Camden, OH

Camden profile

Living in Camden

Camden is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,973 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Camden is the 435th largest community in Ohio.

Camden is a blue-collar town, with 41.98% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Camden is a village of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camden who work in food service (14.73%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and healthcare suport services (6.00%).

Overall, Camden’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Camden has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Camden has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Camden than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Camden may be for you.

One downside of living in Camden is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Camden, the average commute to work is 30.44 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small village, Camden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Camden has a very low overall level of education: only 6.26% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Camden in 2018 was $19,871, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,484 for a family of four. However, Camden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Camden include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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