Camden, New Jersey Population 2020

73,973

Camden, New Jersey's estimated population is 73,973 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 8294.39 people/mi² (3202.47 people/km²).

The overall median age is 30.5 years, 28.2 years for males, and 31.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

The median income for households in Camden, New Jersey is $, while the mean household income is $.

Camden Nj Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Camden Nj was:

  • Black or African American: 42.38%
  • Other race: 28.47%
  • White: 21.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Asian: 2.58%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%

How Many People Live in Camden, New Jersey?

73,973
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201873,973800.11%
201773,893-81-0.11%
201673,974-1,397-1.85%
201575,371-485-0.64%
201475,856-606-0.79%
201376,462-421-0.55%
201276,883-335-0.43%
201177,2182360.31%
201076,982-2,922-0.37%
200079,904-7,588-0.90%
199087,4922,5820.30%
198084,910-17,641-1.87%
1970102,551-14,608-1.32%
1960117,159-7,396-0.61%
1950124,5557,0190.58%
1940117,536-1,164-0.10%
1930118,7002,3910.20%
1920116,30921,7712.09%
191094,53818,6032.22%
190075,93517,6222.68%
189058,31316,6543.42%
188041,65921,6147.59%
187020,0455,6873.39%
186014,3584,8794.24%
18509,4796,10810.89%
18403,3710.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20186,096,37217,9210.29%
20176,078,45110,7600.18%
20166,067,69110,0700.17%
20156,057,62110,5150.17%
20146,047,10616,5650.27%
20136,030,54113,8840.23%
20126,016,65720,8880.35%
20115,995,76924,8210.41%
20105,970,9480.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American31,62042.38%
Some Other Race21,24228.47%
White16,33521.89%
Two or More Races2,9223.92%
Asian1,9282.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native4990.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.08%

Camden Nj Population Pyramid 2020

Camden Nj Median Age

30.5


Total

28.2


Male

31.9


Female

Camden Nj Adults

There are 51,572 adults, (6,978 of whom are seniors) in Camden Nj.

Camden Nj Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Nj Sex Ratio

Female

38,889

52.12%

Male

35,719

47.88%

Camden Nj Households and Families

Camden Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Camden Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63%37%
All39%61%
Male37.5%62.5%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
Female29.4%70.6%

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7272.9139
Female9,1963.7929.4
Non Family8,9521.2536.4
Married4,7944.0763
Male1,7853.6537.5

3.7

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Camden Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,72815.42%
9th to 12th Grade7,62217.47%
High School Graduate15,44335.40%
Some College7,88418.07%
Associates Degree1,9974.58%
Bachelors Degree2,7276.25%
Graduate Degree1,2282.81%

Camden Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic20,49711,6881,354
Black18,91014,7301,948
Other Race12,1206,579511
White3,1502,256449
Asian1,274838299
Multiple Races962624105
Native American335187
Islander34

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 77.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,742$26,128$23,510
Less Than High School$19,072$21,429$16,875
High School Grad$25,160$27,054$22,451
Some College$28,305$29,420$27,541
Bachelors Degree$30,232$31,269$28,607
Graduate Degree$45,650$46,850$43,750

$24,742

Average Earnings

$26,128

Average Male

$23,510

Average Female

Camden Nj Language

Camden Nj Language by Age

Camden Nj Language

53.36% of Camden Nj residents speak only English, while 46.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.80% of the population.

Camden Nj Poverty

Camden Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic37,04814,14338.17%
Black30,39910,78635.48%
Other21,1479,56845.25%
White3,7961,32834.98%
Multiple2,79896834.60%
Asian1,88761632.64%
Native49927154.31%
Islander622540.32%

36.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.32%

Male Poverty Rate

39.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden Nj is Native, with 54.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden Nj is Asian, with 32.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.73%
High School29.18%
Some College23.05%
Bachelors or Greater17.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.43%
Male Unemployed38.52%
Female Employed20.72%
Male Employed13.72%

Camden Nj Income

Camden Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,070$40,015
Families$30,405$42,791
Married Families$46,127$62,522
Non Families$17,179$30,306

Camden Nj Marital Status

Camden Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

20.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden Nj Married by Age and Sex

Camden Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Camden Nj Marital Status by Race

Camden Nj Veterans

1,651

Number of Veterans

1,453

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam564
Second Gulf War302
First Gulf War284
Korea113
World War II88

Camden Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0354.70%
White3793.24%
Hispanic2721.10%
Other1010.70%
2 or More755.10%
Hawaiian2573.53%
Asian231.56%
Indian133.47%

Camden Nj Veterans by Education

19.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Nj Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Camden Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.61%

Born in New Jersey

84.81%

Native Born

15.19%

Foreign Born

9.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.81% of Camden Nj residents were born in the United States, with 59.61% having been born in New Jersey. 9.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.