Bladen County, North Carolina Population 2019

Bladen County, North Carolina's estimated population is 33,468 with a growth rate of -0.70% 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
201833,190-278-0.83%
201733,468-236-0.70%
201633,704-436-1.28%
201534,140-246-0.72%
201434,386-256-0.74%
201334,642-187-0.54%
201234,829-63-0.18%
201134,892-300-0.85%
201035,1926,52922.78%
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
White19,244
Black or African American11,901
Some Other Race1,639
American Indian and Alaska Native821
Two or More Races523
Asian2

Bladen County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Bladen County, North Carolina Median Age

42.8


Total

41.3


Male

44.8


Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Adults

There are 26,800 adults, (6,541 of whom are seniors) in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Bladen County, North Carolina Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladen County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,889

52.41%

Male

16,241

47.59%

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
Married82.9%17.1%
All68.9%31.1%
Male64.2%35.8%
Non Family61%39%
Female53%47%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3942.3368.9
Married6,0862.8882.9
Non Family4,9781.0961
Female2,7043.2753
Male6262.9664.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bladen County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6716.88%
9th to 12th Grade3,37413.90%
High School Graduate8,00032.95%
Some College5,40522.26%
Associates Degree2,2999.47%
Bachelors Degree2,45610.12%
Graduate Degree1,0744.42%

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,10412,0392,720
Black8,0916,090707
Hispanic1,33743041
Other Race80615232
Native American55747734
Multiple Races27226635
Asian22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,945$35,263$25,422
Less Than High School$23,321$26,912$14,075
High School Grad$26,445$34,678$20,266
Some College$31,148$36,496$26,283
Bachelors Degree$38,599$47,550$36,025
Graduate Degree$46,477$42,333$47,159

$29,945

Average Earnings

$35,263

Average Male

$25,422

Average Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

Bladen County, North Carolina Language by Age

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

92.28% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.02% of the population.

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,7104,34637.11%
White18,3142,58014.09%
Hispanic2,5551,12844.15%
Other1,63970743.14%
Native81524129.57%
Multiple51116732.68%

24.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.12%

Male Poverty Rate

25.81%

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 44.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina is White, with 14.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.91%
Some College20.12%
High School20.10%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.45%
Male Unemployed34.34%
Female Employed12.80%
Male Employed7.00%

Bladen County, North Carolina Income

Bladen County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,396$47,930
Families$45,809$58,886
Married Families$58,277-
Non Families$18,149$24,448

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans

1,918

Number of Veterans

1,758

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam810
Second Gulf War364
First Gulf War222
Korea138
World War II30

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2117.64%
Black6406.98%
Indian417.01%
Other161.80%
Hispanic150.98%
2 or More103.19%

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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