Camden County is located in south-central New Jersey. The County Seat is Camden and the largest city is Camden. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.camdencounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 511,038 and the 2010 census population was 513,678. The land area is 221.26 square miles and there are 2321.5 persons per square mile.
70.4% of the population is White, 21% is Black or African American, 15.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 5.6% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 87.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $210,700, there are 187,941 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $30,592, the median household income is $61,683, and 13% of the persons in Camden County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 38,807. Retail sales (in $1000) were $5,859,348, and sales per capita were $11,321. The percentage of black-owned firms is 8.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.8%.
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