Camden, TN


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Camden is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 3,575 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 158th largest community in Tennessee.

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 service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), food service (11.24%), and sales jobs (9.54%).

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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Camden spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.31 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In Camden, just 11.46% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Camden in 2010 was $17,466, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,864 for a family of four. Camden also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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, German, Italian, and Dutch.

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

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