Camden, OH

Camden profile

Living in Camden

Camden is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,973 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 435th largest community in Ohio.

When you are in Camden, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.98% of Camden’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Camden is a village of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in food service (14.73%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and healthcare suport services (6.00%).

Camden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Camden has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Camden a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Camden, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.44 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small village, Camden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Camden has a very low overall level of education: only 6.26% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Camden in 2018 was $19,871, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,484 for a family of four. However, Camden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Camden include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Camden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Vietnamese.