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Facts about Camden
Camden is also known as: Camden.
Popular neighborhoods in Camden include: Gateway, Stockton, Camden Central Business District, Bergen Square, Camden Waterfront, Centerville, Cooper Point, Lanning Square, Marlton, North Camden, Pyne Point, Rosedale, Fairview, Delaware Valley, Parkside, Beideman, Dudley, Cramer Hill, Whitman Park, and Morgan Village.
And featured attractions of Camden: Esterbrook, Victor Talking Machine Company, Zonophone, and C. Howard Hunt.
Camden is represented by Mayor Dana Redd.
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. It is the county seat, located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 77,344, representing a decline of 2,560 (3.2%) from the 79,904 residents enumerated during the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 7,588 (8.7%) from the 87,492 counted in the 1990 Census. Camden ranked as the 12th-most populous municipality in the state in 2010 after having been ranked 10th in 2000.Camden was originally incorporated as a city on February 13, 1828, from portions of the now-defunct Newton Township, while the area was still part of Gloucester County. On March 13, 1844, Camden became part of the newly formed Camden County. The city derives its name from Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden.Three of Camden's mayors have been jailed for corruption, the most recent being Milton Milan in 2000. From 2005 to 2012, the school system and police department were operated by the state of New Jersey.Camden public schools spent $23,770 per student ($19,118 on a budgetary per-pupil basis) in the 2009—10 school year In 2012, the city's graduation rate fell to 49%, well below the state average of 86%, and the national average of 93%. In 2012, 3 out of 882 SAT test-takers were scored "college-ready", defined as a combined score of 1550 or higher on the three sections of the test, a standard met by 43% of students taking the exam nationwide. Among residents, 40% are below the national poverty line.Camden had the highest crime rate in the United States in 2012, with 2,566 violent crimes for every 100,000 people, which is 6.6 times higher than the national average of 387 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens.
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