Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Camden is 71,773. Camden, New Jersey is the 513th largest city in the US.
Camden is located entirely in Camden County.
The peak population of Camden was in 1950, when its population was 124,555. In 1950, Camden was the 86th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 513th largest city in the US. Camden is currently 42.4% smaller than it was in 1950.
Camden has shrunk 10.0% since the year 2000. Camden, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Camden, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 45,766. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.6% of the residents of Camden are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Camden are 41.4% Black, 27.6% Other, 23.5% White, 4.5% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 51.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Camden, 36.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.4%. On a per-household basis, 33.4% of families are below the poverty line in Camden.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.8% of Camden residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 67.7% of Camden residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Camden residents aged 5 and older, 45.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 42.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Camden is 12.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Camden, 9.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Camden is $27,015.
In Camden, 39.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.7% of housing units in Camden.
Of all the housing units in Camden, 40.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Camden, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Camden is $922.
In Camden, 63.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
|513||Camden, New Jersey||71,773||-10.0%|
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
|516||Lake Elsinore, California||71,563||144.4%|
|519||Johnson City, Tennessee||71,278||27.2%|
|761||West New York||52,242||13.6%|
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