Camden, Indiana facts for kids
Looking west along Main Street in Camden
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||673 ft (205 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||609|
|• Density||2,350.0/sq mi (907.3/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC−5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0432002|
The post office at Camden was established in 1833. Camden was platted as a town in 1836.
The Camden Masonic Temple and Andrew Thomas House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Camden is located at(40.609175, -86.538706) in Jackson Township.
According to the 2010 census, Camden has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 611 people, 249 households, and 161 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,350.0 inhabitants per square mile (907.3/km2). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 1,042.3 per square mile (402.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 1.3% from two or more races.
There were 249 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the town was 40.2 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 582 people, 233 households, and 160 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,240.7 people per square mile (864.3/km²). There were 248 housing units at an average density of 954.8 per square mile (368.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, 0.69% Native American, and 0.34% from two or more races.
There were 233 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $44,250, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $30,083 versus $22,174 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,476. About 1.3% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 21.2% of those age 65 or over.
The Old Brethren German Baptists, a small Christian Old Order horse and buggy community, that many erroneously perceive as Amish, has its center near Camden.
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