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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$146,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$786
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Camden Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,206
    283
  • Murder
    14
    6
  • Rape
    57
    41
  • Robbery
    294
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    939
    500
  • Theft
    6,800
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    238
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,609
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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Camden Reviews

43 reviews
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Always something to do in this community! Free activities for families with children. Sports and recreation is available, but usually with a fee. Plenty of free public parks and greenspaces.
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Not much crimes, very growing community, more stores are coming established. Everyone is very friendly!
Camden is a small historic town, somewhat in the middle of South Carolina. Road construction takes too long and detours just led to more roads in construction.