Bladenboro, North Carolina Population 2024

1,611

Bladenboro is a city located in Bladen County North Carolina. Bladenboro has a 2024 population of 1,611. Bladenboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,646 in 2020.

The average household income in Bladenboro is $58,620 with a poverty rate of 18.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bladenboro is 36.4 years, 37.3 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Bladenboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bladenboro was:

  • White: 54.25%
  • Other race: 20.16%
  • Black or African American: 17.06%
  • Native American: 7.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
727.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.13% (-35)
The current population of Bladenboro, North Carolina is 1,611 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,646.

Bladenboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,34854.25%
Other race50120.16%
Black or African American42417.06%
Native American1827.32%
Two or more races301.21%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bladenboro Population by Race

Bladenboro Population Pyramid 2024

Bladenboro Median Age

36.4

Total

37.3

Male

30.5

Female

Bladenboro Adults

There are 1,702 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Bladenboro.

Bladenboro Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladenboro Sex Ratio

Female1,35054.33%
Male1,13545.67%

Bladenboro Population by Age

Bladenboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7563.2942.157.9
Married3014.5263.836.2
Non Family2431.0150.249.8
Female1944.050100
Male185.1122.277.8
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4.28

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bladenboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bladenboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bladenboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Bladenboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,150

Average Earnings

$29,575

Average Male

$57,904

Average Female

Bladenboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bladenboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bladenboro Language

78.75% of Bladenboro residents speak only English, while 21.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.25% of the population.

Bladenboro Language

Bladenboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,31317012.95%
Native18215484.62%
Hispanic65515423.51%
Black4247517.69%
Multiple302480%
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18.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.3%

Male Poverty Rate

16.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladenboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladenboro is Native, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladenboro is White, with 12.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.83%.

Bladenboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.58%
Some College16.55%
Less Than 9th Grade10.26%
Bachelors or Greater
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Bladenboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed1.83%
Male Unemployed
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Bladenboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bladenboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bladenboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladenboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bladenboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bladenboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bladenboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bladenboro Veterans by War

count

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Bladenboro Veterans by Age

count

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Bladenboro Veterans by Race

Bladenboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladenboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bladenboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bladenboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bladenboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.42%

Born in Bladenboro

93.16%

Native Born

6.84%

Foreign Born

6.84%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.16% of Bladenboro residents were born in the United States, with 76.42% having been born in North Carolina. 6.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bladenboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,561-10-0.64%
20281,571-10-0.63%
20271,581-10-0.63%
20261,591-10-0.62%
20251,601-10-0.62%
20241,611-10-0.62%
20231,621-10-0.61%
20221,631-10-0.61%
20211,641-5-0.3%
20201,646-54-3.18%
20191,700-18-1.05%
20181,718-16-0.92%
20171,734-14-0.8%
20161,748-30-1.69%
20151,778-17-0.95%
20141,795-7-0.39%
20131,802-7-0.39%
20121,809-7-0.39%
20111,816-16-0.87%
20101,832
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Bladenboro Population by Year