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Camden County, NJ&

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0.15% decline
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Median Household Income
2.06% growth
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1.93% growth
Median Property Value
1.86% growth


The economy of Camden County, NJ employs 252,902 people. The economy of Camden County, NJ is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Retail trade; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.22; 1.16; and 1.16 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Camden County, NJ are Healthcare & Social Assistance (40,412), Retail trade (33,426), and Educational Services (24,407), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($73,026), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($72,813), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($59,933).

Median household income in Camden County, NJ is $66,362. Males in Camden County, NJ have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,162. The income inequality of Camden County, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Camden County, NJ. In Camden County, NJ the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 104 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,433. Essex County, NJ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New Jersey.


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Camden County, NJ is home to a population of 510,150 people, from which 95.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Camden County, NJ is composed of 291,882 White residents (57.2%), 92,167 Black residents (18.1%), 83,592 Hispanic residents (16.4%), 29,696 Asian residents (5.82%), and 10,610 Two+ residents (2.08%). The most common foreign languages in Camden County, NJ are Spanish (57,768 speakers), Chinese (5,095 speakers), and Vietnamese (4,254 speakers), but compared to other places, Camden County, NJ has a relative high number of Gujarati (1,741 speakers), Italian (2,339 speakers), and Greek (1,041 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Camden County, NJ awarded 5,333 degrees. The student population of Camden County, NJ is skewed towards females, with 2,162 male students and 3,171 female students. Most students in Camden County, NJ are White (3,095 and 58%), followed by Black or African American (1,089 and 20.4%), Hispanic or Latino (517 and 9.7%), and Asian (240 and 4.5%). The largest universities in Camden County, NJ by number of graduates are Camden County College (1,787 and 33.5%), Rutgers University-Camden (1,721 and 32.3%), and Pennco Tech-Blackwood (464 and 8.7%). The most popular majors in Camden County, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (696 and 13.1%), Teacher Education (86 and 1.61%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (65 and 1.22%). The median tuition costs in Camden County, NJ are N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,408 and $26,551 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Camden County, NJ is $197,400, which is 0.96 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $193,800 to $197,400, a 1.86% increase. The homeownership rate of Camden County, NJ is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Camden County, NJ have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Camden County, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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