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Camden, Michigan
Village
Location within Hillsdale County
Location within Hillsdale County
Country United States
State Michigan
County Hillsdale
Township Camden
Area
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 512
 • Estimate 
(2019)
501
 • Density 625.47/sq mi (241.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49232
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-12760
GNIS feature ID 0622509

Camden is a village in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 512 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Camden Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 191
1900 376
1910 392 4.3%
1920 398 1.5%
1930 316 −20.6%
1940 385 21.8%
1950 380 −1.3%
1960 434 14.2%
1970 405 −6.7%
1980 420 3.7%
1990 482 14.8%
2000 550 14.1%
2010 512 −6.9%
2019 (est.) 501 −2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 512 people, 176 households, and 123 families living in the village. The population density was 609.5 inhabitants per square mile (235.3/km2). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 251.2 per square mile (97.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.4% White, 0.2% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 176 households, of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.41.

The median age in the village was 32.6 years. 31.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

Transportation

  • M-49

Education

The local school district is Camden-Frontier, which incorporates residents from Camden as well as Frontier and Montgomery. Since Hillsdale County has county-wide school of choice, the local school district has many students from the surrounding areas.

Camden Frontier High School[1]
Enrollment: 196
Class: D
Grades: K-12
Colors: Red & White
Nickname: Redskins
Primary League: Southern Central Athletic Association

Camden Frontier Schools [2]

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