Clarkton, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Clarkton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Clarkton had a population of 786 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Clarkton is located at latitude 34.4886 and longitude -78.6558 in Bladen County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clarkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bladen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Clarkton (GNIS ID: 2406272) 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.

The Town of Clarkton is located within Township of Brown Marsh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bladen County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clarkton: Brown Marsh Station, Dalton.

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


Total Population 786
Population in Households 771
Population in Familes 624
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 631
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $37,076
Average Household Income $52,941
Per Capita Income $21,496


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $94,706
Average Home Value $119,898


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.76% -1.04%
Households -0.66% -1.01%
Families -0.65% -1.03%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Clarkton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 481 35th
Population Density # 391 47th
Diversity Index # 209 72nd
Median Household Income # 528 29th
Per Capita Income # 471 36th

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