Camden, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 503 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 237  (47.2%)
Females: 266  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  25.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49232.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,093 (it was $34,028 in 2000)
Camden:

$30,093
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,000 (it was $13,846 in 2000)

Camden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,240 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Camden:

$49,240
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $57,320; Detached houses: $60,522; Mobile homes: $6,902

Median gross rent in 2013: $599.

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  • Races in Camden, MI (2010)

    Camden races chart
    • 50899.2%White alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

Races in Camden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Camden: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.7%), Irish (10.5%), French (10.2%), United States (6.2%), English (5.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile   (low).

Camden,MI real estate house value index trend

Camden, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Camden:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden village:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Camden, Michigan as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Camden to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $987 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $844 (1.6%)

Camden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (44.9 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (50.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (150.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Montgomery, MI (1.7 miles ), Clear Lake, IN (2.2 miles ), Reading, MI (2.4 miles ), Lake Seneca, OH (2.9 miles ), Fremont, IN (3.0 miles ), Pioneer, OH (3.4 miles ), Hillsdale, MI (3.6 miles ), Edon, OH (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 84.76 W

Area code: 517

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

8.2%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Camden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Camden, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Camden-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Camden village center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the village center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Camden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.2 miles away from Camden center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 282.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 249.3 miles away from Camden 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 261.5 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 Hillsdale County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Camden:

  • HILLSDALE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HILLSDALE, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILLSDALE COUNTY IN (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HILLSDALE, MI)
  • HILLSDALE CO MEDICAL CARE FACI (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HILLSDALE, MI)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITALS OF WILLIAM (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONTPELIER, OH)
  • ANGOLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • CARLIN PARK HEALTHCRE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)
  • NORTHERN LAKES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ANGOLA, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 32 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 33 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 34 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Siena Heights University (about 40 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 46 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 51 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public high school in Camden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Camden:

Private elementary/middle schools in Camden:

  • RIDGEVIEW SCHOOL USED TO BE CALLED CAMDEN #2 (Students: 42; Location: CAMDEN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • RIDGEVIEW CAMDEN SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: NORTH SIDE OF CAMDEN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • AMISH SCHOOL #1 (Students: 21; Location: 11860 CARPENTER RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Camden

Library in Camden:

  • CAMDEN TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,660; Location: 119 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 14,813 books; 798 audio materials; 1,508 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Camden: Camden Fire Department (A), Camden Township Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Camden include: Camden Missionary Church (A), Camden United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Camden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Camden: Camden Community Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hillsdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Camden that have no violations reported:

  • CAMDEN (Population served: 612, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKEVIEW UNITED BRETHREN CHURC (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.1%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.9 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Camden compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Camden (2011 data):

  • Southern Michigan Bank & Trust: Camden Branch at 107 North Main Street, branch established on 1963/07/11. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $508.6 mil, Deposits: $421.5 mil, headquarters in Coldwater, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,30651
Catholic2,1981
Mainline Protestant2,18720
Other3664
None35,631-
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: 9
Hillsdale County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Hillsdale County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Hillsdale County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Hillsdale County:

29.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,984
Other and Unallocable 2$7,481$44,8860$0
Totals for Government 2$7,481$44,8868$2,984

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Michigan average:

5.09%

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 Jackson County, MI  0.66% ($30,148 average AGI)
from Branch County, MI  0.49% ($26,593)
from Lenawee County, MI  0.47% ($31,312)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Michigan average:

5.58%

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 Jackson County, MI  0.75% ($28,508 average AGI)
to Lenawee County, MI  0.61% ($22,545)
to Branch County, MI  0.51% ($23,595)

Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:

  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:

  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; MONTPELIER, OH; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBNO-FM (100.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WPCJ (91.1 FM; PITTSFORD, MI; Owner: PITTSFORD EDUC. B/CING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Camden:

  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,262Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,278Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Camden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2211 Territorial Rd (Lat: 41.708944 Lon: -84.614389), Call Sign: KNAV995, Licensee ID: L00104600
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021
    Registrant: Pitts, Raymond:pitts, Roger, 2211 Territorial Rd, Camden, MI 49232, Phone: (517) 254-4194

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Camden, Route 49 1 Miles Nne (Lat: 41.772806 Lon: -84.743000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQBY738
    Assigned Frequencies: 943.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2005, Expiration Date: 01/07/2015, Certifier: Ronald E Mcdonald
    Registrant: Troup Electronics, 1510 Springport Rd, Jackson, MI 49202, Phone: (517) 796-8000, Fax: (517) 796-9746, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Route 49 1 Mile Nne Of Camden (Lat: 41.772806 Lon: -84.743000), Call Sign: KQK716
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2004
    Registrant: Citizens Communications Company, 180 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14646, Phone: (585) 777-8155, Fax: (585) 423-9314, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K8GK, Licensee ID: L01166547
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 07/03/2016
    Registrant: Dale E Marks, 142 N Main, Camden, MI 49232
  • Call Sign: KA8WBR, Licensee ID: L01022801
    Grant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018, Certifier: William M Ona
    Registrant: William M Ona, 14684 Lake Shore Dr W, Camden, MI 49232
  • Call Sign: KB8ZZZ, Licensee ID: L00195749
    Grant Date: 05/13/2005, Expiration Date: 06/12/2015, Certifier: Kathleene J Falls
    Registrant: Kathleene J Falls, 14940 Carpenter Rd, Camden, MI 49232
  • Call Sign: KB9NNT, Licensee ID: L00181251
    Grant Date: 04/04/2006, Expiration Date: 05/01/2016, Certifier: Byron L Agnew
    Registrant: Byron L Agnew, 220 Margaret St, Camden, MI 49232
  • Call Sign: KC8AAA, Licensee ID: L00195748
    Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 06/12/2015, Certifier: Donald D Falls
    Registrant: Donald D Falls, 14940 Carpenter Rd, Camden, MI 49232

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9909T , Serial Number: 18253009, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1960
    Registrant (Individual): David P Anibal, 9451 S Edon Rd, Camden, MI 49232

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Camden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Camden, MI
Most common first names in Camden, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1780.3 years
Charles1272.7 years
George1180.9 years
William1177.0 years
John1072.2 years
James971.4 years
Robert778.0 years
Dorothy676.7 years
Harold670.5 years
Ruth678.0 years
Most common last names in Camden, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown781.3 years
Drake680.8 years
Robinson579.4 years
Daglow579.2 years
Linebrink567.6 years
Clevenger573.2 years
Jenkins566.8 years
Stanley483.3 years
Smith473.7 years
Kurtz465.0 years

Businesses in Camden, MI

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