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People

Total Population 6,982
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 24.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,827
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 45.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,865
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.9%
Median Gross Rent $729
Median House Value $144,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 7.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Camden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NE of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Kershaw
Standard Zip Codes 29020
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.246
Longitude -80.607

Camden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAMDEN 3 W
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station BISHOPVILLE 8 NNW
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Antioch (29020, 29021)

Dusty Bend (29021, 29020)

Kirkland (29021, 29020)

Kirkwood (29021, 29020)

Shamokin (29021, 29020)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethune 290 $42,083
Bishopville 3,342 $32,667
Blythewood 2,479 $88,158
Heath Springs 713 $38,194
Kershaw 2,303 $37,823
Ridgeway 456 $51,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Camden Public Libraries

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Kershaw County Library
1304 BROAD ST.
Camden, South Carolina
(803) 425-1508

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Camden Hospitals

KERSHAW COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Local)
HAILE AND ROBERTS STREETS, BOX 7003
(803) 432-4311
Emergency Service: Yes

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