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Camden, Maine
Location in Knox County and the state of Maine
Location in Knox County and the state of Maine
Country  United States
State Maine
County Knox
Town Camden
Area
 • Total 3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Land 3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
26 ft (8 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,570
 • Density 948/sq mi (366.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
04843, 04847
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-09690
GNIS feature ID 0563374
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Camden, Maine

Camden is a census-designated place (CDP) comprising the main village in the town of Camden in Knox County, Maine, United States. The population was 3,570 at the 2010 census, out of 4,850 in the entire town of Camden.

Geography

Camden is located at 44°12′37″N 69°4′6″W / 44.21028°N 69.06833°W / 44.21028; -69.06833 (44.21044, −69.068376).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,934 people, 1,826 households, and 1,028 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,041.1 people per square mile (401.8/km2). There were 2,108 housing units at an average density of 557.9/sq mi (215.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.20% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 1,826 households, out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.7% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 18.7% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 79.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,891, and the median income for a family was $57,554. Males had a median income of $32,273 versus $26,702 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,880. About 6.2% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

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