Bladenboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bladenboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bladenboro had a population of 1,764 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bladenboro is located at latitude 34.5409 and longitude -78.7947 in Bladen County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bladenboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bladen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Bladenboro (GNIS ID: 2405277) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bladenboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Bladenboro, NC Boundary Map

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Bladenboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,764
Population in Households 1,761
Population in Familes 1,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 796
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $91,591
Average Home Value $106,600
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,265
Average Household Income $38,692
Per Capita Income $17,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.19% 0.17%
Families 0.81% 0.08%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bladenboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bladenboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 54th
Population Density1 # 311 58th
Diversity Index2 # 345 53rd
Median Household Income # 663 10th
Per Capita Income # 607 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.