Camden County NJ Information


Camden County Subdivisions

Camden County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 519,007
Population in Households 511,527
Population in Familes 422,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,480
Population Density1 2,346
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 191,550
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 130,043
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124,766 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 66,784 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,279 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $209,062
Average Home Value $241,197


Median Household Income $60,365
Average Household Income $82,569
Per Capita Income $30,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.05% 0.08%
Families 0.01% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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, 2016 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 # 13 43rd
Per Capita Income # 17 24th

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