Camden, Alabama Population 2024

1,687

Camden is a city located in Wilcox County Alabama. Camden has a 2024 population of 1,687. It is also the county seat of Wilcox County.Camden is currently declining at a rate of -3.66% annually and its population has decreased by -11.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,905 in 2020.

The average household income in Camden is $50,788 with a poverty rate of 24.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Camden is 34.8 years, 32.5 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Camden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.64%
  • White: 31.36%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
403.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.44% (-218)
The current population of Camden, Alabama is 1,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,905.

Camden, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,47568.64%
White67431.36%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid 2024

Camden Median Age

34.8

Total

32.5

Male

40.5

Female

Camden Adults

There are 1,668 adults, (423 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female1,23557.47%
Male91442.53%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5413.8379.720.3
Female2345.0572.227.8
Married1883.7691.58.5
Non Family1131.1474.325.7
Male68.671000
showing: 5 rows

4.54

Average Family Size

3.83

Average Household Size

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Camden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Camden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.52%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,042

Average Earnings

$37,889

Average Male

$18,077

Average Female

Camden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Camden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Camden Language

99.43% of Camden residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,44049234.17%
White630182.86%
showing: 2 rows

24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.76%

Male Poverty Rate

26.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Black, with 34.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is White, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Camden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.28%
Some College22.83%
High School12.79%
Bachelors or Greater
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Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.93%
Male Employed11.04%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

21.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Camden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Camden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Camden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Camden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Camden Veterans by War

count

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Camden Veterans by Age

count

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Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Camden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Camden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Camden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.97%

Born in Camden

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 90.97% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Camden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,367-64-4.47%
20281,431-64-4.28%
20271,495-64-4.11%
20261,559-64-3.94%
20251,623-64-3.79%
20241,687-64-3.66%
20231,751-64-3.53%
20221,815-64-3.41%
20211,879-26-1.36%
20201,9051729.92%
20191,733-39-2.2%
20181,772-30-1.66%
20171,802-42-2.28%
20161,844-10-0.54%
20151,854-14-0.75%
20141,868-35-1.84%
20131,903-31-1.6%
20121,934-33-1.68%
20111,967-18-0.91%
20101,985
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Camden Population by Year