Camden County, New Jersey Population 2020

Camden County, New Jersey's estimated population is 508,548 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Camden County, New Jersey is the 8th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020508,5487350.14%
2019507,8137350.14%
2018507,0787350.15%
2017506,343-732-0.14%
2016507,075-709-0.14%
2015507,784-770-0.15%
2014508,554-1,574-0.31%
2013510,128-1,641-0.32%
2012511,769-957-0.19%
2011512,726-734-0.14%
2010513,46010,6362.12%
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%

Camden County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White320,83063.23%
Black or African American97,89619.29%
Some Other Race43,0958.49%
Asian29,0455.72%
Two or More Races15,0992.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1720.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2300.05%

Camden County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Camden County, New Jersey Median Age

38.7


Total

37.2


Male

40.3


Female

Camden County, New Jersey Adults

There are 390,730 adults, (75,995 of whom are seniors) in Camden County, New Jersey.

Camden County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

262,299

51.70%

Male

245,068

48.30%

Camden County, New Jersey Households and Families

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

Camden County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All66.7%33.3%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female50.1%49.9%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All187,1582.6766.7
Married83,8073.3685.9
Non Family62,0421.2250.5
Female31,3213.4550.1
Male9,9883.5458.1

3.3

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Camden County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15,7174.52%
9th to 12th Grade24,4997.05%
High School Graduate104,48530.07%
Some College67,85719.53%
Associates Degree24,4387.03%
Bachelors Degree69,33719.96%
Graduate Degree41,12611.84%

Camden County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White216,470200,79279,104
Black62,15954,52213,673
Hispanic45,45031,4686,354
Other Race24,60715,7742,315
Asian20,19417,42610,223
Multiple Races5,7985,1701,494
Native American69451786
Islander11985

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,106$51,522$38,602
Less Than High School$21,497$26,485$17,154
High School Grad$33,654$39,306$27,429
Some College$40,870$49,099$35,054
Bachelors Degree$58,588$69,089$51,563
Graduate Degree$78,116$99,551$67,163

$44,106

Average Earnings

$51,522

Average Male

$38,602

Average Female

Camden County, New Jersey Language

Camden County, New Jersey Language by Age

Camden County, New Jersey Language

79.33% of Camden County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 20.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.48% of the population.

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty

Camden County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic82,11322,36527.24%
White286,57618,7526.54%
Black95,56118,30619.16%
Other42,78414,71034.38%
Asian28,8963,59712.45%
Multiple14,8191,81112.22%
Native1,16753545.84%
Islander2302510.87%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

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 45.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden County, New Jersey is White, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.00%
High School11.90%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.13%
Male Unemployed23.86%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed3.90%

Camden County, New Jersey Income

Camden County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,118$89,592
Families$84,894$106,414
Married Families$107,503$129,113
Non Families$36,577$51,026

Camden County, New Jersey Marital Status

Camden County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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

Camden County, New Jersey Veterans

23,682

Number of Veterans

22,374

Male Veterans

1,308

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,049
First Gulf War3,457
Second Gulf War3,256
Korea2,296
World War II1,397
Name Veterans % of Total
White17,9416.98%
Black4,4586.15%
Hispanic1,1562.12%
2 or More5657.48%
Asian3371.49%
Other2991.01%
Indian577.13%
Hawaiian2519.38%

$Camden County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden County, New Jersey Employment Status

66%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Camden County, New Jersey 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

54.71%

Born in New Jersey

88.98%

Native Born

11.02%

Foreign Born

4.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.98% of Camden County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 54.71% having been born in New Jersey. 4.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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