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Camden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Camden had a population of 1,993 as of July 1, 2018. Camden ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 31.991 and longitude -87.2905 in Wilcox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Camden encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilcox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The City of Camden (GNIS ID: 2403975) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Camden is located within Camden Division of Wilcox County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Barboursville.

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


Total Population 1,993
Population in Households 1,927
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $27,476
Average Household Income $41,321
Per Capita Income $16,828


Total Housing Units 928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $107,447
Average Home Value $128,330


Total Households 781
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 521
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 -0.16% -0.27%
Households -0.14% -0.26%
Families -0.43% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Camden, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama 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 # 218 63rd
Population Density # 153 74th
Diversity Index # 107 81st
Median Household Income # 542 7th
Per Capita Income # 532 8th

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