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Cambridge is a city in Isanti County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named after the town and county in England; another says it was named for Cambridge, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cambridge. For links to other places called Cambridge, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cambridge is 45.572N. The longitude is -93.224W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,382.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,313
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cambridge demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 13 on the Best Places to Live and Work in America list, compiled by BestJobsUsa.com, 2002
Local festivals include:
  • Isanti County Fair - July 25-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cambridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Cambridge Community College-Campus of Anoka-Ramsey
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cambridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Isanti County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55008 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Cambridge residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cambridge ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cambridge was $20,697, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Cambridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Cambridge festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cambridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $970.


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Libraries

Libraries in Cambridge include East Central Regional Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Cambridge include Isanti County News

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Politics

Isanti County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cambridge political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Cambridge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Cambridge include Country Inn & Suites Cambridge.

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