Camden, Arkansas Population 2020

10,681
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Camden is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 10,681, it is the 36th largest city in Arkansas and the 2953rd largest city in the United States. Camden is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -12.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,183 in 2010. Camden reached it's highest population of 15,823 in 1960. Spanning over 17 miles, Camden has a population density of 646 people per square mile.

The average household income in Camden is $43,958 with a poverty rate of 31.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $514 per month, and the median house value is $76,300. The median age in Camden is 36.6 years, 36 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.1 males.

Camden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.16%
  • White: 40.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Camden, Arkansas is 10,681, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,889.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,183.

Camden, Arkansas Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,553-165-0.58%
201928,718-165-0.57%
201828,883-165-0.57%
201729,048-109-0.38%
201629,157-365-1.25%
201529,522-409-1.39%
201429,931-214-0.71%
201330,145-534-1.77%
201230,679-301-0.98%
201130,980-429-1.38%
201031,4090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,37457.16%
White4,50640.41%
Two or More Races1891.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.43%
Some Other Race280.25%
Asian70.06%
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Camden Population Pyramid 2020

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Camden Median Age

36.6


Total

36


Male

36.8


Female

Camden Adults

There are 7,998 adults, (1,854 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female

6,193

55.53%

Male

4,959

44.47%

Camden Households and Families

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Camden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family42%58%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male35.8%64.2%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5042.451.8
Non Family1,8091.0342
Married1,3243.1480.8
Female1,1593.4536.8
Male2123.6935.8

3.24

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Camden Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2653.69%
9th to 12th Grade91612.75%
High School Graduate2,77838.67%
Some College1,59122.15%
Associates Degree4756.61%
Bachelors Degree73310.20%
Graduate Degree4265.93%
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Camden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,7473,073489
White3,1702,731609
Hispanic18513043
Multiple Races14310952
Native American4835
Other Race19199
Asian77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.37%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,413$31,507$19,621
Less Than High School$16,554$30,125$
High School Grad$21,691$26,731$20,123
Some College$21,190$40,893$18,134
Bachelors Degree$39,738$42,806$37,951
Graduate Degree$54,122$102,875$

$22,413

Average Earnings

$31,507

Average Male

$19,621

Average Female

Camden Language

Camden Language by Age

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Camden Language

97.77% of Camden residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Camden Poverty

Camden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,2532,20235.22%
White4,0771,05525.88%
Hispanic38013635.79%
Multiple18963.17%

31.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.33%

Male Poverty Rate

36.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Hispanic, with 35.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is Multiple, with 3.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.63%
High School25.78%
Some College20.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.13%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed67.69%
Female Employed21.88%
Male Employed5.18%

Camden Income

Camden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,495$43,958
Families$36,455$53,843
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$16,587$27,875
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Camden Marital Status

Camden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

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 45-54.

Camden Marital Status by Race

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Camden Veterans

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602

Number of Veterans

565

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam291
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War60
Korea36
World War II21
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74178
75+170
35 to 54111
55 to 6481
18 to 3462
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Name Veterans % of Total
White36210.31%
Black2405.64%

Camden Veterans by Education

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10.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Employment Status

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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76.20%

Born in Arkansas

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 76.20% having been born in Arkansas. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,681-104-0.96%
201910,785-104-0.96%
201810,889-118-1.07%
201711,007-104-0.94%
201611,111-157-1.39%
201511,268-218-1.90%
201411,486-105-0.91%
201311,591-223-1.89%
201211,814-168-1.40%
201111,982-156-1.29%
201012,138-1,016-0.80%
200013,154-1,226-0.89%
199014,380-976-0.65%
198015,3562090.14%
197015,147-676-0.44%
196015,8234,4513.36%
195011,3722,3972.40%
19408,9751,7022.13%
19307,2734,0358.43%
19203,238-757-2.08%
19103,9951,1553.47%
19002,8402691.00%
18902,5710.00%