Camden, North Carolina Population 2024

1,006

Camden is a city located in Camden County North Carolina. Camden has a 2024 population of 1,006. Camden is currently growing at a rate of 2.34% annually and its population has increased by 10.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 914 in 2020.

The average household income in Camden is $101,949 with a poverty rate of 1.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Camden is 41.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Camden Demographics

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

  • White: 80.42%
  • Black or African American: 13.75%
  • Asian: 4.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
637.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.07% (92)
The current population of Camden, North Carolina is 1,006 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 914.

Camden, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White77280.42%
Black or African American13213.75%
Asian444.58%
Two or more races121.25%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid 2024

Camden Median Age

41.2

Total

33.9

Male

47.1

Female

Camden Adults

There are 754 adults, (65 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female40542.19%
Male55557.81%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3882.4744.655.4
Married2682.7456.343.7
Non Family6601.598.5
Female403.4317.582.5
Male141.711000

2.71

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Camden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7611.78%
9th to 12th Grade81.24%
High School Graduate639.77%
Some College21232.87%
Associates Degree162.48%
Bachelors Degree19329.92%
Graduate Degree7711.94%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White542493202
Black686868
Asian2300
2+ Races1200

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$57,975$78,816$57,725
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$55,270$0$55,711
Bachelors Degree$59,663$0$57,917
Graduate Degree$68,036$0$68,036

$57,975

Average Earnings

$78,816

Average Male

$57,725

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

95.39% of Camden residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.61% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White772121.55%

1.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

0%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is White, with 1.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is White, with 1.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Camden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.08%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$82,794$101,949
Families$84,069$112,103
Married Families$83,775$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,214$38,100

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

74.6%

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 35-44.

Camden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Camden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War14
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Camden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5433
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Camden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White335.56%

Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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

65.21%

Born in Camden

97.5%

Native Born

2.5%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.5% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 65.21% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Camden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,006232.34%
2023983232.4%
202296020727.49%
2021753-161-17.61%
202091410512.98%
2019809699.32%
2018740-39-5.01%
20177799013.06%
201668911219.41%
2015577-57-8.99%
201463415532.36%
2013479-100-17.27%
20125796512.65%
2011514-85-14.19%
201059900%

Camden Population by Year