Camden, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 86 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 48  (56.8%)
Females: 38  (43.2%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 62319

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,422 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Camden:

$37,422
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,956 (it was $9,981 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,794 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Camden:

$26,794
IL:

$169,600
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    • 8598.8%White alone
    • 11.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Camden: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (40.0%), German (18.1%), Irish (17.4%), English (8.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/08/1934

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 113 people per square mile   (very low).

Camden, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Camden:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden village:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,012 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $533 (2.1%)

Camden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (64.7 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (109.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Littleton, IL (3.1 miles) , Augusta, IL (3.3 miles ), Rushville, IL (3.4 miles ), Ripley, IL (3.4 miles) , Mound Station, IL (3.4 miles) , Mount Sterling, IL (3.4 miles ), La Prairie, IL (3.5 miles) , Plymouth, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 90.77 W

Camden household income distribution Camden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-12.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (52%)
  • Construction (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (38%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (46%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Camden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Camden, Illinois average temperatures Camden, Illinois average precipitation Camden, Illinois humidity Camden, Illinois wind speed Camden, Illinois snowfall Camden, Illinois sunshine Camden, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Camden-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Camden village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Camden-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from Camden center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 217.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from Camden center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 179.3 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 Schuyler County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Camden:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MOUNT STERLING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOUNT STERLING, IL)
  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • SNYDERS-VAUGHN HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • GOLDEN GOOD SHEPHERD HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GOLDEN, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:

  • Western Illinois University (about 23 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 51 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 69 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Bradley University (about 72 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 76 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 89 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

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Cemeteries: McHatton Cemetery (1), West Camden Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Schuyler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Camden compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Camden travel time to work - commute Camden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Camden village (based on Schuyler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,56113
Evangelical Protestant1,31014
Catholic2131
Other5-
None4,455-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Schuyler County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Schuyler County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuyler County:

26.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Camden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($81.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($46.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($23.26)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($23.26)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($23.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($116.28)

Camden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($104.65)
    Highways: $3,000 ($34.88)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($11.63)

Camden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($523.26)

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, IL  1.47% ($37,951 average AGI)
from McDonough County, IL  0.57% ($29,625)
from Fulton County, IL  0.43% ($40,167)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, IL  1.03% ($29,414 average AGI)
to McDonough County, IL  0.92% ($29,115)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.53% ($37,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:

  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WRMS-FM (94.3 FM; BEARDSTOWN, IL; Owner: CONNER FAMILY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Camden:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CAMDEN, Rr3 Route 1 (Lat: 40.152694 Lon: -90.770083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQJK830
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 10552.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2008, Expiration Date: 10/16/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

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