Camden employment information

IndexCamdenNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$13,597$36,359$28,555
Median household income$26,201$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,738$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,702$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$24,835$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$20,363$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate12.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level39.3%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Camden is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Camden is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Camden is 115% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Camden is 152% higher than the national average.

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Camden median earnings by income bracket

Camden employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.3%0.3%
Manufacturing sector14.7%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%14.9%
Public administration2.3%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%2.0%
Education, health & social services13.9%46.1%

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Rose Valley, PA885$176,406230%
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Greenwich, NJ2,666$156,060192%
Haddonfield, NJ11,521$125,000134%
Blue Bell, PA6,049$124,875133%
Camden, NJ77,294$26,20151%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fayetteville, AR77,264$37,35030%
Deerfield Beach, FL77,341$38,20929%
Lawrence, MA77,364$34,49635%
Melbourne, FL77,216$40,40024%
Bellflower, CA77,521$49,3608%
Camden, NJ77,294$26,20151%
Source: The Camden, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.