Camden County, NC

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2022 Population
10,547
1.87% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
0.735% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.87%
5.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,120
15.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$261,000
15.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Camden County, NC had a population of 10.5k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $79,120. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Camden County, NC grew from 10,353 to 10,547, a 1.87% increase and its median household income grew from $68,560 to $79,120, a 15.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Camden County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.71%), White (Hispanic) (2.35%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%).

None of the households in Camden County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Camden County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Camden County, NC was $261,000, and the homeownership rate was 84.1%.

Most people in Camden County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Camden County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Camden County, NC is home to a population of 10.5k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.67% of Camden County, NC residents were born outside of the country (176 people).

In 2022, there were 9.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.31k people) in Camden County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 851 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 708 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Camden County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Camden County, NC was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Camden County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.31k ± 147
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    851 ± 154
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    708 ± 184
3.71%
Hispanic Population
391 people

In 2022, there were 9.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.31k people) in Camden County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 851 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 708 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.71% of the people in Camden County, NC are hispanic (391 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Camden County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
176 people
2.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
258 people

As of 2022, 1.67% of Camden County, NC residents (176 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Camden County, NC was 2.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    465 ± 192
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    347 ± 166
  3. Vietnam
    284 ± 125

Camden County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Camden County, NC employs 4.79k people. The largest industries in Camden County, NC are Educational Services (762 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (508 people), and Public Administration (491 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($81,096), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,367), and Transportation & Warehousing ($75,000).

Occupations

4.79k
2022 Value
± 560
0.272%
1 Year growth
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Camden County, NC grew at a rate of 0.272%, from 4.78k employees to 4.79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Camden County, NC, are Management Occupations (716 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (531 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (472 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Camden County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.79k
2022 Value
± 560
0.272%
1 Year growth
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Camden County, NC grew at a rate of 0.272%, from 4.78k employees to 4.79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Camden County, NC, are Educational Services (762 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (508 people), and Public Administration (491 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Camden County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Camden County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,192
Median earning men ± $7,707
$39,153
Median earning women ± $5,493

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,327), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,790), and Manufacturing ($76,053).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($106,375), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,510), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,280).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 39
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 25
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 24
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Camden County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 72.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.28%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Camden County, NC was $261,000 in 2022, which is 0.926 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $226,400 to $261,000, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Camden County, NC is 84.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Camden County, NC have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Camden County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$261,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,103
$3,254
Median Property Taxes
±$396

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Camden County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Camden County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.1% of the housing units in Camden County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501.01
  2. Census Tract 9501.02

The following map shows all of the tracts in Camden County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$79,120
Median Household Income
± $10,571
3.87k
Number of Households
± 452

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.87k households in Camden County, NC grew to $79,120 from the previous year's value of $68,560.

The following chart displays the households in Camden County, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Camden County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.44%)

In 2022, 78.2% of workers in Camden County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.44%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Camden County, NC have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.75% of the workforce in Camden County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Camden County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Camden County, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.87% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Camden County, NC (619 out of 10.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Camden County, NC is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Camden County, NC has health coverage, with 49.4% on employee plans, 7.55% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 19.9% on non-group plans, and 7.42% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.5% were men and 46.5% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.5% were men and 46.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.67%
Uninsured
49.4%
Employer Coverage
7.55%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
19.9%
Non-Group
7.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Camden County, NC declined by 38.6% from 5.98% to 3.67%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.1% in Camden County, NC.

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