- Camden, Delaware
official_name = Camden, Delaware
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Dover, Delaware
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Kent
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.8
area_land_km2 = 4.8
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.9
area_land_sq_mi = 1.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2100
population_density_km2 = 436.6
population_density_sq_mi = 1130.9
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 12
elevation_ft = 39
latd = 39 |latm = 6 |lats = 46 |latNS = N
longd = 75 |longm = 32 |longs = 57 |longEW = W
Camden is located at coor dms|39|6|46|N|75|32|57|W|city (39.112868, -75.549134)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,100 peoples, 835 households, and 573 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 1,130.9 people per square mile (435.9/km²). There were 886 housing units at an average density of 477.1/sq mi (183.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 76.67% White, 18.00% African American, 0.81% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.90% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.90% of the population.
There were 835 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $47,097, and the median income for a family was $50,347. Males had a median income of $32,154 versus $25,261 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $21,113. About 1.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.
Mayor: Robert A. Mooney( Libertarian Party of Delaware)
Vice-Mayor: James O. Plumey, III( Independent Party of Delaware)
Ashley Coleman, Miss Teen USA1999 (born and grew up in Camden)
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