Camden, TN Population

Population: 3,828. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,736 (-2.4% change)
Males: 1,723 (45.0%), Females: 2,105 (55.0%)

Benton County

Zip code: 38320

Median resident age: 43.9 years
Median household income: $26,348
Median house value: $63,900

Races in Camden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.2%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (27.2%), Irish (10.4%), English (6.8%), German (2.6%), Dutch (1.4%), Italian (1.3%).

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Camden

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden city

  • Never married: 11.4%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -389 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Camden:

  • CAMDEN GENERAL HOSPITAL (175 HOSPITAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Camden:

  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WAVERLY, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HUNTINGDON (about 23 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN)
  • HENRY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; PARIS, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Camden:

  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 60 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 65 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 84 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Camden:

  • BENTON COUNTY (about 4 miles; CAMDEN, TN; Abbreviation: 0M4)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 22 miles; MC KINNON, TN; Abbreviation: M93)
  • HUMPHREYS COUNTY (about 25 miles; WAVERLY, TN; Abbreviation: 0M5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 48 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 85 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)

Schools

Public high schools in Camden:

  • CAMDEN CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 567; Location: 115 SCHOOLS DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BENTON COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCH (Students: 1; Location: 197 BRIARWOOD AV; Grades: 12 – 12)
  • BENTON COUNTY CAREER/TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 155 SCHOOLS DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Camden:

  • CAMDEN UNITED CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 59; Location: 126 VICKSBURG AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CAMDEN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: PO BOX 179; Grades: 4 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Camden:

  • CAMDEN JR HIGH (Students: 460; Location: 75 SCHOOLS DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BRIARWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 169 BRIARWOOD ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • CAMDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 208 WASHINGTON AV; Grades: KG – 02)

Libraries

Library in Camden:

  • BENTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,885; Location: 121 SOUTH FORREST AVENUE; 29,058 books; 990 audio materials; 1,774 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)

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