Camden is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 11,347 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 34th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities, Camden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Camden are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Camden is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in sales jobs (14.26%), office and administrative support (8.57%), and maintenance occupations (7.28%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Camden rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.28% of adults 25 and older in Camden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Camden in 2010 was $17,925, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,700 for a family of four. However, Camden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Camden also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Camden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Camden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Camden residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Camden include English, German, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Camden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.