Bladen County NC Information


Bladen County Subdivisions

Bladen County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,031
Daytime Population: Workers 13,923
Daytime Population: Residents 20,759
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,682
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 34,676
Population in Familes 28,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $33,345
Average Household Income $47,897
Per Capita Income $19,994


Total Housing Units 18,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,033 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,496 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,704 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $87,353
Average Home Value $141,020


Total Households 14,529
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,553
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% -0.26%
Households 0.09% -0.2%
Families -0.08% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.7%


Bladen County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bladen County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 68 33rd
Population Density # 91 10th
Diversity Index # 16 85th
Median Household Income # 94 7th
Per Capita Income # 84 17th

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