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Kings Bay Base, Georgia
Location in Camden County and the state of Georgia
Location in Camden County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Camden
 • Total 2.81 sq mi (7.28 km2)
 • Land 2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Total 2,329
 • Density 849.07/sq mi (327.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 13-43580

Kings Bay Base is a census-designated place (CDP) in Camden County, Georgia, United States; it is home to the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. The population was 1,777 at the 2010 census.


Kings Bay Base is located in southeastern Camden County at 30°47′53″N 81°33′54″W / 30.79806°N 81.56500°W / 30.79806; -81.56500 (30.798022, -81.564966). It is bordered to the west by the city of St. Marys.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2), of which 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 1.62%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 2,329
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,599 people, 429 households, and 425 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,269.4 people per square mile (489.5/km2). There were 434 housing units at an average density of 212.0/sq mi (81.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.41% White, 20.01% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.73% from other races, and 2.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.00% of the population.

There were 429 households, out of which 75.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 95.6% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 0.7% were non-families. 0.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 3.47 and the average family size was 3.48.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 46.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, and 1.0% from 45 to 64. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females, there were 230.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 320.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,438, and the median income for a family was $33,438. Males had a median income of $19,122 versus $17,721 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,609. About 6.1% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18.


Higher education

  • Valdosta State University - Kings Bay Center
  • Brenau University - Kings Bay Campus
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