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The 2000 Census showed that Camden County had a population of 43,664 people. This represented 0.53% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 41st most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Camden had a population of 48,277 people. This is an increase of 10.56% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201050,513+15.69%+4.63% since 2009
200948,277+10.56%+0.63% since 2008
200847,973+9.87%+1.28% since 2007
200747,365+8.48%+3.87% since 2006
200645,601+4.44%-0.43% since 2005
200545,798+4.89%+1.29% since 2004
200445,215+3.55%+1.66% since 2003
200344,477+1.86%-2.48% since 2002
200245,609+4.45%+2.46% since 2001
200144,515+1.95%+1.95% since 2000
200043,664The Last Census

Camden County had 16,958 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Camden County has a total area<3> of 782 square miles [2,026 km²]. Of this total, 629 square miles [1,631 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (19.5%) being water (152.6 square miles [395.3 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Camden County had a population density of 69.3 people per square mile [26.76 people/km²], making it the state's 68th most densely populated county (out of 159 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Camden County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Camden and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Camden County QuickFact (QF-13039).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Camden County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Saint MarysQF-136798416,77813,76121.92%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Camden County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Nassau (FL)QF-12089   S70,57657,66322.39%
BrantleyQF-13025   NW15,64314,6296.93%
CharltonQF-13049   W10,72510,2824.31%
GlynnQF-13127   NE76,82067,56813.69%

The Atlantic Ocean lies to the east.

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Census QuickFact for Camden County

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Camden. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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