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Camden, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Camden had a population of 3,650 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 39.099 and longitude -75.557 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Camden (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Camden (GNIS ID: 2390765) 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.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Camden is located within Dover Division of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Camden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Mifflins Cross Roads, Piccadily.

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Camden, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,650
Population in Households 3,636
Population in Familes 3,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 986
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,396
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,007
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,073 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $189,169
Average Home Value $216,286


Median Household Income $58,510
Average Household Income $74,158
Per Capita Income $28,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 1.19%
Households 0.72% 1.08%
Families 0.35% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 26 68th
Population Density1 # 58 26th
Diversity Index2 # 28 64th
Median Household Income # 38 52nd
Per Capita Income # 33 58th

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