Camden County NJ Information


Camden County Subdivisions

Camden County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 512,931
Population in Households 505,446
Population in Familes 417,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,485
Population Density1 2,318
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 191,436
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 129,970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 206,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127,064 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 64,372 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,142 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $213,070
Average Home Value $250,931


Median Household Income $57,980
Average Household Income $79,007
Per Capita Income $29,742
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% -0.03%
Households 0.06% 0.01%
Families 0.0% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Camden County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 67th
Population Density1 # 7 71st
Diversity Index2 # 9 62nd
Median Household Income # 14 38th
Per Capita Income # 16 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.