Bladenboro, North Carolina Population 2020

1,614

Bladenboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,614, it is the 278th largest city in North Carolina and the 8444th largest city in the United States. Bladenboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -7.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,750 in 2010. Bladenboro reached it's highest population of 1,748 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Bladenboro has a population density of 729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bladenboro is $39,494 with a poverty rate of 24.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $64,700. The median age in Bladenboro is 37.4 years, 39.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 56.7 males.

Bladenboro Demographics

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

  • White: 58.63%
  • Black or African American: 35.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bladenboro, North Carolina is 1,614, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,640.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,750.

Bladenboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13458.63%
Black or African American69635.99%
Two or More Races593.05%
Some Other Race341.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.57%

Bladenboro Population Pyramid 2020

Bladenboro Median Age

37.4


Total

39.7


Male

35.1


Female

Bladenboro Adults

There are 1,376 adults, (360 of whom are seniors) in Bladenboro.

Bladenboro Age Dependency

90.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladenboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,234

63.81%

Male

700

36.19%

Bladenboro Households and Families

Bladenboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bladenboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.2%40.8%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
All40%60%
Male31.3%68.8%
Female8.4%91.6%

40.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7572.5540
Non Family2961.242.2
Married2673.4659.2
Female1783.388.4
Male163.3131.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bladenboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16112.68%
9th to 12th Grade806.30%
High School Graduate43534.25%
Some College33726.54%
Associates Degree997.80%
Bachelors Degree1098.58%
Graduate Degree493.86%

Bladenboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White888698127
Black31428421
Hispanic3917
Other Race3417
Multiple Races231910
Native American1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 43.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,086$36,791$20,833
Less Than High School$32,721$34,044$
High School Grad$28,320$29,688$25,069
Some College$22,946$39,028$14,022
Bachelors Degree$35,750$37,222$
Graduate Degree$$$43,750

$28,086

Average Earnings

$36,791

Average Male

$20,833

Average Female

Bladenboro Language

Bladenboro Language by Age

Bladenboro Language

97.55% of Bladenboro residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Bladenboro Poverty

Bladenboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66928041.85%
White1,13415914.02%
Hispanic13410175.37%
Other341750.00%
Multiple591016.95%

24.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.14%

Male Poverty Rate

25.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladenboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladenboro is Hispanic, with 75.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladenboro is White, with 14.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.84%.

Name Poverty
Some College30.96%
High School16.55%
Less Than High School15.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.05%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed2.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bladenboro Income

Bladenboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,583$39,494
Families$41,554$47,056
Married Families$60,223-
Non Families$16,522$21,910

Bladenboro Marital Status

Bladenboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladenboro Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Bladenboro Marital Status by Race

Bladenboro Veterans

68

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
Korea8
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6447
75+17
65 to 744
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Bladenboro Veterans by Education

7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladenboro Employment Status

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bladenboro Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.25%

Born in North Carolina

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Bladenboro residents were born in the United States, with 80.25% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,614-13-0.80%
20191,627-13-0.79%
20181,640-16-0.97%
20171,656-13-0.78%
20161,669-32-1.88%
20151,701-12-0.70%
20141,713-6-0.35%
20131,719-9-0.52%
20121,728-5-0.29%
20111,733-15-0.86%
20101,7480.00%