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Low Numbers for Bladen’s Census

Bladen’s Census numbers continue to track low compared to the state average. Bladen County Census submission percentage is at 45.40 percent, according to Jan Hester Maynor, Special Projects Planner, with Lumber River Council of Governments.

Hester stated, “Workers are out in the field now contacting nonresponse households, but we need to make sure our residents are opening the doors and completing the forms.”

Below are the percentages for the state, the county and each municipality.

North Carolina 59%

Bladen County 45.40%

Municipality %

Bladenboro 47

Clarkton 41.3

Dublin 31.6

East Arcadia 45.9

Elizabethtown 51

Tar Heel 40

White Lake 16.8

Completing the census takes only a few minutes. The deadline to be counted in the 2020 Census has changed to September 30th. Submit your census today by visiting:

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