Statewide Claims to Fame

Camden is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Camden is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Camden is 7th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

Camden is 8th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Camden is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Camden is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Camden is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Camden is 10th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Camden is 13th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Camden is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Camden, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 77,250 7th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.9 24th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 8,669.9 32nd 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 9.2% 6th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.0% 10th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.6% 247th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 62.3% 255th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 7.2% 255th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 17.6% 255th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.1% 8th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 18th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.1% 201st 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 9th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.8% 42nd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 47.0% 13th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 255th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.4% 143rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.2% 160th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 28,358 9th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.4% 113th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 24,904 9th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 40.0% 228th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $89,400 254th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.0 34th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $12,590 254th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $26,347 254th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 38.4% 1st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Camden Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,363 34th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $270,518 50th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,413 168th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $42,224 32nd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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