Real Estate Prices and Overview
East Camden median real estate prices are $91,512, which is less expensive than 97.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods
and 79.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in East Camden are currently
$612, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.2% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
East Camden is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Camden, New Jersey.
East Camden real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the East Camden neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
East Camden has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
70.5% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Camden,
the East Camden neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the East Camden neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 10.5% have Dominican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the East Camden neighborhood has more single mother
households than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, the East Camden neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.4% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The East Camden neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (63.0%) than found in
96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
East Camden (23.3%) than in 96.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the East Camden neighborhood could be your paradise. With 46.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the East Camden neighborhood in Camden are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 63.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the East Camden neighborhood, 33.0%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 29.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(28.2%), and 9.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the East Camden neighborhood in Camden, NJ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican
(47.6%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (10.5%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (7.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (3.6%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 14.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the East Camden
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 58.7% of households. Some people also speak English (40.0%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in East Camden neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (61.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (23.3%) and 13.2% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.