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Camden, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Camden had a population of 3,691 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Camden, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,691
Daytime Population: Workers 2,981
Daytime Population: Residents 1,854
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 3,677
Population in Familes 3,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 997
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $60,933
Average Household Income $76,191
Per Capita Income $29,217


Total Housing Units 1,549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,076 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $189,577
Average Home Value $215,084


Total Households 1,411
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,018
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 0.89%
Households 0.77% 0.81%
Families 0.46% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

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, 2017 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 # 58 26th
Diversity Index # 30 62nd
Median Household Income # 38 52nd
Per Capita Income # 33 58th

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