Camden, Tennessee Population 2021

3,676
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Camden is a city located in Benton County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Benton County. With a 2020 population of 3,676, it is the 124th largest city in Tennessee and the 5642nd largest city in the United States . Camden is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,582 in 2010. Camden reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Camden has a population density of 646 people per square mile.

The average household income in Camden is $52,384 with a poverty rate of 23.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $95,100. The median age in Camden is 43.2 years, 39.9 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Camden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Camdenwas:

  • White: 97.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Camden, Tennessee is 3,676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,632.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,582.

Camden, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,50797.91%
Black or African American471.31%
Two or More Races280.78%
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Camden Population by Race

Camden Population Pyramid $2021

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Camden Median Age

43.2


Total

39.9


Male

46


Female

Camden Adults

There are 2,711 adults, (877 of whom are seniors) in Camden.

Camden Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Camden Sex Ratio

Female

1,872

52.26%

Male

1,710

47.74%

Camden Population by Age

Camden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Camden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.9%68.1%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Male64.3%35.7%
Married66.3%33.7%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Camden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5162.2655.9
Non Family7571.1856.3
Married4963.2166.3
Female2353.6831.9
Male282.8964.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Camden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1355.30%
9th to 12th Grade2389.35%
High School Graduate1,01639.91%
Some College61224.04%
Associates Degree1274.99%
Bachelors Degree2058.05%
Graduate Degree2138.37%
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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
White2,4492,099414
Black47464
2+ Races2828
Hispanic22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.90%.

Camden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,757$31,771$24,044
Less Than 9th Grade$15,993$15,921$
High School Graduate$22,000$30,781$
Some College$23,365$$23,846
Bachelors Degree$60,161$51,625$60,302
Graduate Degree$86,250$100,707$

$26,757

Average Earnings

$31,771

Average Male

$24,044

Average Female

Camden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Camden Language by Age

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Camden Language

97.73% of Camden residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Camden Language

Camden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,35179423.69%
Black402050.00%

23.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.31%

Male Poverty Rate

24.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Camden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Camden is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Camden is White, with 23.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.74%.

Camden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.57%
High School18.51%
Some College16.78%
Bachelors or Greater8.05%

Camden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.51%
Female Employed15.16%
Male Employed3.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Camden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Camden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,912$52,384
Families$41,791$61,605
Married Families$63,077-
Non Families$21,493$40,478
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Income by Household Type

Camden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

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 55-64.

Camden Marital Status by Race

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Camden Marital Status

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269

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Second Gulf War39
Korea19
First Gulf War8
World War II5

Camden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
65 to 7471
35 to 5442
55 to 6431
18 to 3424

Camden Veterans by Age

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Camden Veterans by Race

Camden Veterans by Education

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9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Camden Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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69.12%

Born in Camden

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Camden residents were born in the United States, with 69.12% having been born in Tennessee. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Camden Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,676220.60%
20203,654220.61%
20193,632220.61%
20183,610822.32%
20173,528-4-0.11%
20163,532-50-1.40%
20153,5820.00%
20143,582-21-0.58%
20133,603-49-1.34%
20123,652401.11%
20113,612270.75%
20103,585-243-0.65%
20003,8281850.50%
19903,6433641.06%
19803,2792270.72%
19703,0522780.96%
19602,7740.00%

Camden Population by Year