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 7,168 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 65th largest community in South Carolina.

Camden is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Camden is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in office and administrative support (14.92%), sales jobs (13.39%), and teaching (10.27%).

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 citizens of Camden are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.63% of adults in Camden have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Camden in 2010 was $31,247, 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 $124,988 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 German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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