For population 25 years and over in Camden:
For population 15 years and over in Camden city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $650 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (22.1 miles , pop. 113,288).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (29.8 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fleming, MO (1.2 miles) , Wellington, MO (2.2 miles ), Henrietta, MO (2.3 miles ), Napoleon, MO (2.3 miles ), Orrick, MO (2.3 miles ), Richmond, MO (2.5 miles ), Levasy, MO (2.7 miles) , Lexington, MO (2.8 miles ).
Latitude: 39.20 N, Longitude: 94.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 816
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-12.6%).
Work and jobs in Camden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Camden, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Camden-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Camden city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Camden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from Camden center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Camden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ray County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Camden:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
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 2010 was 4.74. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00360. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.9%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Camden compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Camden (based on Ray County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,286 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:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,205 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:
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TV broadcast stations around Camden:
Camden fatal accident list:
Aug 21, 1999 06:45 AM, Sr-T, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.