Camden County, New Jersey Population 2021

Camden County, New Jersey's estimated population is 506,707 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Camden County, New Jersey is the 9th largest county in New Jersey. The 2010 Population was 513,275 and has seen a growth of -1.28% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021506,7071180.02%
2020506,5891180.02%
2019506,4711180.02%
2018506,3531290.03%
2017506,224-778-0.15%
2016507,002-636-0.13%
2015507,638-678-0.13%
2014508,316-1,592-0.31%
2013509,908-1,676-0.33%
2012511,584-1,001-0.20%
2011512,585-690-0.13%
2010513,27510,4512.08%
1990502,82431,1746.61%
1980471,65015,3593.37%
1970456,29164,25616.39%
1960392,03591,29230.36%
1950300,74345,01617.60%
1940255,7273,4151.35%
1930252,31261,80432.44%
1920190,50848,47934.13%
1910142,02934,38631.94%
1900107,64319,95622.76%
189087,68724,74539.31%
188062,94216,74936.26%
187046,19311,73634.06%
186034,4579,03535.54%
185025,4220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.02%
County Website
Founded
March 13, 1844
County Seat
2010 Population
513,275
Growth Since 2010
-1.28%
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Camden County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White322,20263.58%
Black or African American97,61719.26%
Some Other Race40,5378.00%
Asian29,0485.73%
Two or More Races16,0643.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0610.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2090.04%
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Camden County, New Jersey Population by Race

Camden County, New Jersey Population Pyramid $2021

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Camden County, New Jersey Median Age

38.8


Total

37.2


Male

40.4


Female

Camden County, New Jersey Adults

There are 390,880 adults, (77,791 of whom are seniors) in Camden County, New Jersey.

Camden County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

262,091

51.72%

Male

244,647

48.28%

Camden County, New Jersey Population by Age

Camden County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Camden County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All66.8%33.2%
Male60%40%
Female50.3%49.7%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Camden County, New Jersey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All187,3832.6766.8
Married84,0483.3586.1
Non Family62,1431.250.2
Female31,2183.4550.3
Male9,9743.5760

3.3

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Camden County, New Jersey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15,6324.49%
9th to 12th Grade23,7756.82%
High School Graduate102,94129.54%
Some College67,97119.51%
Associates Degree25,0637.19%
Bachelors Degree70,62920.27%
Graduate Degree42,45612.18%
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Camden County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Camden County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White215,115200,53180,271
Black62,78955,50414,023
Hispanic46,82832,6586,446
Other Race22,89514,7721,947
Asian20,39617,12510,845
2+ Races6,4035,6931,836
Native American61346978
Islander141104

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.17%.

Camden County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,876$52,623$40,212
Less Than 9th Grade$22,453$27,591$19,065
High School Graduate$34,672$40,490$29,171
Some College$41,675$49,920$35,894
Bachelors Degree$59,703$70,886$52,984
Graduate Degree$81,549$104,586$68,756

$45,876

Average Earnings

$52,623

Average Male

$40,212

Average Female

Camden County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Camden County, New Jersey Language by Age

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Camden County, New Jersey Language

79.48% of Camden County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 20.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.62% of the population.

Camden County, New Jersey Language

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic84,26623,18627.52%
White283,70117,4756.16%
Black95,30217,31618.17%
Other40,34214,67736.38%
Asian28,9423,43811.88%
Multiple15,8802,08813.15%
Native1,05748045.41%
Islander2094521.53%

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden County, New Jersey is Native, with 45.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden County, New Jersey is White, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.60%
High School11.59%
Some College9.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.45%
Male Unemployed24.79%
Female Employed5.85%
Male Employed3.82%

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,451$94,016
Families$88,575$111,908
Married Families$111,878$135,673
Non Families$37,985$53,288
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Income by Household Type

Camden County, New Jersey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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Camden County, New Jersey 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 County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

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Camden County, New Jersey Marital Status

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22,867

Number of Veterans

21,434

Male Veterans

1,433

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,382
First Gulf War3,883
Second Gulf War3,446
Korea1,903
World War II1,087

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746,500
75+6,049
35 to 544,514
55 to 643,924
18 to 341,880

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,9966.59%
Black4,6816.43%
Hispanic1,1832.11%
2+ Races5266.23%
Asian3481.54%
Other Race2580.93%
Native American395.45%
Islander1913.48%

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Camden County, New Jersey Employment by Age

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Camden County, New Jersey Employment by Race

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Camden County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.52%

Born in Camden County, New Jersey

89.00%

Native Born

11.00%

Foreign Born

4.62%

Non Citizen

6.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.00% of Camden County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 54.52% having been born in New Jersey. 4.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Camden County, New Jersey Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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