Bladen County, North Carolina Population 2020

Bladen County, North Carolina's estimated population is 32,634 with a growth rate of -0.84% 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
202032,634-278-0.84%
201932,912-278-0.84%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,30057.14%
Black or African American11,82735.01%
Some Other Race1,3994.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native8422.49%
Two or More Races3751.11%
Asian350.10%

Bladen County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Bladen County, North Carolina Median Age

43.6


Total

41.8


Male

45.3


Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Adults

There are 26,653 adults, (6,752 of whom are seniors) in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Bladen County, North Carolina Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladen County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,724

52.47%

Male

16,054

47.53%

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
Married83.3%16.7%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Male60.8%39.2%
Female57.6%42.4%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9682.3870.8
Married5,7212.9783.3
Non Family4,8411.1364.8
Female2,7683.257.6
Male6383.0960.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bladen County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5896.58%
9th to 12th Grade3,20913.29%
High School Graduate8,07533.44%
Some College5,43422.50%
Associates Degree2,2069.13%
Bachelors Degree2,57910.68%
Graduate Degree1,0574.38%

Bladen County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,07412,0982,946
Black8,0336,128603
Hispanic1,31843936
Other Race73316128
Native American55950616
Multiple Races21821429
Asian353514

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 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,829$32,642$26,083
Less Than High School$21,933$26,095$13,951
High School Grad$25,244$28,431$20,175
Some College$30,370$34,452$27,139
Bachelors Degree$40,799$49,550$36,910
Graduate Degree$53,206$62,969$53,162

$29,829

Average Earnings

$32,642

Average Male

$26,083

Average Female

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

Bladen County, North Carolina Language by Age

Bladen County, North Carolina Language

91.86% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.90% of the population.

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty

Bladen County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,6324,55339.14%
White18,2092,81515.46%
Hispanic2,4941,20548.32%
Other1,39962444.60%
Native83721125.21%
Multiple36813336.14%

25.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.06%

Male Poverty Rate

27.72%

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 48.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladen County, North Carolina is White, with 15.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.13%
High School23.88%
Some College21.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.61%
Male Unemployed41.24%
Female Employed14.67%
Male Employed9.73%

Bladen County, North Carolina Income

Bladen County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,378$48,827
Families$43,021$59,286
Married Families$59,185-
Non Families$20,905$26,734

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Bladen County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

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 55-64, 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

1,885

Number of Veterans

1,713

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam798
Second Gulf War379
First Gulf War243
Korea147
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74566
55 to 64402
35 to 54367
75+336
18 to 34214
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1857.48%
Black6417.02%
Indian386.30%
Hispanic130.88%
Other111.39%
2 or More103.85%

$Bladen County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina Employment Status

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bladen County, North Carolina 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

79.32%

Born in North Carolina

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.81% of Bladen County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 79.32% having been born in North Carolina. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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