Camden County MO Information


Camden County Subdivisions

Camden County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 42,049 (100%)
Population in Households 41,448 (98.6%)
Population in Families 32,931 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 601 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 64
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $60,701
Average Household Income $88,585
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $38,661
Wealth Index5 95


Total HU (Housing Units) 39,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,891 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,448 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,206 (53.6%)
Median Home Value $241,443
Average Home Value $294,947
Housing Affordability Index3 121


Total Households 18,339
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 12,225
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.73% -0.16%
Households -0.67% -0.12%
Families   -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.02%


Camden County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camden County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 78th
Population Density # 29 76th
Median Household Income # 23 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 6 5th
Per Capita Income # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 48 59th

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