Camden, Maine

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Population in 2010: 3,570.
Population change since 2000: -9.3%
Males: 1,513  (42.4%)
Females: 2,057  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

55.5 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04843.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,789 (it was $39,891 in 2000)
Camden:

$64,789
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $47,418 (it was $25,880 in 2000)

Camden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $369,093 (it was $162,400 in 2000)
Camden:

$369,093
ME:

$200,500

Median gross rent in 2019: $959.

March 2019 cost of living index in Camden: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Camden, ME (2019)
    • 3,22792.1%White alone
    • 1564.5%Two or more races
    • 511.5%Black alone
    • 250.7%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Camden, Maine as of January 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Camden is 835 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Camden by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
2
(38.3)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.9)
2
(41.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(18.7)
3
(56.3)
3
(57.3)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.2)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.4)
3
(61.7)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(374.5)
22
(413.0)
20
(382.3)
21
(402.6)
12
(227.3)
17
(350.6)
7
(144.3)
14
(288.8)
4
(82.9)
4
(82.7)
4
(82.3)
4
(82.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(1,423)
85
(1,596)
100
(1,911)
72
(1,380)
71
(1,345)
85
(1,753)
71
(1,464)
66
(1,361)
53
(1,099)
26
(537.6)
29
(596.3)
25
(517.3)
13
(267.7)
3
(62.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(56.2)
2
(37.5)
3
(57.3)
3
(57.5)
2
(37.9)
2
(41.2)
8
(164.9)
1
(20.6)
2
(41.5)
2
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index91.4107.0134.6137.887.9124.8114.896.965.538.941.930.612.42.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Camden, ME

Crime rate in Camden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Maine average:

1.65
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Ancestries: English (18.3%), Irish (13.3%), German (11.1%), European (10.6%), British (6.0%), American (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1791

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 945 people per square mile   (low).

Camden, Maine map

239 residents are foreign born (6.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:

6.8%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,200 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,546 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (70.7 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (165.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (337.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rockport, ME (1.6 miles ),
Lincolnville, ME (2.4 miles ),
Hope, ME (2.5 miles ),
Rockland, ME (2.7 miles ),
Union, ME (3.1 miles ),
Owls Head, ME (3.2 miles ),
Northport, ME (3.2 miles ),
North Haven, ME (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 69.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,085 (+31.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 836 (51.2%)

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Camden, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Camden, ME in 2019
Camden satellite photo by USGS

Camden tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $410,300
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $295,900
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $519,500
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $519,500
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $519,500
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,030,800
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $821,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Camden, ME residents
Average permit cost in Camden, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Maine:

4.7%
Most common industries in Camden, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Camden, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Camden, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Camden, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Camden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from Camden center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.8 miles away from Camden center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from Camden center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Camden center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from Camden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camden topographic map

Main business address for: CAMDEN NATIONAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Camden:

  • KATHERINE BROWN HOME (LUDWIG RD)
  • CAMDEN COMM HOSP HC CENTR (108 ELM ST)
  • THE GARDENS (30 COMMUNITY DRIVE)
  • WINDWARD GARDENS (105 MECHANIC ST)

Airports located in Camden:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 38 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 45 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 52 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 62 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 70 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 72 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 76 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Private high school in Camden:

  • THE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AT OPPORTUNITY FARM/ CAMDEN (Students: 56, Location: 79 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Camden:

Private elementary/middle school in Camden:

  • CHILDREN'S HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 58 ELM ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Camden

Library in Camden:

  • CAMDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $771,015; Location: 55 MAIN STREET; 58,316 books; 3,013 audio materials; 4,087 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Camden: Camden Yacht Club (A), Camden First Aid Association (B), Camden Fire Department (C), Camden Opera House (D), Camden Public Library (E), Camden Town Office (F), Camden-Rockport Historical Society Building (G), Conway House Museum (H), Knox Mill Museum (I), Mary Meeker Cramer Museum (J), Rockport-Camden-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce (K), American Boathouse (L), YMCA Building (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Highland Mill Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Camden: CAMDEN NATIONAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Camden include: Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (A), Our Lady of Good Hope Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), Christian Science Reading Room (D), Chestnut Street Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rockport Cemetery (1), Mount View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Knox Mill Pond (A), Seabright Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Camden include: Village Green (1), Merryspring Park (2), High Street Historic District (3), Chestnut Street Historic District (4), Camden Opera House Block (5), Camden Amphitheater (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Laite Memorial Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Camden-Rockport Historical Society (Museums; Conway Road), Schooner OLAD (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1 Bayview Lndg), Distant Journeys (Tours & Charters; 255 Molyneaux Road), Coastal Mountain Hiking (Tours & Charters; 3 Pleasant Ridge Dr).

Hotels: Blackberry Inn (82 Elm Street), Beloin's Motel (USRoute 1), The Lord Camden Inn (24 Main Street), Towne Motel (68 Elm Street), Whitehall Inn (52 High Street), The High Tide Inn On the Ocean (RR 1 Box 1), Lodge at Camden Hills (Belfast Road), Birchwood Motel (530 Belfast Road), Cedar Crest Restaurant (115 Elm Street).

Birthplace of: Gordon Bok - Folk musician, Anna Goodale - Olympic medalist in rowing, Noah Starr - Actor.

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Camden and their reported violations in the past:

CAMDEN SNOW BOWL (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HATCHET MOUNTAIN PUBLICK HOUSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DUCKTRAP HARBOR CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-18-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-18-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2006), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-01-2006 to SEP-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIGH TIDE INN (INN) (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GLENMOOR BY THE SEA- TENNIS COURT (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
GLENMOOR BY THE SEA (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
BIRCHWOOD MOTEL (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
HIGH TIDE INN (DECKHOUSE) (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-16-2005 to NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-23-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-29-2007 to MAY-29-2007)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

51.8%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Camden in 2000:

  • 199 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Camden (2011 data):

  • The Camden National Bank: Camden Market Place Branch at 145 Elm Street, branch established on 1968/07/18; at 2 Elm Street, branch established on 1875/01/01. Info updated 2008/02/27: Bank assets: $2,266.8 mil, Deposits: $1,604.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Camden National Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Camden Branch at 141 Elm Street, branch established on 1980/09/04. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The First, N.A.: Camden Branch at 19 Elm Street, branch established on 1998/05/28. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $942.2 mil, headquarters in Damariscotta, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Camden Branch at 89 Elm Street, branch established on 1973/02/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Camden:

Marital status in Camden, ME
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Camden:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Camden
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Camden, ME (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,40029
Catholic4,3404
Evangelical Protestant1,81323
Other5696
None28,614-
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: 17
Here:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
This county:

19.40 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

7.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.3%
State:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Camden:

65.2%
Maine:

52.9%

Average BMI:
Camden:

27.6
Maine:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Camden:

11.7%
State:

19.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Camden:

31.2%
Maine:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

68.3%
Maine:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Maine:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Camden, ME Residents

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Waldo County, ME  0.72% ($36,738 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, ME  0.56% ($30,713)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.43% ($48,712)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, ME  0.78% ($42,023 average AGI)
to Waldo County, ME  0.69% ($44,313)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($57,191)
Businesses in Camden, ME
NameCountNameCount
FedEx3Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets5U-Haul1
Rite Aid1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:

  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:

  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFR-LP (93.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: PENOBSCOT SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Camden:

  • W64BY (Channel 64; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CRAIG MINISTRIES, INC.)
Camden fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Camden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • 22,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,118Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,999Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Camden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Camden, ME)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Camden)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Camden)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Camden, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (67.6%), and Outside Fires (19.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Camden, ME
    • 22167.6%Structure Fires
    • 6419.6%Outside Fires
    • 329.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Camden, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Camden, Maine:

  • Towne Motel, 68 Elm St, Camden, Maine 04843 , Phone: (207) 236-3377
  • Cedar Crest Inn, 115 Elm St, Camden, Maine 04843 , Phone: (207) 236-4839
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Camden, Maine
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Camden, ME
  • 57.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 5.2%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Camden, ME
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 30.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Camden compared to Maine state average:

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

Camden on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
There are 11 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • L. Mcdonald Schetky (1)
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