For population 25 years and over in Camden:
For population 15 years and over in Camden town:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $331 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (64.6 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (504.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Boykin, AL (2.4 miles ), Coy-Fatama, AL (3.1 miles) , Yellow Bluff, AL (3.4 miles) , Vredenburgh, AL (3.5 miles ), Alberta, AL (3.5 miles) , Oak Hill, AL (3.7 miles) , Catherine, AL (4.0 miles) , Pine Hill, AL (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.00 N, Longitude: 87.30 W
Area code: 334
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Camden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -193 (-7.9%).
Work and jobs in Camden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Camden, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Camden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Camden town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Camden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Camden center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from Camden center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: J. De Forest Richards - Football player, Hank Harris (American football) - Football player, Johnny Baker (American football) - Football player, Mike Williams - College basketball player (Texas Longhorns).
Hospitals/medical centers in Camden:
Airports located in Camden:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:
Public high school in Camden:
See full list of schools located in Camden, School District: WILCOX COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Camden:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00360. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.284. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.73. This is worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 36.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 13.6. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Camden and their reported violations in the past:CAMDEN WATER & SEWER DEPARTMENT (Address: 108 WATER STREET , Population served: 4170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MILLERS FERRY WATER AUTHORITY, INC. (Population served: 1428, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.6% for Black residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 93.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
90 people in nursing homes in 2000
43 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Camden compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Camden (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Camden town (based on Wilcox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,204 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,684 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Camden fatal accident list:
Jan 5, 2010 05:55 AM, Sr-10, Lat: 32.00395556, Lon: -87.31188056, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 18, 2010 04:45 PM, Sr-10, 1186, Lat: 32.00123333, Lon: -87.31525833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1998 01:20 AM, Sr-41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 5, 1995 02:12 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1995 11:21 AM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1994 08:22 AM, 164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 1991 05:20 PM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $1,440,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 753
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,720
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Camden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Camden, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Camden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Camden, AL
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.