Camden, Missouri

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Camden, Missouri
City
Location of Camden, Missouri
Location of Camden, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°11′52″N 94°1′23″W / 39.19778°N 94.02306°W / 39.19778; -94.02306Coordinates: 39°11′52″N 94°1′23″W / 39.19778°N 94.02306°W / 39.19778; -94.02306
Country United States
State Missouri
County Ray
Area[1]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 191
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 185
 • Density 250/sq mi (97/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64017
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-10738[4]
GNIS feature ID 0715228[5]

Camden is a city in Ray County, Missouri, United States. The population was 191 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Camden was platted in 1838.[7] The community most likely was named after a family of early settlers.[8] A post office called Camden has been in operation since 1838.[9]

Geography[edit]

Camden is located at 39°11′52″N 94°1′23″W / 39.19778°N 94.02306°W / 39.19778; -94.02306 (39.197753, -94.023067).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 364
1870 357 −1.9%
1880 509 42.6%
1890 650 27.7%
1900 392 −39.7%
1910 477 21.7%
1920 534 11.9%
1930 407 −23.8%
1940 399 −2.0%
1950 383 −4.0%
1960 310 −19.1%
1970 286 −7.7%
1980 219 −23.4%
1990 238 8.7%
2000 209 −12.2%
2010 191 −8.6%
Est. 2016 185 [3] −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 191 people, 73 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 251.3 inhabitants per square mile (97.0/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 114.5 per square mile (44.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 73 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.2% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.0% male and 45.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 209 people, 84 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 277.0 people per square mile (107.6/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 123.2 per square mile (47.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.09% White, 0.96% African American, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,833, and the median income for a family was $27,813. Males had a median income of $27,188 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,194. About 3.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.7% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Camden city, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved September 2, 2011. 
  7. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 33. 
  8. ^ "Ray County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.