Camden, SC


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Living in Camden

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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Camden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Camden is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in office and administrative support (12.52%), sales jobs (11.42%), and healthcare (11.00%).

The city 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.

The education level of Camden citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.37% of adults in Camden have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Camden in 2010 was $30,228, 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 $120,912 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 Scottish.

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