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    450 Erie Street, Camden, NJ 08102
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    1250 Collings Road, Camden, NJ 08104
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    3255 Crescent Drive, Camden, NJ 08104
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    1201 Yorkship Square, Camden, NJ 08104
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    1488 Mt Ephraim Ave, Camden, NJ 08104
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    3306 Rosedale Ave.-----(K-73B), Camden, NJ 08105
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    529 N. 3Rd. St.-----(K52-A), Camden, NJ 08102
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    699 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104
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    697 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104
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    117 1/2 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    700 W Browning Road, Collingswood, NJ 08107
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    119 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    121 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    126 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    106 S. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    602 S 2Nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    116 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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    213 Fitzwater Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    595 N Atlantic Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
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    595 N Atlantic Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
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    595 N Atlantic Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
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    220 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    928 East Moyamensing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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    595 N. Atlantic Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Camden, NJ last updated?

Prices and availability in Camden, NJ were last updated on 18 May 2022.

What are the best apartments in Camden, NJ?

The best apartments in Camden, NJ are: The Willows at Pyne Poynt, Market Fair Senior Housing, Independence Village, Fairview Village and 1488 Mt Ephraim Ave.

What is the average rent in Camden, NJ?

The average rent in Camden, NJ is $1,147. Start your search for apartments in Camden, NJ now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Camden, NJ?

The price range for a studio apartment in Camden, NJ is between $900 and $1,000. View all studio apartments in Camden, NJ.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Camden, NJ?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Camden, NJ is between $600 and $996. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Camden, NJ now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Camden, NJ?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Camden, NJ is between $600 and $996. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Camden, NJ.

Renter's guide to Camden, NJ

Camden, NJ is a sturdy city with a legendary industrial reputation, bordered by Pennsauken Township (north), Collingswood (east), and Gloucester City (south), along with Philadelphia and the Delaware River to its west, separated by the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Though the city has had its fair share of economic uncertainty in recent decades, it now stands poised for a major revival, and businesspeople from all over are taking notice. Perhaps this is why Forbes named Camden, NJ as one of the “Best Places for Business and Careers” out of the entire country.

As the 9th largest city in New Jersey, Camden is still two-and-a-half times smaller than Newark, but slightly larger than Trenton, and nearly twice as big as New Brunswick. Living in Camden means that taking a fun daytrip is easy and hassle-free. Camden, NJ is 5 miles southeast of Philadelphia, 97 miles southwest of New York City, and 41 miles southwest of Trenton, NJ, the state’s capital.

The weather in Camden, New Jersey fluctuates greatly from season to season, but the subtropical Camden, NJ climate means that it is rather rainy most years. Springs average 54°F and can experience heavy precipitation. Summers average 77°F and are very humid. Falls can be warm and average 60°F, and winters can be exceptionally cold and snowy, averaging 37°F.

Camden, NJ Demographics

  • Total Population74,002
  • Female 34,793
    Male 39,209
  • Median Age30.8

Camden, NJ has a population of 74,002 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 39,209 of Camden’s residents are women and 34,793 are men. The median age of those who live in Camden, NJ is 30.8.

Cost of Living in Camden, NJ

In many respects, the cost of living in Camden, NJ is almost identical to national price averages. An inexpensive meal in Camden, NJ costs $12.50, which is $0.50 cheaper than most other places in the country. A bottle of water in Camden, NJ costs $1.38—on par with the US average—and a gallon of gas is higher in Camden, NJ by $0.13 at $2.30. As for renting a property, the average cost of utilities for a 915-square foot apartment is $150.00 in Camden, NJ as opposed to the $148.77 national average.

NJ Transit handles buses and light rail routes throughout Jersey and Philadelphia, with addition buses offered by Southern Division and Greyhound Lines. The average cost for a bus ticket in Camden, NJ is $1.60, with reduced fares available to seniors, children, and the disabled. In addition, the cost of an average train ticket in Camden, NJ is $2.25 via PATCO Speedline. Finally, you can take the Waterlink ferry to Camden or Philadelphia (summers only). The commute time in Camden, New Jersey is 23 minutes on average—2 minutes faster than the national average commute time—and public transportation is quite popular.

Average Rent in Camden, NJ

  • Camden, NJ Average Rental Price, April 2022 $1,147 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Camden, NJ is $1,147.

Camden, NJ Apartment Rent Ranges

About 11% of apartment rents in Camden, NJ range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 6% of apartments. Around 37% of Camden’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 46% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Camden, NJ Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Apr / 2022
Camden, NJ $935 $961 $1,014 $1,018 $1,006 $1,032 $1,038 $1,097 $1,100 $1,147
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Camden, NJ is $1,147.

Living in Camden, NJ

Living in Camden, NJ means that you’ll have access to some of the best transportation on the entire East Coast. You’ll be able to reach every city in New Jersey and even get to Pennsylvania and New York with ease. However, higher taxes and steep highway tolls could be two reasons not to live in Camden, NJ for some renters.

Things to do in Camden, NJ

Whether you are with family or friends, there’s plenty of fun things to do in Camden, NJ. The Camden Waterfront is where you can catch a concert at the BB&T Pavilion (formerly the Susquehanna Bank Center), or, if you’re looking for fun things to do in Camden, NJ with kids, this is also where you can visit the underwater attractions at the Adventure Aquarium and go on fun rides at the Camden Children’s Garden.

For free things to do in Camden, NJ, why not open a membership at Camden public library (there’s two branches available) or observe the historic USS Camden as it gracefully floats on the Delaware River? Or, if you want to do a little shopping, then check out the Camden farmers market, which has delectable local treats for you to savor. For a different local flavor, you can always grab a famous slice of Ricardo’s Pizza!

Camden, NJ employment & economy

Camden, NJ once primarily relied on its manufacturing industry, but the city has since diversified. Though the city’s trade routes are open and manufacturing still goes strong, both of these industries have been dwarfed by the healthcare and education sectors. Major contributors to this change are Rutgers University and the Cooper University Hospital. In addition, the Philadelphia 76ers have relocated their facilities and offices to the Camden Waterfront, which has further boosted the local economy. The Campbell Soup Company is also headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

Camden, NJ Households

  • Total Number of Households24,652
  • Family 16,178
    Non-family 8,474
  • Children 10,264
    No Children 14,388
  • Average People Per Household2.9
  • Median Household Income$27,015
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$888

According to U.S. Census data, there are 24,652 households in Camden, NJ. 16,178 are family households and 8,474 are non-family households. There are 10,264 households with children in Camden and 14,388 households without children. On average, about 2.9 people live in a household in Camden, NJ. The median income of a Camden household living in Camden is $27,015 per year. The median housing costs per month are $888.

Education in Camden, NJ

Educational opportunities are plentiful in Camden, NJ. The Camden County College is the largest Camden community college, while Rutgers University (Camden) is one of 62 premiere research universities that make up the prestigious Association of American Universities. As for secondary education, Camden High School plans to add golf and bowling to their comprehensive athletics division, and the Woodrow Wilson High School has a dedicated student base, as indicated by their strong attendance rating.

Camden, NJ Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Camden, NJ is as follows: 13% have no high school education, 53% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 7% have a Bachelor Degree, and 2% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Camden, NJ

If you are renting in Camden, NJ and find yourself unable to pay rent, then you can appeal for a judge to grant you a “hardship stay”, which lets you stay rent-free for up to six months. You must show that you have no place else to go, that you owe no back rent, and that you agree to pay back the rent later.

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