Searching for an apartment in Cambridge, MA? Welcome to Cambridge Highlands, a suburban neighborhood in Cambridge, MA. Cambridge Highlands is renter-friendly, with 61% of residents renting their homes. Residents are well-educated, with a large number having professional degrees. The average commute to and from this area takes about 30 minutes. There are a variety of transportation options in this area. While you'll probably need a car, you may not need it for everything. For renters who prefer a calm neighborhood, less than half of households in Cambridge Highlands have kids.