Camden Wilcox County, Alabama

Camden: City in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States

About

Camden is a city located in the county of Wilcox in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,020. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,694 inhabitants.

Camden Quick Facts

Population : 1,694 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Wilcox County
Postal code : 36726
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 0.32%
Land as percent of area : 99.68%
Altitude : 207 feet / 63 meters
Capital city : Camden is capital of Wilcox County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:21:42 (27th January 2022)
Population growth : -19.24% (2010-2020)
Camden locator map
Location of Camden on Alabama map.
Wilcox County Courthouse image
Wilcox County Courthouse
Wilcox County Courthouse image

Geography

Camden is located at 31°59'28"N 87°17'26"W (31.9909800, -87.2905500).

Camden map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Camden decreased by 19.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 2,257 -
2010 2,020 -11.73% census
2011 2,003 -0.85% estimation process
2012 1,969 -1.73% estimation process
2013 1,938 -1.6% estimation process
2014 1,902 -1.89% estimation process
2015 1,890 -0.63% estimation process
2016 1,877 -0.69% estimation process
2017 1,837 -2.18% estimation process
2018 1,808 -1.6% estimation process
2019 1,765 -2.44% estimation process
2020 1,694 -4.19% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,373
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,664
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -11.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,600
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,670
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.3%
People over 65 (%) : 20.3%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 27.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 71.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 26.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 382
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,840

Camden zip code is 36726. County name: Wilcox, County fips: 01131

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,840
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $79,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $913
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $394
2015-2019 median gross rent : $509
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 3,854
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.71
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,973
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 72,837
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,372
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,014
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,841
Percentage of people living in poverty : 32.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 164
2019 total employment : 2,133
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 102,459
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 7.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 530
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 862
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 467
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 315
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 512
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 314
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 137
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 669
2010 population per square mile : 13.1
2010 land area in square miles : 888.50

Schools in Camden

College & universities near Camden, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102058 Selma University Selma (AL) 36701

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Camden, AL

Code Name Address Type
CMD Camden, AL 8 Claiborne Street \r\n8 Claiborne Street \r\n BUS
THM Thomasville, AL 34390 US Highway 43 BUS
SLA Selma, AL 434 Broad Street BUS
GVH Grove Hill, AL 430 South Jackson Street BUS
MAA Marion, AL 26400 Alabama Highway 14 BUS

Post offices near Camden

Post Office Name City ZIP
Camden Post Office Camden (AL) 36726

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Other cities in Wilcox County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wilcox County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Yellow Bluff 200 Human settlement in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States of America
Pine Apple 129 Town in Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Camden distances to largest Alabama cities