CamdenNew Jersey

Camden Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Camden is 71,771. 33.84% is under 18, while 11.21% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.47% of the population was five years old or younger, 33.84% were 18 years or younger and 21.36% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 54.72% female and 45.28% male.

Camden Housing

According to the US Census, Camden has 28,066 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Camden was 86.50%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $106,000

Camden Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 74.58% of Camden's population. Residents of the city who were White Alone, made up 10.38% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.77% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.14%

Black Or African American Alone42.05%
Some Other Race Alone32.53%
White Alone10.38%
Asian Alone1.77%
White Black Or African American1.14%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.06%

How Educated is Camden

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 7.0% of Camden residents had a bachelor's degree, while 2.9% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 9.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Camden CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher53.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree41.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency35.2%
Some College No Degree17.3%
From 9th To 12th Grade No Diploma16.7%
Less Than 9th Grade14.8%

Average Income in Camden

The median household income in Camden is $39,654. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $39,654.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $40,333 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $64,261.

A closer examination of the income groups of Camden households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $15,000 and $24,999 (14.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (2.1%). 12.4% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$64,261
Nonfamily households$21,463