Bladenboro is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,726 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bladenboro is the 323rd largest community in North Carolina.
Bladenboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bladenboro is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bladenboro who work in teaching (12.60%), healthcare suport services (10.64%), and management occupations (10.47%).
Being a small town, Bladenboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Bladenboro, just 12.55% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bladenboro in 2010 was $16,281, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,124 for a family of four. However, Bladenboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Bladenboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.09% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Bladenboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bladenboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bladenboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bladenboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bladenboro include Irish, German, African, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Bladenboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.