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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cambridge was $20,697, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Cambridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cambridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $970.
Libraries in Cambridge include East Central Regional Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cambridge include Isanti County News
Isanti County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cambridge political report.
The average commute time for Cambridge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Cambridge include Country Inn & Suites Cambridge.
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