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Camden, Maine - Basic Facts

The Camden Census Designated Place had a population of 3,767 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.2098 and longitude -69.0648 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Camden Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Mada-Kamigosek.

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Camden, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Camden, ME Housing Affordability Index is 81
State of Maine Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Camden, ME Wealth Index is 121
State of Maine Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,767 (100%)
Population in Households 3,707 (98.4%)
Population in Families 2,548 (67.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 60 ( 1.6%)
Population Density 1,001
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,011
Average Household Income $85,598
Per Capita Income $43,434
Wealth Index4 121

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,098 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 815 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $337,874
Housing Affordability Index3 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,913
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 966
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.58% 0.53%
Households 0.64% 0.59%
Families 0.36% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

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, 2019 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 # 40 70th
Population Density # 21 85th
Diversity Index # 84 36th
Median Household Income # 40 70th
Per Capita Income # 13 91st

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