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The Camden Census Designated Place had a population of 3,725 as of July 1, 2017. Camden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 44.2138 and longitude -69.0685 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Camden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Camden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377896) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Camden Census Designated Place is located within Town of Camden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Camden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Mada-Kamigosek.

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Camden, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,725
Daytime Population: Workers 2,838
Daytime Population: Residents 2,061
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,899
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 3,664
Population in Familes 2,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 990
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $49,377
Average Household Income $87,155
Per Capita Income $44,580


Total Housing Units 2,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,097 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 794 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 617 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $285,951
Average Home Value $370,434


Total Households 1,891
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 968
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.64%
Households 0.65% 0.67%
Families 0.49% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Camden, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 71st
Population Density # 23 83rd
Diversity Index # 83 36th
Median Household Income # 51 62nd
Per Capita Income # 11 92nd

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