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Population (year 2000): 6,682. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,000 (+4.8% change)
Males: 3,026 (45.3%), Females: 3,656 (54.7%)

Kershaw County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 43.2 years
Median household income: $36,209 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,000 (year 2000)

Camden, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Camden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.1%)
  • Black (37.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (11.4%), United States (9.1%), German (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.6%), Irish (5.9%), Scottish (3.7%).South Carolina

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 9.7 square miles

Camden,

For population 25 years and over in Camden

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -685 (-9.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Columbia, (32.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (67.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (546.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: SC (6.3 miles Lugoff, SC (12.2 miles Rembert, SC (14.0 miles Elgin, SC (20.0 miles Kershaw, SC (20.2 miles Oakland, SC (20.3 miles Stateburg, SC (20.6 miles Dalzell, SC (21.0 miles Bethune,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,200

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 80.61 W

Area code: 803

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.0%), Manufacturing (15.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,668 (+54.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,394 (47.7%)

Crime in Camden by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 15.0 15.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 2 4
    per 100,000 29.9 44.9 29.9 59.9
Robberies 15 14 14 15
    per 100,000 224.5 209.5 209.5 224.5
Assaults 39 90 102 105
    per 100,000 583.7 1346.9 1526.5 1571.4
Burglaries 79 65 89 92
    per 100,000 1182.3 972.8 1331.9 1376.8
Thefts 274 305 342 402
    per 100,000 4100.6 4564.5 5118.2 6016.2
Auto thefts 20 27 25 21
    per 100,000 299.3 404.1 374.1 314.3
481.7 648.2 708.0 767.7

Average climate in Camden, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Camden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Camden city center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bernard Baruch - (1870-1965), business person, Bobby Engram - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jan 7, 1973), Vonnie Holliday - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Dec 11, 1975), Brook Benton - (1931-1988), musician.


Hospital/medical center in Camden:
  • KERSHAW COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (HAILE AND ROBERTS STREETS, BOX 7003)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Camden:
  • TUOMEY (about 30 miles; SUMTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 31 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 31 miles; COLUMBIA, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Camden:
  • SHAW AFB (about 23 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 27 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 42 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; ID: CAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Camden:
  • WOODWARD FIELD (about 5 miles; CAMDEN, SC; ID: CDN)
  • LEE COUNTY (about 27 miles; BISHOPVILLE, SC; ID: 52J)
  • SUMTER (about 27 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SMS)

Amtrak station:
CAMDEN (1060 W. DEKALB ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, public transit connection.

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
Electric Power 12 $36,849 $36,849 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $37,961 $32,538 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $18,296 $36,592 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 17 $29,998 $21,175 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $10,922 $21,844 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,758 $21,096 0 $0
Firefighters 18 $38,506 $25,670 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $20,838 $27,784 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $42,549 $36,470 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 22 $49,817 $27,172 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,518 $22,072 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,146 $24,876 3 $1,484
Totals for Government 124 $297,158 $28,757 3 $1,484
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 32 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 34 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 19,682)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,971)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,922)
Public high schools in Camden:
  • CAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,067; Location: 1022 EHRENCLOU DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • APPLIED TECH ED CAMPUS (Location: 874 VOCATIONAL LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Camden:
  • CAMDEN MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 246; Location: 520 HIGHWAY 1 NORTH; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Camden:
  • CAMDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 416 LAURENS STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PINE TREE HILL EL (Students: 728; Location: 1213 LAKESHORE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CAMDEN ELEMENTARY OF CREATIVE ARTS (Students: 534; Location: 1304 LYTTLETON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACKSON SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 1109 CAMPBELL STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BARON-DEKALB ELEMENTARY (Students: 184; Location: 2684 BARON DEKALB RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Camden:
  • EMMANUEL BAPT CHRISTIAN LRN CR (Students: 194; Location: P O BOX 798; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 68; Location: 190 BATTLESHIP RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MALVERN HILL BAPT CHURCH KIND (Students: 65; Location: 1514 MALVERN HILL DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 60; Location: 1201 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CAMDEN ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 612 BOYKIN RD.; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Camden:
  • KERSHAW COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $742,261; Location: 1304 BROAD ST.; 123,563 books; 2,491 audio materials; 2,054 video materials; 189 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Emmanuel Christian School closed its doors after the 2003-2004 school year. At present the school Grades K3-12 is not in operation but may reopen in future.

Notable locations in Camden: Springdale Race COurse (A), Camden Country Club (B), Camden Polo Club (C), Kershaw County Courthouse (D), Rhame Arena (E), Kershaw County Library (F), Camden Archives and Museum Library (G), Kershaw County Jail (H), Camden City Hall (I), Camden Conference Center (J), Camden Fine Arts Center (K).

Shopping Centers: North Towne Square Shopping Center (1), Camden Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Camden include: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church (A), Camden Church of God (B), Church of Christ (C), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (D), Lakeview Baptist Church (E), Grace Episcopal Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Tabernacle Church (H).

Cemeteries: Quaker Cemetery (1), Jewish Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Johnsons Pond (A), McGuirts House Pond Number Two (B), Kendall Lake (C), Duck Pond (D), Macdonald Willetts Pond (E), Sandy Hill Pond Number One (F), Sandy Hill Pond Number Two (G).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kirkwood Branch (A), Camp Creek (B), Little Pine Tree Creek (C).

Parks in Camden include: Zemp Field (1), Monument Park (2), Kendall Mill Historic District (3), Woodward Park (4), Hampton Park (5), Kershaw Park (6), City of Camden Historic District (7), Scott Park (8), Jackson Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Camden compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Camden:
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCAM (1590 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Camden:
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WPUB-FM (102.7 FM; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORPORATION)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Camden:
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

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