For population 25 years and over in Camden:
For population 15 years and over in Camden city:
46 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $492 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (50.1 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (74.2 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: New Johnsonville, TN (2.6 miles ), Bruceton, TN (3.0 miles ), Hollow Rock, TN (3.3 miles ), Holladay, TN (3.3 miles ), Big Sandy, TN (3.6 miles ), Springville, TN (3.7 miles ), Waverly, TN (4.1 miles ), Huntingdon, TN (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.05 N, Longitude: 88.09 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,767 (+49.2%)
Area code: 731
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 2011, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -389 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in Camden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Camden, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Camden-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Camden city center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Camden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from Camden center
On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1995 at 19:51:10, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MD, 3.8 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Camden center
On 6/20/2005 at 12:21:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, 3.6 MW, Depth: 13.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Benton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles F. Pendleton - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Col. Littleton - Fashion businesspeople, Frank P. Lashlee - Politician.
Hospital/medical center in Camden:
Airports and heliports located in Camden:
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See full list of schools located in Camden, School District: BENTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
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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.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 33.2. This is about average. There were 41 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 DEPT (Population served: 9601, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.8%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 38.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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People in group quarters in Camden in 2000:
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Banks with branches in Camden (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Camden (based on Benton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Camden government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,402 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:
6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,756 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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See more detailed statistics of Camden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Camden, TN
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $3,520,000
Total average daily traffic: 66,270
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,829
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Camden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Camden, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Camden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Camden)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.