Camden, SC
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Camden is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,085 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 65th largest community in South Carolina.

Camden real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Camden house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in management occupations (10.76%), healthcare (9.73%), and sales jobs (9.08%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Camden has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Camden has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Camden than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Camden may be for you.

The population of Camden is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.75% of adults in Camden have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Camden in 2010 was $31,352, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,408 for a family of four. However, Camden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Camden include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and European.

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