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Cambridge is a village in Dane County, in the Madison metro area. (The community straddles Dane and Jefferson counties.; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Cambridge is 43.011N. The longitude is -89.011W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,172.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$52,039
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cambridge demographic reports
Cambridge is on Koshkonong Creek.
Founded in 1847 by Scandinavians and Scots
Known for the salt-glazed pottery produced in local studios
Well-known residents have included:
· Ole Evinrude, inventor of the outboard boat motor
· Matt Kensith, race car driver
Local festivals include:
  • Pottery Festival - June 9-10, 2007
  • Utica Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cambridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Ripley, Cam-Rock parks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above 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 Dane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53531 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Cambridge residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $22,599, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

29% of Cambridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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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 $511.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,142.


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Libraries in Cambridge include Cambridge Community Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cambridge political report.

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The average commute time for Cambridge workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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