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Camden, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Camden had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2017. Camden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Camden is located at latitude 40.1528 and longitude -90.7733 in Schuyler County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Camden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Camden (GNIS ID: 2397540) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Camden is located within Township of Camden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuyler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Camden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Camden, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 78
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 44
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 78
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $45,252
Average Household Income $56,600
Per Capita Income $24,414


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $100,806


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.34% -1.59%
Households -1.07% -1.68%
Families 0.59% -1.73%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Camden, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1334 3rd
Population Density # 1349 1st
Diversity Index # 1346 2nd
Median Household Income # 994 27th
Per Capita Income # 914 33rd

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