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Population (year 2000): 13,154. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,204 (-7.2% change)
Males: 5,927 (45.1%), Females: 7,227 (54.9%)

Ouachita County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $27,814 (year 2000)
Median house value: $47,800 (year 2000)

Camden, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Camden:

  • Black (49.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (9.6%), Irish (6.3%), English (4.7%), German (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), French (1.6%).Arkansas

Elevation: 202 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles

Camden,

For population 25 years and over in Camden

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,693 (-11.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bluff, AR (71.5 miles Pine pop. 55,085).

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (276.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Camden, AR (6.9 miles East Louann, AR (12.7 miles) , AR (15.8 miles Chidester, AR (16.2 miles Smackover, AR Bearden, (18.4 miles AR (19.3 miles Stephens, AR (21.1 miles Norphlet, Reader, AR (22.1 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,400

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 92.83 W

Area code: 870

Camden, Arkansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.1%), Educational,health and social services (23.2%), Retail trade (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,421 (+10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,876 (58.7%)

Crime in Camden by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 3 3 2
    per 100,000 7.6 0.0 22.8 22.8 15.2
Rapes 11 8 9 10 4
    per 100,000 83.6 60.8 68.4 76.0 30.4
Robberies 20 23 14 14 16
    per 100,000 152.0 174.9 106.4 106.4 121.6
Assaults 35 56 25 40 47
    per 100,000 266.1 425.7 190.1 304.1 357.3
Burglaries 149 103 87 139 201
    per 100,000 1132.7 783.0 661.4 1056.7 1528.1
Thefts 563 523 286 529 374
    per 100,000 4280.1 3976.0 2174.2 4021.6 2843.2
Auto thefts 34 33 16 31 30
    per 100,000 258.5 250.9 121.6 235.7 228.1
411.1 395.8 263.1 399.7 374.3

Average climate in Camden, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Camden,

Camden-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Camden city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Shawn Andrews - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Dec 25, 1982), Stacy Andrews - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Jun 2, 1981).

Main business address for: HCB BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Camden:
  • OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (638 CALIFORNIA AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Camden:
  • DALLAS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 34 miles; FORDYCE, AR)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTH ARKANSAS (about 34 miles; EL DORADO, AR)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Camden, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Camden:
  • MEMORIAL FIELD (about 64 miles; HOT SPRINGS, AR; ID: HOT)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 80 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; ID: TXK)
  • ADAMS FIELD (about 90 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; ID: LIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Camden:
  • HARRELL FIELD (about 7 miles; CAMDEN, AR; ID: CDH)
  • WILSON (about 18 miles; STEPHENS, AR; ID: 4F8)
  • SOUTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL AT GOODWIN FIELD (about 25 miles; EL DORADO, AR; ID: ELD)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 22 $45,252 $24,682 4 $2,010
Other and Unallocable 6 $13,125 $26,250 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $14,382 $34,516 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $7,563 $18,151 1 $297
Solid Waste Management 14 $23,553 $20,188 4 $1,583
Streets and Highways 14 $21,343 $18,294 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $695
Firefighters 27 $73,330 $32,591 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $21,961 $20,271 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $61,768 $32,226 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $8,677 $17,354 1 $299
Financial Administration 3 $7,297 $29,188 0 $0
Totals for Government 138 $298,250 $25,934 11 $4,884
Colleges/Universities in Camden:
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY TECH (Full-time enrollment: 506; Location: SAU TECH STATION; Public; Website: www.sautech.edu)
  • PROFESSIONAL COSMETOLOGY EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 50; Location: 115 E WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 34 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; FT enrollment: 3,109)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 71 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 78 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 87 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; FT enrollment: 8,024)
Public high schools in Camden:
  • CAMDEN FAIRVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 1750 CASH ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HARMONY GROVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 401 OUACHITA ROAD 88; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SAU TECH CAREER ACADEMY (Location: 327 STEWART STREET SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Camden:
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 1244 MAUL RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CAMDEN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 87; Location: 1245 CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Camden:
  • CAMDEN FAIRVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 647 JEFFERSON DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CAMDEN FAIRVIEW INTERMEDIATE (Students: 425; Location: 255 POPE STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • HARMONY GROVE ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 401 OUACHITA ROAD 88; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 1 ROBIN STREET; Grades: KG - 01)
  • IVORY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 575 JEFFERSON DRIVE; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 7; Location: 1201 MAUL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)

Notable locations in Camden: Fort Lookout Community Center (A), Fairview Community Center (B), McCollum-Chidester House Museum (C), Camden City Hall (D), Ouachita County Courthouse (E).

Shopping Centers: Southwest Shopping Center (1), West Gate Shopping Center (2), Camden Plaza Shopping Center (3), Cardinal Shopping Center (4), Garden Oaks Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Camden include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), White City Baptist Church (B), Calvary Assembly of God Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Timothy Church (E), Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Temple Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Cullendale Cemetery (2), Jewish Rest Cemetery (3), Confederate Cemetery (4), Memorial Park Cemetery (5).

Reservoir: Berg Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chaffie Creek (A), Wadleigh Branch (B).

Parks in Camden include: City School Park (1), Fort Southerland Park (2), Ira Clark Park (3), Fairview Stadium (4), Fairview Park (5), Carnes Park (6), Sandy Beach Park (7), Coleman Stadium (8).

Post office: (A).  


Camden compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:
  • KNHD (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KCAC (89.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CAMDEN CAREER CENTER)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)
  • KMGC (104.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: JADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXZX (96.1 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K228CE (93.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, JR.)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Camden:
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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