Bladen County, North Carolina Population 2018

Bladen County, North Carolina's estimated population is 33,478 with a growth rate of -2.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bladen County, North Carolina is the 70th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,478-976-2.83%
201634,4546581.95%
201633,796-415-1.21%
201534,211-251-0.73%
201434,462-242-0.70%
201334,704-162-0.46%
201234,866-54-0.15%
201134,920-274-0.78%
201035,1946,53122.79%
199028,663-1,828-6.00%
198030,4914,01415.16%
197026,477-2,404-8.32%
196028,881-822-2.77%
195029,7032,5479.38%
194027,1564,76721.29%
193022,3892,62813.30%
192019,7611,7559.75%
191018,0063291.86%
190017,6779145.45%
189016,7636053.74%
188016,1583,32725.93%
187012,8318366.97%
186011,9952,22822.81%
18509,7671,74521.75%
18408,0222112.70%
18307,8115357.35%
18207,2761,60528.30%
18105,671-1,357-19.31%
18007,0281,94438.24%
17905,0840.00%

Bladen County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,831
Black or African American12,086
Some Other Race1,277
American Indian and Alaska Native817
Two or More Races423
Asian20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bladen County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bladen County, North Carolina Median Age

42.9


Total

41.6


Male

44.3


Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Adults

There are 26,943 adults, (6,340 of which are seniors) in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Bladen County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladen County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

18,093

52.51%

Male

16,361

47.49%

Bladen County, North Carolina Households and Families

Bladen County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bladen County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
All68.5%31.5%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female50.4%49.6%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bladen County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1102.468.5
Married5,9092.9182.4
Non Family4,9201.1161.4
Female2,6503.4750.4
Male6313.2169.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bladen County, North Carolina Households

Bladen County, North Carolina Education

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8357.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,39213.99%
High School Graduate7,74531.94%
Some College5,25521.67%
Associates Degree2,42710.01%
Bachelors Degree2,46110.15%
Graduate Degree1,1324.67%

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,17711,8462,540
Black8,1506,004814
Hispanic1,206570136
Native American56945663
Other Race55332848
Multiple Races19618642
Asian1454

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Bladen County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,533$32,085$25,306
Less Than High School$18,493$23,582$12,768
High School Grad$25,855$32,254$20,995
Some College$30,669$32,345$27,367
Bachelors Degree$37,109$40,612$34,631
Graduate Degree$50,104$51,630$48,088

$29,533

Average Earnings

$32,085

Average Male

$25,306

Average Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

Bladen County, North Carolina Language by Age

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

92.90% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.52% of the population.

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,8334,72439.92%
White18,4632,88715.64%
Hispanic2,5661,64063.91%
Other1,27766151.76%
Native80624430.27%
Multiple41120950.85%

28.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.70%

Male Poverty Rate

30.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 63.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina is White, with 15.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.91%
High School23.11%
Some College19.62%
Bachelors or Greater9.57%

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.34%
Male Unemployed38.41%
Female Employed12.46%
Male Employed8.53%

Bladen County, North Carolina Income

Bladen County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,408$45,075
Families$41,122$55,050
Married Families$52,655$
Non Families$16,756$24,351

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Bladen County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by War

1,799

Number of Veterans

1,708

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam843
First Gulf War252
Second Gulf War228
Korea154
World War II58

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74580
55 to 64466
75+311
35 to 54306
18 to 34136

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2477.73%
Black4685.07%
Indian355.99%
Other273.65%
2 or More229.44%
Hispanic20.13%

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

12.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment Status

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Age

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bladen County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elizabethtown36343544-90-2.48%
Bladenboro17501692-58-3.31%
Clarkton837799-38-4.54%
White Lake802772-30-3.74%
East Arcadia493467-26-5.27%
Dublin338326-12-3.55%
Tar Heel148143-5-3.38%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990