Bladen County

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Bladen County, North Carolina

166 E Broad St Rm 105
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Phone: (910) 862-6700
Fax: (910) 862-6767
www.bladeninfo.org

In south-central NC, southeast of Fayetteville; organized 1734 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Martin Bladen (1680-1746), English soldier and commissioner of trade and plantations (1717-46)

Area (sq mi):: 887.13 (land 874.94; water 12.19) Population per square mile: 37.60
Population 2005: 32,938 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 32,278 (White 55.90%; Black or African American 37.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,735; median household $26,877; Population below poverty level: 21.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,083-$21,244
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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