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Camden, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,700 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Camden:

$84,700
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,900 - $121,200

Camden,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 77,332 (All urban)

Houses: 31,217 (26,292 occupied: 10,407 owner occupied, 15,885 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

60%
State:

36%

Housing density: 3,538 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $115,253.

Median contract rent in 2017: $440 (lower quartile is $234, upper quartile is $522)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $410


Median gross rent in Camden, NJ in 2017: $522

Housing units in Camden with a mortgage: 5,395 (131 second mortgage, 192 home equity loan, 69 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,193

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $29,185

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $29,839

Median monthly housing costs: $859


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Camden, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1952

Household type by relationship:

Households: 74,534
  • In family households: 61,024 (4,461 male householders, 12,003 female householders)
    5,263 spouses, 26,329 children (24,748 natural, 391 adopted, 1,190 stepchildren), 5,118 grandchildren, 674 brothers or sisters, 1,610 parents, 3,545 other relatives, 2,021 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,365 (4,089 male householders (3,685 living alone)), 5,739 female householders (4,699 living alone)), 1,537 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,145

Size of family households: 5,362 2-persons, 5,370 3-persons, 3,322 4-persons, 1,442 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 717 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,384 1-person, 1,444 2-persons.

5,548 married couples with children.
10,845 single-parent households (868 men, 9,977 women).

54.3% of residents of Camden speak English at home.
43.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 12,193 (16.4%)
(31.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Camden, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Camden, New Jersey
  • 86no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 1,5602 bedrooms
  • 7,0763 bedrooms
  • 1,0314 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Camden, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Camden, New Jersey
  • 905no bedroom
  • 3,4441 bedroom
  • 4,8002 bedrooms
  • 5,9473 bedrooms
  • 5434 bedrooms
  • 2465+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Camden in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Camden in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,714no vehicle
  • 4,5691 vehicle
  • 2,9262 vehicles
  • 7363 vehicles
  • 4624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Camden in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Camden in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8,896no vehicle
  • 5,4101 vehicle
  • 1,1242 vehicles
  • 433 vehicles
  • 4124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Camden, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Camden, New Jersey
  • 861 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 2923 rooms
  • 7344 rooms
  • 1,7775 rooms
  • 3,7756 rooms
  • 2,0527 rooms
  • 5808 rooms
  • 9989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Camden, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Camden, New Jersey
  • 9051 room
  • 3342 rooms
  • 2,5413 rooms
  • 2,2844 rooms
  • 3,9355 rooms
  • 4,5476 rooms
  • 9507 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 3279+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Camden, NJ
  • Camden, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Camden, NJ in 2017
  • 6,382Less than $10,000
  • 4,410$10,000 to $19,999
  • 4,187$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,827$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,218$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,100$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,110$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,446$75,000 to $99,999
  • 316$100,000 to $124,999
  • 981$125,000 to $149,999
  • 315$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Camden, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in Camden, NJ in 2017
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 88$10,000 to $14,999
  • 26$15,000 to $19,999
  • 90$20,000 to $24,999
  • 79$25,000 to $29,999
  • 119$30,000 to $34,999
  • 96$35,000 to $39,999
  • 168$40,000 to $49,999
  • 593$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,090$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,787$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,678$80,000 to $89,999
  • 699$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,382$100,000 to $124,999
  • 500$125,000 to $149,999
  • 453$150,000 to $174,999
  • 111$175,000 to $199,999
  • 154$200,000 to $249,999
  • 173$250,000 to $299,999
  • 148$300,000 to $399,999
  • 19$400,000 to $499,999
  • 61$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Camden, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Camden, NJ in 2017
  • 604Less than $100
  • 376$100 to $149
  • 1,378$150 to $199
  • 1,199$200 to $249
  • 203$250 to $299
  • 110$300 to $349
  • 305$350 to $399
  • 331$400 to $449
  • 131$450 to $499
  • 75$500 to $549
  • 757$550 to $599
  • 779$600 to $649
  • 191$650 to $699
  • 912$700 to $749
  • 2,002$750 to $799
  • 2,278$800 to $899
  • 1,211$900 to $999
  • 2,131$1,000 to $1,249
  • 406$1,250 to $1,499
  • 145$1,500 to $1,999
  • 361No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 65.2%
Number of people working at home: 691 (2.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 649
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,350
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,667
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,226
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,148
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,294
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,087
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 151
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 603
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,461
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,353
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,263
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Camden

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,916 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,993 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 849 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 112 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 990 (3%)
  • Railroad: 234 (1%)
  • Taxi: 336 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 90 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,410 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 691 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.1%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 12.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 20.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 2.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Camden, New Jersey
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Camden, New Jersey
  • 2,5342010 or later
  • 2,6582000 to 2009
  • 2,0301990 to 1999
  • 2,1101980 to 1989
  • 6241970 to 1979
  • 324Before 1970
Ancestries in Camden, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Jamaican: 688 (1.2%)
  • African: 447 (0.8%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 322 (0.6%)
  • American: 311 (0.5%)
  • Italian: 273 (0.5%)
  • Haitian: 122 (0.2%)
  • Irish: 102 (0.2%)
  • German: 97 (0.2%)
  • Polish: 82 (0.1%)
  • English: 77 (0.1%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 64 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 64 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 63 (0.1%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 61 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 49 (0.08%)
  • Dutch: 48 (0.08%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 47 (0.08%)
  • Iranian: 37 (0.06%)
  • French Canadian: 37 (0.06%)
  • Jordanian: 35 (0.06%)
  • French: 26 (0.04%)
  • Russian: 23 (0.04%)
  • Barbadian: 19 (0.03%)
  • Eastern European: 17 (0.03%)
  • Northern European: 17 (0.03%)
  • Hungarian: 14 (0.02%)
  • Scottish: 10 (0.02%)
  • Belizean: 5 (0.01%)
  • Ghanaian: 3 (0.01%)
  • Bahamian: 3 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Dominican Republic
Camden:

42.1% (4,567)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Camden:

22.8% (2,476)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Camden:

7.6% (827)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Camden:

3.7% (397)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Camden:

3.2% (348)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Nicaragua
Camden:

3.1% (333)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

India
Camden:

1.7% (184)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 41,592
  • Other state: 11,967
  • Northeast: 7,770
  • Midwest: 317
  • South: 2,429
  • West: 1,451

85.0% of Camden residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73.8% lived in New Jersey.


Camden:

85.0%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,088
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 389
  • 5th and 6th grade: 965
  • 7th and 8th grade: 366
  • 9th grade: 682
  • 10th grade: 948
  • 11th grade: 937
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,024
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,781
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,537
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,856
  • Associate degree: 890
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,733
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 745
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 177
  • 5th and 6th grade: 622
  • 7th and 8th grade: 905
  • 9th grade: 683
  • 10th grade: 1,870
  • 11th grade: 2,311
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 637
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,915
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,947
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,102
  • Associate degree: 1,145
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,057
  • Master's degree: 980
  • Professional school degree: 179
  • Doctorate degree: 197
Educational Attainment for Females
Camden marital status for males
Camden marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,473
  • One, attached: 17,265
  • Two: 1,978
  • 3 or 4: 766
  • 5 to 9: 626
  • 10 to 19: 1,793
  • 20 to 49: 1,303
  • 50 or more: 2,817
  • Mobile homes: 196

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,949

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 6.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 9.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Camden
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Camden, NJ
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Camden, NJ
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 939
Here:

9.7%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,071
Here:

16.5%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 529
Here:

13.7%
New Jersey:

25.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability