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Cambridge is a village in Henry County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Cambridge. For links to other places called Cambridge, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cambridge is 41.303N. The longitude is -90.192W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,139.


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Median household income
Local
$38,636
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cambridge demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Strawberry Grove
· Sugar Tree Grove
Local festivals include:
  • Henry County Fair - June 19-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cambridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Henry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61238 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% 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 $17,842, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Cambridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cambridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $747.


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

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Newspapers in Cambridge include Cambridge Chronicle

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Henry County supported George W. Bush 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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