Dublin, situated in Bladen County, is a small town made up of .4 square miles.
June 14, 2017
The town is referred to as the "Peanut Capital of North Carolina".
The median resident age in Dublin is 31 years. The median estimated household income is about $31,000 making it about $17,000 less than the North Carolina average.
The estimated per capita is about $14,000. The average price for a home in Dublin is about $78,000 (2015) which is $82,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Dublin is 65% White, 20% Black, 3% Two or more races, and 12% other. 75% of the population are high school graduates, with 19% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
51% are married, 9% are divorced, 7% are separated, 5% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.
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Dublin belongs to Bladen County in the south-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, previously known as Bladen Precinct (1734), is named after Martin Bladen. Bladen County has a population of 35,200 and its largest city Elizabethtown, with a population of 3,600, is the county seat.
The county was originally a large territory with undefined boundaries, but the reductions of Bladen began with the western part becoming Anson County in 1750. These reductions would continue for the next 58 years, and Bladen would be known as the "mother county" of North Carolina due to 55 of the 100 counties in the state originally belonging to Bladen County.
Bladen County borders Cumberland, Sampson, Pender, Columbus, and Robeson counties.
Bladen County is made up of 887 square miles. 874 of which is land with the remaining 13 as water.
The population of Dublin, NC is about 350. The population has been steadily increasing since 2000.
The elevation of Dublin, NC is 131 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Dublin, NC is 28332.
The area code for Dublin, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Dublin and Bladen County have voted mostly Democrat, with 51% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections, barring the 2004 election.
As of 2010, 46% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 53% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Dublin is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%.
Public services, agriculture, transportation, warehousing, and manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
Bladen Journal is the primary newspaper that covers the Bladen County area.