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Cambridge, MA

Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.373746     Longitude: -71.110554
Population 100,135 (2005)
Elevation of Cambridge, Massachusetts: 30 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2511000, place: Cambridge city, Massachusetts)

Total housing units: 44,725

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 3,934 (8.8%)
1-unit, attached: 2,605 (5.82%)
2 units: 6,582 (14.72%)
3 or 4 units: 9,149 (20.46%)
5 to 9 units: 5,473 (12.24%)
10 to 19 units: 3,377 (7.55%)
20 or more units: 13,564 (30.33%)
Mobile home.: 27 (0.06%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 14 (0.03%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 267 (0.6%)
1995 to 1998: 1,028 (2.3%)
1990 to 1994: 803 (1.8%)
1980 to 1989: 2,630 (5.88%)
1970 to 1979: 4,771 (10.67%)
1960 to 1969: 4,105 (9.18%)
1940 to 1959: 6,006 (13.43%)
1939 or earlier: 25,115 (56.15%)

ROOMS
1 room: 2,862 (6.4%)
2 rooms: 5,212 (11.65%)
3 rooms: 8,632 (19.3%)
4 rooms: 9,416 (21.05%)
5 rooms: 8,296 (18.55%)
6 rooms: 4,285 (9.58%)
7 rooms: 2,045 (4.57%)
8 rooms: 1,444 (3.23%)
9 or more rooms: 2,533 (5.66%)
Median (rooms): 4.1

Occupied housing units: 42,615

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 11,433 (26.83%)
1995 to 1998: 13,674 (32.09%)
1990 to 1994: 6,287 (14.75%)
1980 to 1989: 5,355 (12.57%)
1970 to 1979: 2,706 (6.35%)
1969 or earlier: 3,160 (7.42%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 11,812 (27.72%)
1: 21,943 (51.49%)
2: 7,466 (17.52%)
3 or more: 1,394 (3.27%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 26,903 (63.13%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 1,263 (2.96%)
Electricity: 5,999 (14.08%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 7,806 (18.32%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 0 (0%)
Solar energy: 6 (0.01%)
Other fuel: 491 (1.15%)
No fuel used: 147 (0.34%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 345 (0.81%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 367 (0.86%)
No telephone service: 438 (1.03%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 42,615 (100%)
1.00 or less: 40,759 (95.64%)
1.01 to 1.50: 1,017 (2.39%)
1.51 or more: 839 (1.97%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 4,453

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 33 (0.74%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 27 (0.61%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 119 (2.67%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 281 (6.31%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 1,083 (24.32%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 1,245 (27.96%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 1,149 (25.8%)
$1,000,000 or more: 516 (11.59%)
Median (dollars): $398,500

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 2,999 (67.35%)
--Less than $300: 32 (0.72%)
--$300 to $499: 28 (0.63%)
--$500 to $699: 43 (0.97%)
--$700 to $999: 247 (5.55%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 668 (15%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 601 (13.5%)
--$2,000 or more: 1,380 (30.99%)
--Median (dollars): $1,700
Not mortgaged: 1,454 (32.65%)
--Median (dollars): $513

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 1,781 (40%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 710 (15.94%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 580 (13.02%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 367 (8.24%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 243 (5.46%)
35.0 percent or more: 734 (16.48%)
Not computed: 38 (0.85%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 28,880

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 1,656 (5.73%)
$200 to $299: 1,070 (3.7%)
$300 to $499: 1,996 (6.91%)
$500 to $749: 4,399 (15.23%)
$750 to $999: 6,098 (21.11%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 8,661 (29.99%)
$1,500 or more: 4,554 (15.77%)
No cash rent: 446 (1.54%)
Median (dollars): $962

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 4,397 (15.23%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 3,933 (13.62%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 3,522 (12.2%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 3,520 (12.19%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 2,633 (9.12%)
35.0 percent or more: 9,478 (32.82%)
Not computed: 1,397 (4.84%)

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