Camden, SC

Camden profile

Living in Camden

Camden is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,220 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 65th largest community in South Carolina.

Camden is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 sales jobs (11.97%), management occupations (10.91%), and office and administrative support (10.15%).

Of important note, Camden is also a city of artists. Camden has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Camden’s character.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Camden is worth considering.

The education level of Camden citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.09% of adults in Camden have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Camden in 2018 was $32,374, 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 $129,496 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 English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

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