Camden, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Camden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Camden Census Designated Place had a population of 635 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 36.3252 and longitude -76.1692 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Camden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Camden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585495) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Camden Census Designated Place is located within Township of Courthouse, a minor civil division (MCD) of Camden County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Jonesborough, Plank Bridge.

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Camden, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 635
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 559
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 402
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $59,355
Average Household Income $70,367
Per Capita Income $25,781


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $235,345
Average Home Value $245,119


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.71% 0.87%
Households 0.72% 0.91%
Families 3.37% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

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, 2018 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 # 517 30th
Population Density # 514 31st
Diversity Index # 504 32nd
Median Household Income # 115 84th
Per Capita Income # 280 62nd

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