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|People QuickFacts||Bladen County||North Carolina|
|Population, 2014 estimate||NA||9,943,964|
|Population, 2013 estimate||34,843||9,848,917|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||35,190||9,535,691|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||NA||4.3%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.0%||3.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.2%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||21.9%||23.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.1%||14.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.9%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||60.7%||71.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||34.7%||22.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.8%||1.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.5%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||7.4%||8.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||54.7%||64.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||92.4%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||4.6%||7.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||6.4%||10.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||74.7%||84.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||10.5%||27.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||25.5||23.6|
|Housing units, 2013||17,501||4,394,261|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||67.8%||66.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||5.4%||17.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$81,800||$153,600|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.40||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$19,154||$25,284|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$30,164||$46,334|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||25.8%||17.5%|
|Business QuickFacts||Bladen County||North Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||513||217,4041|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||10,408||3,352,1511|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-2.5%||2.1%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,713||669,501|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,728||798,791|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||10.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||3.5%||1.0%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||38.3%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,530,894||205,867,299|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||174,218||88,795,885|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||196,691||114,578,173|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$6,086||$12,641|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||23,299||16,126,939|
|Building permits, 2013||61||51,290|
|Geography QuickFacts||Bladen County||North Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||874.33||48,617.91|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||40.2||196.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|