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Camden, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Camden is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Camden.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ouachita County at latitude 33.5846 and longitude -92.8343. Ouachita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Camden (see map) encompass a land area of 16.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camden: Choteau de Fabri, Corea Fabre, Ecor a Fabri, Ecore a Fabre, Ecore Fabre, Fabres Bluff, Fabres Landing, Fabris Bluff, Fabrys Bluff, LaCore Fabre, L'Ecore a Fabri.

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Camden, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,895
Population in Households 11,616
Population in Familes 9,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 5,070
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,827 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,243 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 894 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $73,275
Average Home Value $101,839


Median Household Income $30,062
Average Household Income $43,368
Per Capita Income $18,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.56% -0.76%
Households -0.37% -0.67%
Families -0.65% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Camden, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 94th
Population Density1 # 147 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 81 85th
Median Household Income # 428 21st
Per Capita Income # 300 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.