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Looking west along Main Street in Camden
Location of Camden in Carroll County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||673 ft (205 m)|
|• Density||2,289.58/sq mi (884.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (EST)|
|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.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 611 people, 249 households, and 161 families living 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.
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.
The town has a free lending library, the Camden-Jackson Township Public Library.
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- Claude Raymond Wickard - Secretary of Agriculture from 1940 to 1945.
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