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Camden, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Camden had a population of 7,082 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 34.2557 and longitude -80.6087 in Kershaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Camden (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.71 sq. miles. Kershaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of Camden (GNIS ID: 2403978) 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.

South Carolina 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 Kershaw 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: Fredericksburg, Friends Neck, Pine Tree Hill, Pinetree.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,082
Daytime Population: Workers 7,709
Daytime Population: Residents 3,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,622
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 6,959
Population in Familes 5,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 663
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,978
Average Household Income $67,460
Per Capita Income $29,237

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,087 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 979 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 629 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $187,135
Average Home Value $262,135
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,066
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,896
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.58%
Households 0.45% 0.57%
Families 0.72% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Camden, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina 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 # 77 81st
Population Density # 196 51st
Diversity Index # 138 65th
Median Household Income # 101 75th
Per Capita Income # 51 87th

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