What you need to know about Cambridge, MA

Landing on the Top 100 Best Places to Live list for three straight years, Cambridge is a base for tech firms and a cultural center in the Northeast, and the city houses both Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Amenities in this historic New England community include multiple parks, outstanding medical facilities, a diverse range of home options and a thriving entertainment scene with more than 25 nightspots.

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The T Train in Cambridge, MA
Why Cambridge, MA Is a Best Place to Live
A city of culture, education and eco-consciousness welcomes residents, students, and visitors


Homes Owned 36.11%
36.11% Complete
Homes Rented 63.89%
63.89% Complete

Real Estate

In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ready to move to Cambridge? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Cambridge.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Cambridge, Massachusetts

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Cambridge rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Cambridge.


Most residents are
25-34 Years old


In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Cambridge.


Bachelor’s Degree 75%
75% Complete
Graduated High School 94%
94% Complete

Cambridge, MA's Livability Rankings

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