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Camden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Camden is a populated place located in Wilcox County at latitude 31.9985 and longitude -87.2889. Wilcox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Camden, but most people and references simply refer to it as Camden, Alabama.

The Census Class Code for Camden indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Camden (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Barboursville.

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


Total Population 1,982
Population in Households 1,912
Population in Familes 1,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 474
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $72,837
Average Home Value $85,142


Median Household Income $22,743
Average Household Income $38,571
Per Capita Income $15,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.58%
Households -0.24% -0.54%
Families -0.44% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Camden, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama 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 # 218 62nd
Population Density1 # 155 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 112 81st
Median Household Income # 558 4th
Per Capita Income # 502 13th

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