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Cambridge is a city in Guernsey County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Cambridge, MD.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Cambridge. For links to other places called Cambridge, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cambridge is 40.031N. The longitude is -81.588W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,596.


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Median household income
Local
$24,102
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cambridge demographic reports
Manufacturing sector grew with discovery of oil and gas here in the 1880s. Once known for its glassmaking.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 58. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Glenn Jr., astronaut and senator
Local festivals include:
  • Salt Fork Festival - Aug. 10-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cambridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Salt Fork State Park
Historic routes: National Road
Historic sites and museums: Guernsey County Historical Society Museum, Cambridge Glass Museum, Degenhart Paperweight & Glass Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cambridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Guernsey 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 43725 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Cambridge residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $14,452, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% 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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History

Historic districts in Cambridge include Wheeling Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cambridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $301.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries

Libraries in Cambridge include Guernsey County District Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Cambridge include Daily Jeffersonian

TV stations in Cambridge include WOUC.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WOUC-FM.

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Politics

Guernsey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cambridge political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Cambridge workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cambridge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Cambridge include Amerihost Inn, Best Western, Cambridge Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Super 8, Travelodge.

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