Camden, Arkansas Population 2023

10,141

Camden is a city located in Ouachita County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Ouachita County. With a 2023 population of 10,141, it is the 38th largest city in Arkansas and the 4105th largest city in the United States.Camden is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -6.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,877 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Camden has a population density of 614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Camden is $44,539 with a poverty rate of 32.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Camden is 36.8 years, 33.4 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Camden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.33%
  • White: 44.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Camden, Arkansas is 10,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,877.

Camden, Arkansas Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid 2023

Camden Median Age

36.8

Total

33.4

Male

40.2

Female

Camden Adults

There are 8,004 adults, (2,055 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female5,85353.81%
Male5,02446.19%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.22

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Camden Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 69.70%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,777

Average Earnings

$40,105

Average Male

$25,146

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

98.03% of Camden residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

rate

32.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.29%

Male Poverty Rate

29.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Black, with 44.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is Multiple, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.46%.

Camden Poverty

Camden Poverty Rate by Education

Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Camden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Camden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

687

Number of Veterans

603

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

Camden Veterans by War

Camden Veterans by Age

count

Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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

79.85%

Born in Camden

101.48%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

101.48% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 79.85% having been born in Arkansas. 0.73% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Camden Population by Year