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Camden Point, Missouri
Location of Camden Point, Missouri
Location of Camden Point, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Platte
Area
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 474
 • Estimate 
(2019)
548
 • Density 913.33/sq mi (352.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64018
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-10792
GNIS feature ID 0715229

Camden Point is a city in Platte County, Missouri, United States and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The population was 474 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Camden Point has been in operation since 1837. The name "Camden" most likely is a transfer from England, perhaps via another town in the United States.

Geography

Camden Point is located at 39°27′12″N 94°44′43″W / 39.45333°N 94.74528°W / 39.45333; -94.74528 (39.453447, -94.745157).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 77
1880 142 84.4%
1890 177 24.6%
1900 170 −4.0%
1910 169 −0.6%
1920 212 25.4%
1930 192 −9.4%
1940 140 −27.1%
1950 147 5.0%
1960 171 16.3%
1970 264 54.4%
1980 263 −0.4%
1990 373 41.8%
2000 484 29.8%
2010 474 −2.1%
Est. 2019 548 15.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 474 people, 174 households, and 133 families living in the city. The population density was 790.0 inhabitants per square mile (305.0/km2). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 315.0 per square mile (121.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 174 households, of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.6% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 39.7 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

Education

North Platte County R-I School District operates one school in the community: North Platte Elementary School.

Camden Point has a public library, a branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library.

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