Camden, Delaware Population 2024

4,115

Camden is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Camden has a 2024 population of 4,115. Camden is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually but its population has increased by 10.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,727 in 2020.

The average household income in Camden is $79,531 with a poverty rate of 7.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Camden is 36.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Camden Demographics

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

  • White: 54.22%
  • Black or African American: 37.86%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,095.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.41% (388)
The current population of Camden, Delaware is 4,115 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,727.

Camden, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,12254.22%
Black or African American1,48237.86%
Asian1483.78%
Two or more races1092.78%
Other race531.35%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid 2024

Camden Median Age

36.9

Total

35.5

Male

40

Female

Camden Adults

There are 3,092 adults, (988 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female1,88448.13%
Male2,03051.87%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5662.4983.916.1
Married9692.4892.27.8
Non Family2831.1665.734.3
Male2283.8981.118.9
Female863.3558.141.9
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2.72

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Camden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Camden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.16%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,163

Average Earnings

$45,066

Average Male

$47,772

Average Female

Camden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Camden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Camden Language

77.09% of Camden residents speak only English, while 22.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.62% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,48116511.14%
Hispanic2205926.82%
White1,994562.81%
Multiple10910.92%
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7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

6.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Hispanic, with 26.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is Multiple, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.69%.

Camden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.75%
High School16.74%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%
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Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.6%
Male Employed2.75%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

74.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Camden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Camden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Camden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

670

Number of Veterans

561

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Camden Veterans by War

count

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Camden Veterans by Age

count

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Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Camden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Camden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Camden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

27.16%

Born in Camden

77.08%

Native Born

22.92%

Foreign Born

4.5%

Non Citizen

18.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.08% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 27.16% having been born in Delaware. 4.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Camden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,875-48-1.22%
20283,923-48-1.21%
20273,971-48-1.19%
20264,019-48-1.18%
20254,067-48-1.17%
20244,115-48-1.15%
20234,163-48-1.14%
20224,211-48-1.13%
20214,25953214.27%
20203,7271594.46%
20193,568651.86%
20183,503280.81%
20173,475160.46%
20163,459-5-0.14%
20153,464-6-0.17%
20143,47080.23%
20133,462-7-0.2%
20123,469120.35%
20113,45760.17%
20103,451
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Camden Population by Year