Camden, New Jersey Population 2018

Camden, New Jersey's estimated population is 74,532 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Camden, New Jersey is the 7th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 8357.07 people/mi² (3226.67 people/km²), with a household density of 1313.36 people/km² (3401.61 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 28.9 years, 26.5 years for males, and 31 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 30,337 households in the city, with an average size of 2.96 people per household. The vacancy rate was 18.3%, with a median rent of $880/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $82,800.

The median income for households in Camden, New Jersey is $26,214, while the mean household income is $38,802. The per capita income is $14,110, and 35.6% of families and 38.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 50.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 28.8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201774,532190.03%
201674,513-1,313-1.73%
201575,826-393-0.52%
201476,219-509-0.66%
201376,728-330-0.43%
201277,058-248-0.32%
201177,3062960.38%
201077,010-2,894-3.62%
200079,904-7,588-8.67%
199087,4922,5823.04%
198084,910-17,641-17.20%
1970102,551-14,608-12.47%
1960117,159-7,396-5.94%
1950124,5557,0195.97%
1940117,536-1,164-0.98%
1930118,7002,3912.06%
1920116,30921,77123.03%
191094,53818,60324.50%
190075,93517,62230.22%
189058,31316,65439.98%
188041,65921,614107.83%
187020,0455,68739.61%
186014,3584,87951.47%
18509,4796,108181.19%
18403,3710.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American36,358
Some Other Race21,508
White12,422
Two or More Races2,968
Asian2,157
American Indian and Alaska Native568
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Camden Nj Population Pyramid 2018

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Camden Nj Median Age

28.9


Total

26.5


Male

31


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 50,831 adults in Camden Nj.

Camden Nj Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Nj Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
4,219
Houses With Mortgage
5,312
Vacancy Rate
18.3
Median Rent
880
Median Home Value
82,800
Renter-Occupied Units
15,243
Owner-Occupied Units
9,531
Total Housing Units
30,337

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Camden Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 9.3% and the labor force participation rate is 56.2%.

Camden Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.96
Average Family Size
3.73
Total Households
24774
Married Couple Households
4899
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1775
Female Householder (no husband) Families
9335
Non Family Households
8765
Total Families
16009
Households With Own Children
9031
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
9.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Camden Nj Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
5,541
$10,000 to $14,999
2,272
$15,000 to $24,999
4,135
$25,000 to $34,999
3,070
$35,000 to $49,999
3,090
$50,000 to $74,999
3,155
$75,000 to $99,999
1,728
$100,000 to $149,999
1,180
$150,000 to $199,999
388
Over $200,000
215

Camden Nj Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Camden Nj

New Jersey

$26,214

$73,702

$38,802

$101,634

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0550.110.1650.22

Camden Nj Education Data

Camden Nj Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
5,87913.73%
9th to 12th Grade
7,46117.42%
High School Graduate
16,20137.83%
Some College
8,08718.88%
Associates Degree
1,6863.94%
Bachelors Degree
2,5225.89%
Graduate Degree
9872.30%