Bladen County NC Information


Bladen County Subdivisions

Bladen County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,657
Population in Households 34,302
Population in Familes 28,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $35,397
Average Household Income $49,441
Per Capita Income $20,654


Total Housing Units 18,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,310 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,077 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,691 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $88,634
Average Home Value $141,465


Total Households 14,387
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 9,465
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.18% -0.62%
Households -0.04% -0.56%
Families -0.18% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


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, 2018 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 # 70 31st
Population Density # 92 9th
Diversity Index # 18 83rd
Median Household Income # 91 10th
Per Capita Income # 83 18th

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