Camden County, NC

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2020 Population
10,654
0.976% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.8
1.95% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.35%
30.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$63,834
1.14% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$221,000
5.84% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Camden County, NC had a population of 10.7k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $63,834. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Camden County, NC grew from 10,551 to 10,654, a 0.976% increase and its median household income declined from $64,572 to $63,834, a −1.14% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Camden County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), and White (Hispanic) (1.74%).

None of the households in Camden County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Camden County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Camden County, NC was $221,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%.

Most people in Camden County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Camden County, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Camden County, NC is home to a population of 10.7k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.15% of Camden County, NC residents were born outside of the country (229 people).

In 2020, there were 7.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.54k people) in Camden County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 352 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Camden County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Camden County, NC was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Camden County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.54k ± 75
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 195
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    352 ± 195
3.05%
Hispanic Population
325 people

In 2020, there were 7.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.54k people) in Camden County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 352 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.05% of the people in Camden County, NC are hispanic (325 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.15%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
229 people
2.63%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
277 people

As of 2020, 2.15% of Camden County, NC residents (229 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Camden County, NC was 2.63%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    413 ± 157
  2. Vietnam
    336 ± 143
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    327 ± 161

Camden County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Camden County, NC employs 4.48k people. The largest industries in Camden County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (640 people), Educational Services (570 people), and Retail Trade (538 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($71,250), Transportation & Warehousing ($69,095), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,578).

Occupations

4.48k
2020 Value
± 562
0.381%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Camden County, NC grew at a rate of 0.381%, from 4.47k employees to 4.48k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Camden County, NC, are Management Occupations (731 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (437 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (395 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Camden County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.48k
2020 Value
± 562
0.381%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Camden County, NC grew at a rate of 0.381%, from 4.47k employees to 4.48k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Camden County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (640 people), Educational Services (570 people), and Retail Trade (538 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Camden County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Camden County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,844
Median earning men ± $3,737
$33,527
Median earning women ± $1,783

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($71,905), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,578), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,051), Retail Trade ($41,250), and Public Administration ($40,726).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 39
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 25
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 24
    Construction

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Camden County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 72.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.28%).

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.849% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.733% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.14M), Some college (1.89M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Camden County, NC was $221,000 in 2020, which is 0.962 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $208,800 to $221,000, a 5.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Camden County, NC is 76.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Camden County, NC have an average commute time of 31.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Camden County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$221,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$15,946
$3,010
Median Property Taxes
±$384

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Camden County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Camden County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.9%
Homeownership
2020
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.9% of the housing units in Camden County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501.01
  2. Census Tract 9501.02

The following map shows all of the tracts in Camden County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$63,834
Median Household Income
± $2,912
3.91k
Number of Households
± 481

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.91k households in Camden County, NC declined from $63,834 from the previous year's value of $64,572.

The following chart displays the households in Camden County, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Camden County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2020 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2020, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2020, 82.7% of workers in Camden County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.5%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Camden County, NC have a longer commute time (31.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.57% of the workforce in Camden County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Camden County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Camden County, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Camden County, NC (677 out of 10.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Camden County, NC is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.8% of the population of Camden County, NC has health coverage, with 42.9% on employee plans, 8.68% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 19.6% on non-group plans, and 9.64% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.2%
Uninsured
42.9%
Employer Coverage
8.68%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
19.6%
Non-Group
9.64%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Camden County, NC declined by 4.62% from 7.55% to 7.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Camden County, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.9% in Camden County, NC.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Camden County, NC.

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