Bladen County, North Carolina Population 2022

Bladen County, North Carolina's estimated population is 31,435 with a growth rate of -1.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bladen County, North Carolina is the 71st largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 35,181 and has seen a growth of -10.65% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,0840.00%
18007,0281,94438.24%
18105,671-1,357-19.31%
18207,2761,60528.30%
18307,8115357.35%
18408,0222112.70%
18509,7671,74521.75%
186011,9952,22822.81%
187012,8318366.97%
188016,1583,32725.93%
189016,7636053.74%
190017,6779145.45%
191018,0063291.86%
192019,7611,7559.75%
193022,3892,62813.30%
194027,1564,76721.29%
195029,7032,5479.38%
196028,881-822-2.77%
197026,477-2,404-8.32%
198030,4914,01415.16%
199028,663-1,828-6.00%
201035,1816,51822.74%
201134,880-301-0.86%
201234,807-73-0.21%
201334,618-189-0.54%
201434,361-257-0.74%
201534,083-278-0.81%
201633,638-445-1.31%
201733,443-195-0.58%
201833,151-292-0.87%
201932,722-429-1.29%
202032,293-429-1.31%
202131,864-429-1.33%
202231,435-429-1.35%
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Bladen County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,22557.89%
Black or African American11,52034.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native8762.64%
Asian530.16%
Some Other Race1,3374.03%
Two or More Races1980.60%
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Bladen County, North Carolina Population by Race

Bladen County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Bladen County, North Carolina Median Age

44.8


Total

42.4


Male

46.1


Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Adults

There are 26,360 adults, (7,298 of whom are seniors) in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Bladen County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladen County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,227

51.87%

Male

15,982

48.13%

Bladen County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Bladen County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Male62.7%37.3%
Female48%52%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bladen County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3942.4472.2
Married5,6952.9987.8
Male5813.5962.7
Female2,3553.4348
Non Family4,7631.1766.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Bladen County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1504.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,87212.01%
High School Graduate7,38630.89%
Some College5,76924.12%
Associates Degree2,39210.00%
Bachelors Degree3,07012.84%
Graduate Degree1,2745.33%
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Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian525232
White13,99412,4953,021
Black8,0306,2861,150
Other Race67318377
Hispanic1,208454117
2+ Races1141067
Native American55249817

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 61.54%.

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,412$35,892$30,665
Less Than 9th Grade$25,073$26,472$16,029
High School Graduate$31,260$32,610$30,795
Some College$31,609$38,479$27,740
Bachelors Degree$42,016$50,332$41,413
Graduate Degree$52,517$47,250$52,986

$32,412

Average Earnings

$35,892

Average Male

$30,665

Average Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bladen County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Bladen County, North Carolina Language

91.82% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.24% of the population.

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,3544,48139.47%
Hispanic2,48986634.79%
Multiple1984221.21%
Native86516218.73%
White17,9762,54314.15%
Other402NaN%

24.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.27%

Male Poverty Rate

25.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina is Black, with 39.47% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.83%.

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.13%
High School20.35%
Some College19.60%
Bachelors or Greater8.86%

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.75%
Male Unemployed34.89%
Female Employed12.25%
Female Unemployed16.15%

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

Bladen County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,188$57,740
Families$47,105$68,973
Married Families$64,991-
Non Families$24,948$35,906
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Income by Household Type

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,382

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War402
First Gulf War405
Vietnam839
Korea107
World War II

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34209
35 to 54454
55 to 64612
65 to 74723
75+384

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5699.95%
Black7698.54%
Native American375.92%
2+ Races75.79%
Hispanic281.95%

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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19.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Bladen County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.87%

Born in Bladen County, North Carolina

96.29%

Native Born

3.71%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.29% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in North Carolina. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bladen County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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