The population density of Cambridge, MA was 18,114 in 2018.

Population Density

Population Density is computed by dividing the total population by Land Area Per Square Mile.

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Geographic and Population Datasets Involving Cambridge, MA

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    Bronx Zip Population and Density

    bronx.lehman.cuny.edu | Last Updated 2012-10-21T14:06:17.000Z

    2010 Census Data on population, pop density, age and ethnicity per zip code

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    Resident Workforce Commuting Mode Split by Place of Residence: 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010 and 2012 - 2016

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2021-03-09T22:09:50.000Z

    This data set compares 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010, and 2012 - 2016 Journey to Work data, outlining the modes of commuting for the Resident Workforce in the City of Cambridge. The data set originates from three sources: 1990 Journey to Work data supplied to the Massachusetts Central Transportation Planning Staff by the Census Bureau, a special tabulation of 2000 Decennial Census data - the 2000 Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP), and recent versions of the CTPP compiled from the American Community Survey. The Cambridge resident workforce are those people who both live and work in Cambridge. The figures reported here are based on the home locations of these workers, not their work locations. For more information on Journey to Work data in Cambridge, please see the full 2015 report: (https://www.cambridgema.gov/~/media/Files/CDD/FactsandMaps/profiles/moving_forward_20150930.ashx?la=en).

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    Cambridge Vaccine Demographics by Week

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-19T21:15:14.000Z

    This open dataset shows data on Cambridge residents who have received a COVID-19 vaccine at any location (e.g., mass vaccination site, pharmacy, doctor's office). These data come from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's weekly report on vaccine doses administered by municipality. The report is released on Thursdays. This open dataset includes data going back several weeks and complements another open dataset called "Cambridge Vaccine Demographics," which shows data for the latest week (https://data.cambridgema.gov/Public-Health/Cambridge-Vaccination-Demographics/66td-u88k) The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines require two doses administered at least 28 days apart in order to be fully vaccinated. The J&J (Janssen) vaccine requires a single dose in order to be fully vaccinated. The category "Residents Who Received at Least One Dose" reflects the total number of individuals in the fully and partially vaccinated categories. That is, this category comprises individuals who have received one or both doses of the Moderna/Pfizer vaccine or have received the single dose J&J (Janssen) vaccine. The category "Fully Vaccinated Residents" comprises individuals who have received both doses of the Moderna/ Pfizer vaccine or the single-dose J&J vaccine. The category "Partially Vaccinated Residents" comprises individuals who have received only the first dose of the Moderna/Pfizer vaccine. Source: Weekly COVID-19 Municipality Vaccination Report. Massachusetts releases updated data each Thursday at 5 p.m.

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    Labor Force Commuting Mode Split: 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010, and 2012 - 2016

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-02-01T14:15:08.000Z

    This data set compares 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010, and 2012-16 Journey to Work data, outlining the modes of commuting for the Labor Force of the City of Cambridge, regardless of workplace location. The data set originates from three sources: 1990 Journey to Work data supplied to the Massachusetts Central Transportation Planning Staff by the Census Bureau, a special tabulation of 2000 Decennial Census data - the 2000 Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP), and the two most recent versions of the CTPP compiled from the American Community Survey. The Cambridge Labor Force consist of all Cambridge residents who work or who are currently seeking work, regardless of workplace location. For more information on Journey to Work data in Cambridge, please see the report Moving Forward: 2020 - https://www.cambridgema.gov/-/media/Files/CDD/FactsandMaps/profiles/demo_moving_forward_2020.pdf

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    Workforce Commuting Mode Split: 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010, and 2012 - 2016

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-02-01T14:15:50.000Z

    This data set compares 1990, 2000, 2006 - 2010, and 2012 - 2016 Journey to Work data, outlining the modes of commuting for the Workforce in the City of Cambridge, regardless of home location. The data set originates from three sources: 1990 Journey to Work data supplied to the Massachusetts Central Transportation Planning Staff by the Census Bureau, a special tabulation of 2000 Decennial Census data - the 2000 Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP), and the most recent versions of the CTPP compiled from the American Community Survey. The Cambridge Workforce consists of all persons who work in Cambridge, regardless of place of residence. For more information on Journey to Work data in Cambridge, please see the report Moving Forward: 2020 - https://www.cambridgema.gov/-/media/Files/CDD/FactsandMaps/profiles/demo_moving_forward_2020.pdf

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    COVID-19 Neighborhood Case Count

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-20T20:00:35.000Z

    This dataset shows positive COVID-19 Cases in Cambridge by neighborhood. It is reported to Cambridge by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts once per day. Of Note: Population data are from Cambridge Community Development, and are sourced from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey estimates, and may differ from actual population counts. Cases for which the home address is missing, misspelled, or incorrect (i.e., not an actual Cambridge address) may not be represented on the maps. For these reasons, the total case count reflected in the maps is lower than the current case count for the city. The maps reflect the time period of March 10, 2020 (first known positive case) through present. Cases are not removed from the maps when a resident recovers or passes away. The maps do not include COVID-19 cases among Cambridge residents in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Data are updated once per day. Case counts are subject to change. The Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) is using a tool called “geocoder,” developed by the City’s Information Technology Department, to assign the home addresses of cases to one of the city’s 13 neighborhoods. The geocoder tries to match each case address to the City's official address list. Cambridge's geocoder is run locally and off-network to ensure health data privacy. To learn more about the demographics of the city’s neighborhoods, see City of Cambridge Neighborhood Statistical Profile 2019.

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    Cambridge Vaccination Demographics

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-19T21:15:14.000Z

    This open dataset shows data on Cambridge residents who have received a COVID-19 vaccine at any location (e.g., mass vaccination site, pharmacy, doctor's office). These data come from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's weekly report on vaccine doses administered by municipality. The report is released on Thursdays. <br> The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines require two doses administered at least 28 days apart in order to be fully vaccinated. The J&J (Janssen) vaccine requires a single dose in order to be fully vaccinated. <br> The category "Residents Who Received at Least One Dose" reflects the total number of individuals in the fully and partially vaccinated categories. That is, this category comprises individuals who have received one or both doses of the Moderna/Pfizer vaccine or have received the single dose J&J (Janssen) vaccine. <br> The category "Fully Vaccinated Residents" comprises individuals who have received both doses of the Moderna/ Pfizer vaccine or the single-dose J&J vaccine. <br> The category "Partially Vaccinated Residents" comprises individuals who have received only the first dose of the Moderna/Pfizer vaccine. <br> Source: Weekly COVID-19 Municipality Vaccination Report. Massachusetts releases updated data each Thursday at 5 p.m.

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    Municipal Wastewater COVID19 Sampling Data

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-20T20:00:39.000Z

    In November 2020, the City of Cambridge began collecting and analyzing COVID-19 data from municipal wastewater, which can serve as an early indicator of increased COVID-19 infections in the city. The Cambridge Public Health Department and Cambridge Department of Public Works are using technology developed by Biobot, a Cambridge based company, and partnering with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA). This Cambridge wastewater surveillance initiative is funded through a $175,000 appropriation from the Cambridge City Council. This dataset indicates the presence of the COVID-19 virus (measured as viral RNA particles from the novel coronavirus per ml) in municipal wastewater. The Cambridge site data here were collected as a 24-hour composite sample, which is taken weekly. The MWRA site data ere were collected as a 24-hour composite sample, which is taken daily. MWRA and Cambridge data are listed here in a single table. An interactive graph of this data is available here: https://cityofcambridge.shinyapps.io/COVID19/?tab=wastewater All areas within the City of Cambridge are captured across four separate catchment areas (or sewersheds) as indicated on the map viewable here: https://cityofcambridge.shinyapps.io/COVID19/_w_484790f7/BioBot_Sites.png. The North and West Cambridge sample also includes nearly all of Belmont and very small areas of Arlington and Somerville (light yellow). The remaining collection sites are entirely -- or almost entirely -- drawn from Cambridge households and workplaces. Data are corrected for wastewater flow rate, which adjusts for population in general. Data listed are expected to reflect the burden of COVID-19 infections within each of the four sewersheds. A lag of approximately 4-7 days will occur before new transmissions captured in wastewater data would result in a positive PCR test for COVID-19, the most common testing method used. While this wastewater surveillance tool can provide an early indication of major changes in transmission within the community, it remains an emerging technology. In assessing community transmission, wastewater surveillance data should only be considered in conjunction with other clinical measures, such as current infection rates and test positivity. Each location is selected because it reflects input from a distinct catchment area (or sewershed) as identified on the color-coded map. Viral data collected from small catchment areas like these four Cambridge sites are more variable than data collected from central collection points (e.g., the MWRA facility on Deer Island) where wastewater from dozens of communities are joined and mixed. Data from each catchment area will be impacted by daily activity among individuals living in that area (e.g., working from home vs. traveling to work) and by daytime activities that are not from residences (businesses, schools, etc.) As such, the Regional MWRA data provides a more stable measure of regional viral counts. COVID wastewater data for Boston North and Boston South regions is available at https://www.mwra.com/biobot/biobotdata.htm

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    Master Addresses List

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-15T09:01:16.000Z

    Addresses of buildings, businesses, parks, and open spaces in the City of Cambridge. This dataset contains the complete list of addresses in Cambridge, along with each address's geospatial coordinates and relevant administrative boundaries (e.g., Census block, polling district, public safety area). The dataset does not include individual apartment units.The dataset is sourced from Cambridge's master address and GIS databases. Shapefiles for this data and other Cambridge geospatial data can be found on on the City's GIS Data Dictionary at https://www.cambridgema.gov/GIS/gisdatadictionary

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    Master Intersections List

    data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 2022-05-15T09:01:17.000Z

    Street intersections in the City of Cambridge. This dataset contains the complete list of intersections in Cambridge, along with each intersection's geospatial coordinates and relevant administrative boundaries (e.g., Census block, polling district, public safety area). The dataset is sourced from Cambridge's GIS databases. Shapefiles for this data and other Cambridge geospatial data can be found on on the City's GIS Data Dictionary at https://www.cambridgema.gov/GIS/gisdatadictionary