Camden, Alabama Population 2021

1,679
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Camden is a city located in Wilcox County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Wilcox County. With a 2020 population of 1,679, it is the 211th largest city in Alabama and the 8291st largest city in the United States . Camden is currently declining at a rate of -2.50% annually and its population has decreased by -16.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,020 in 2010. Camden reached it's highest population of 2,022 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Camden has a population density of 401 people per square mile.

The average household income in Camden is $59,019 with a poverty rate of 23.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $417 per month, and the median house value is $103,800. The median age in Camden is 35.6 years, 27.4 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Camden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Camden was:

  • Black or African American: 60.31%
  • White: 39.04%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Camden, Alabama is 1,679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,808.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,020.

Camden, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,31360.31%
White85039.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.41%
Two or More Races50.23%
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Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid $2021

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Camden Median Age

35.6


Total

27.4


Male

42.3


Female

Camden Adults

There are 1,514 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

90.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female

1,243

57.10%

Male

934

42.90%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Camden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.6%15.4%
Married81.6%18.4%
All61.6%38.4%
Female49.3%50.7%
Non Family41.1%58.9%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Camden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6643.1761.6
Married2663.3881.6
Female2094.4649.3
Non Family1631.0241.1
Male263.9684.6

3.83

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Camden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade654.75%
9th to 12th Grade1359.86%
High School Graduate42931.34%
Some College35926.22%
Associates Degree503.65%
Bachelors Degree24417.82%
Graduate Degree876.36%
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Camden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black764624106
White591531225
Hispanic99
Native American99
2+ Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.07%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,817$44,154$19,970
Less Than 9th Grade$15,625$$16,429
High School Graduate$32,604$44,194$25,174
Some College$25,982$33,427$18,077
Bachelors Degree$51,563$91,563$
Graduate Degree$43,967$$

$30,817

Average Earnings

$44,154

Average Male

$19,970

Average Female

Camden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Camden Language by Age

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Camden Language

99.75% of Camden residents speak only English, while 0.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,27546136.16%
White813222.71%
Hispanic99100.00%
Native99100.00%

23.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.29%

Male Poverty Rate

29.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is White, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.08%.

Camden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.45%
Some College24.69%
High School19.35%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed3.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,524$59,019
Families$54,728$70,062
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$18,281$21,893
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Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden Married by Age and Sex

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Camden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Camden Marital Status by Race

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Camden Marital Status

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56

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
Korea10
Second Gulf War4
World War II2
First Gulf War

Camden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6424
75+14
65 to 7414
18 to 344
35 to 54

Camden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black283.36%
White233.57%
2+ Races5100.00%

Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Camden Employment by Age

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Camden Employment by Race

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Camden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.42%

Born in Camden

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 88.42% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Camden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,679-43-2.50%
20201,722-43-2.44%
20191,765-43-2.38%
20181,808-29-1.58%
20171,837-40-2.13%
20161,877-13-0.69%
20151,890-12-0.63%
20141,902-36-1.86%
20131,938-31-1.57%
20121,969-34-1.70%
20112,003-19-0.94%
20102,0220.00%

Camden Population by Year