East Camden, South Carolina Population 2024

3,259

East Camden is a city located in Kershaw County and Lee County South Carolina. East Camden has a 2024 population of 3,259. East Camden is currently declining at a rate of -4.74% annually and its population has decreased by -16.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,909 in 2020.

The average household income in East Camden is $59,000 with a poverty rate of 25.93%. The median age in East Camden is 37.7 years: 40.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

East Camden Demographics

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

  • White: 68.78%
  • Black or African American: 16.6%
  • Other race: 12.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.42%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
910.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.63% (-650)
The current population of East Camden, South Carolina is 3,259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,909.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,46568.78%
Black or African American59516.6%
Other race43512.14%
Two or more races511.42%
Asian381.06%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Camden Population by Race

East Camden Population Pyramid 2024

East Camden Median Age

37.7

Total

40.6

Male

35.2

Female

East Camden Adults

There are 2,429 adults, (703 of whom are seniors) in East Camden.

East Camden Age Dependency

107.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.9

Child Dependency Ratio

East Camden Sex Ratio

Female1,70447.54%
Male1,88052.46%

East Camden Population by Age

East Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4812.4281.218.8
Married7923.0979.920.1
Non Family4471.0479.220.8
Female1552.9482.617.4
Male872.481000

2.92

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Camden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1245.42%
Associates Degree783.41%
Bachelors Degree27612.06%
Graduate Degree1817.91%
High School Graduate94641.35%
Less Than 9th Grade1375.99%
Some College54623.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Camden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Camden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6071,518322
Black508465135
Other Race12900
Hispanic12900
Asian27270
2+ Races17170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 26.57%.

East Camden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,053$0$52,335
Graduate Degree$40,106$0$0
High School Graduate$24,322$45,347$23,005
Less Than 9th Grade$21,352$0$0
Overall$37,574$43,611$26,765
Some College$53,519$52,824$55,735

$37,574

Average Earnings

$43,611

Average Male

$26,765

Average Female

East Camden Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Camden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Camden Language

86.91% of East Camden residents speak only English, while 13.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.71% of the population.

East Camden Language

East Camden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,46546318.78%
Other435435100%
Hispanic435435100%
Black594223.7%
Multiple51917.65%

25.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.9%

Male Poverty Rate

28.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Camden is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Camden is Black, with 3.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

East Camden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.7%
High School19.34%
Some College5.29%
Bachelors or Greater0%

East Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed18.72%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed16.95%
Female Unemployed0%

East Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Camden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$50,412$62,412
Households$45,929$59,000
Married Families$56,848$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,234$42,753

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Camden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Camden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Camden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Camden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Camden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

333

Number of Veterans

333

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War112
Second Gulf War63
Korea11
World War II0

East Camden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74107
35 to 5496
55 to 6450
18 to 3447
75+33

East Camden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White21912.75%
Black8716.45%
Asian27100%

East Camden Veterans by Race

East Camden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Camden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

East Camden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Camden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East 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

79.02%

Born in East Camden

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

3.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.04% of East Camden residents were born in the United States, with 79.02% having been born in South Carolina. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Camden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,259-162-4.74%
20233,421-163-4.55%
20223,584-885-19.8%
20214,46956014.33%
20203,90900%

East Camden Population by Year