StatisticCamdenNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)8,5221,21591
Median age28.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)29%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%45%43%
Speak English55%69%79%
Speak Spanish41%16%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Camden is 601% higher than New Jersey
  • The median age in Camden is 27% lower than New Jersey
  • In Camden 16.34% of the population is White
  • In Camden 47.84% of the population is Black
  • In Camden 2.84% of the population is Asian

Compare Camden, NJ Demographics


      Camden population breakdown by race

      RaceCamdenNew JerseyNational
      American Indian0.75%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.91%2.53%3.06%
      Other race28.30%6.35%4.75%
      In Camden, 48.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Camden age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Camden, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).