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 197 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.0% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the town was 48.3 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 37.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

History

Cambridge was originally part of Ripley, Maine. It was so named by a young girl studying in England. "Bunker" was the original family.

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