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Camden is a city in Camden County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Charles Pratt, Lord Camden, a supporter of the American colonists before the Revolution.
The latitude of Camden is 39.925N. The longitude is -75.12W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 80,089.
Camden became a shipbuilding center in the late 19th century.
Birthplace of Campbell's Soup, which started when fruit merchant Joseph Campbell opened a tomato and vegetable canning plant here in 1869.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Camden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Camden County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08102 ZIP code.
2% of Camden residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Camden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Camden was $9,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Camden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Camden include Cooper Grant Historic District, Cooper Street Historic District, Fairview District, South Camden Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Camden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.
Libraries in Camden include Camden Free Public Library, Fairview Branch, Isabel Miller Branch, North Camden Branch ... View libraries
TV stations in Camden include WNJS.
Camden County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Camden political report.
The average commute time for Camden workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Camden between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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