Camden, Indiana

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Camden, Indiana

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High Points

Camden strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Camden Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Camden Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Camden Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Camden Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Camden Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Camden People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Camden, Indiana

Comparing Camden to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Camden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NE of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 46917
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.608
Longitude -86.54

Camden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELPHI 3 S
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Camden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 582 100%
Male 276 47.4%
Female 306 52.6%
Under 18 162 27.8%
18+ 420 72.2%
65+ 105 18%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.1
White 576 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Camden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 570
Growth -12
Growth % -2.1%

Camden Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.9%
German 21.8%
English 11.3%
Irish 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Italian 4.2%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.3%
Czech 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
European 0.5%
British 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Camden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Deer Creek (46917)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Camden 582 $53,750
Burlington 444 $52,917
Burnettsville 373 $45,625
Delphi 3,015 $45,878
Flora 2,227 $43,257
Monticello 5,723 $42,831
Rossville 1,513 $50,694

Camden Public Libraries

Camden-jackson Twp Pl
183 W MAIN
Camden, Indiana
(574) 686-2120

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