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Camden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Camden is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Camden Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Camden County at latitude 36.3285 and longitude -76.1719. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Camden Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Jonesborough, Plank Bridge.

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Camden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 518 30th
Population Density1 # 510 31st
Diversity Index2 # 491 34th
Median Household Income # 41 95th
Per Capita Income # 112 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Camden, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 620
Population in Households 620
Population in Familes 544
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 393
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $226,829
Average Home Value $243,575
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,021
Average Household Income $77,270
Per Capita Income $28,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.92%
Households 0.88% 0.93%
Families 6.16% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Information Updates

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