Camden (New Jersey)

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Coordinates 39°56′24″N 75°06′18″W
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Camden
Settled 1626
Incorporated February 13, 1828
Named for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
ZIP Codes 08100–08105
Area code(s) 856
FIPS code 3400710000
GNIS feature ID 0885177
City Camden
Established 1869
Annual calls ~10,000
Employees ~200
Divisions 1
Battalions 2
Stations 5
Engines 5
Trucks 3
Squads 1 (rescue-pumper)
Rescues 1
Fireboats 1
Light and air 1
Homicide 31
Rape 75
Robbery 411
Aggravated assault 956
Burglary 584
Larceny-theft 1,409
Motor vehicle theft 551
Government (Type) Faulkner Act (mayor–council)
Government (Body) City Council
Government (Mayor) Victor Carstarphen (D, term ends December 31, 2025)
Government (Administrator) Timothy J. Cunningham
Government (Municipal clerk) Luis Pastoriza
Government (Total) 10.34 sq mi (26.78 km2)
Government (Land) 8.92 sq mi (23.10 km2)
Government (Water) 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2) 13.75%
Government (Rank) 208th of 565 in state 7th of 37 in county
Area (Total) 10.34 sq mi (26.78 km2)
Area (Land) 8.92 sq mi (23.10 km2)
Area (Water) 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2) 13.75%
Area (Rank) 208th of 565 in state 7th of 37 in county
Population (2020) (Total) 71,791
Population (2020) (Rank) 42nd of 565 in state (2010) 2nd of 37 in county (2010)
Population (2020) (Density) 6,900/sq mi (2,700/km2)

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Camden is a city in and the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey, United States. Camden is located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the 2020 United States census, the city had a population of 71,791 and was ranked as the 14th most populous municipality in New Jersey, after being ranked 12th in 2020. The city was incorporated on February 13, 1828. Camden has been the county seat of Camden County since the county was formed on March 13, 1844. The city derives its name from Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden. Camden is made up of over 20 neighborhoods.

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