Camden, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Camden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Camden had a population of 3,611 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 36.0663 and longitude -88.1044 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Camden (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Camden (GNIS ID: 2403977) 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.

The City of Camden is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Glovers Gap, Tranquility.

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


Total Population 3,611
Population in Households 3,487
Population in Familes 2,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 637
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $30,007
Average Household Income $43,314
Per Capita Income $19,084


Total Housing Units 1,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 905 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 652 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $80,449
Average Home Value $105,752


Total Households 1,557
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 919
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 0.1% -0.17%
Households 0.04% -0.19%
Families -0.05% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Camden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 135 69th
Population Density # 165 62nd
Diversity Index # 143 67th
Median Household Income # 394 8th
Per Capita Income # 357 17th

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