Camden is a city in Ray County, Missouri, and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 191 at the 2010 census.
Camden was platted in 1838. The community most likely was named after a family of early settlers. Camden was a Missouri River boat stop until the early 1900s and the Missouri River's Camden bend was cutoff after major river flooding, moving the new channel south. A post office called Camden began operation in 1838, but closed in the early 2000s.
Camden is located at 39°11′52″N 94°1′23″W (39.197753, -94.023067).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 191 people, 73 households, and 48 families living in the city. The population density was 251.3 inhabitants per square mile (97.0/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 114.5 per square mile (44.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 73 households, of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.2% were non-families.