Camden, New Jersey

Population 77,235

Camden is located in Camden County, NJ. The population is 77,235, making Camden the largest city in Camden County and the 8th largest city in the state of New Jersey.

There are 40 public schools in Camden with an average Homefacts rating of D-. The total crime rate for Camden is very low , and there are 258 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Camden is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Camden property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Camden include Woodlynne, Collingswood and Oaklyn.

Camden Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Poor
  • No High School Diploma: 33.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.6%

Crime Rate

6.78% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 172
  • Violent Crimes: 414
  • Robbery: 103
  • Burglary: 172
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

46.54% Higher than national avg.
  • 258 offenders in Camden
  • 33.40 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

313 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 62
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 230


High 20.9%
  • New Jersey unemployment average: 9.9%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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40 Public Schools view public schools

There are 40 K-12 public schools in Camden, NJ and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Camden's schools as Poor, with an overall D- rating.

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Crime view details

258 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Camden, NJ

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$89,950 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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687 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Camden, NJ issued 687 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 687 permits, 6 were issued for single family homes and 681 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Camden, NJ issued 532 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 532 permits, 7 were issued for single family homes and 525 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $909
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,066
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,289
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,606
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,845

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Environmental Hazards

313 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1123/1149)
    Camden, NJ has 97.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Camden, NJ is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.25 Average
    Camden, NJ is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.65°
  • February 36.53°
  • March 45.72°
  • April 56.25°
  • May 65.74°
  • June 74.74°
  • July 80.28°
  • August 77.32°
  • September 70.78°
  • October 59.18°
  • November 47.67°
  • December 37.77°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Camden, NJ

Camden, NJ has a low risk of earthquakes.
Camden, NJ has no risk of hurricanes.
Camden, NJ has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Camden, NJ has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Camden, NJ: $26,783


Unemployment in Camden is 20.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 9.9% and 6.7% respectively


State Representatives

  • Gov. Christopher Christie
  • Sen. Cory A. Booker
  • Sen. Robert Menendez

City Representatives

  • Donald Norcross

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

2 Libraries view all