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Camden, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Camden had a population of 3,760 as of July 1, 2018. Camden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 39.1134 and longitude -75.5419 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Camden 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.

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

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


Total Population 3,760
Population in Households 3,746
Population in Familes 3,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 1,016
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $58,333
Average Household Income $71,353
Per Capita Income $27,443


Total Housing Units 1,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,053 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 386 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $195,340
Average Home Value $217,038


Total Households 1,439
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,036
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 1.0% 0.86%
Households 0.91% 0.85%
Families 0.61% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

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, 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 # 26 68th
Population Density # 59 25th
Diversity Index # 29 64th
Median Household Income # 42 47th
Per Capita Income # 42 47th

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