Cambridge Real Estate Market Overview

Could Cambridge, MA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Cambridge. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Cambridge such as So...merville and Brookline. When you’re ready, Trulia has 81 resale and new homes in Cambridge lined up for you, including 4 open houses, and 17 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Cambridge show a 14% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 9% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Cambridge for Feb 26 to May 25 was $627,500 based on 3 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Cambridge was $997, an increase of 77% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Cambridge for Apr 29 to May 29 was $3,500.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Cambridge can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Counts of Burglary


Counts of Arrest

Best Schools in Cambridge

There are 15 schools in Cambridge.

Elementary Schools

Haggerty School

Public, PK - 5


John M. Tobin Montessori School

Public, PK - 5


Graham And Parks School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools

Community Charter School Of Cambridge

Public, 7 - 12


The Amigos School

Public, K - 8

High Schools

Community Charter School Of Cambridge

Public, 7 - 12


Cambridge Rindge And Latin School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Cambridge by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
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Home owners
Home owners
Median age
Median age
Household income
Median household income
College educated
College educated


Most people in Cambridge commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
36% commute by car
6% commute by bike
30% commute by public transportation
22% commute by foot

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