Camden, New Jersey, was a hub of manufacturing and industry for many decades. An east coast centre credited with creating some of the nation's largest warships.
Today it is just a shadow of its former self.
The population has decreased from 125,000 in 1950 to 77,000 in 2010.
36.1% of the population lives below the poverty line, including 50.3% of those under age 18 (2010).
With 2,333 violent crimes per 100,000 people (2008) it ranks among the most dangerous cities in the USA.
By Xeba73 @ 2012-11-21 02:01:34