Dublin, North Carolina

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For the unincorporated place formerly called Dublin, see Royal, Beaufort County, North Carolina.
Dublin, North Carolina
Town
The town hall and water tower on Albert Street in Dublin
The town hall and water tower on Albert Street in Dublin
Location in Bladen County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Bladen County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 34°39′21″N 78°43′29″W / 34.65583°N 78.72472°W / 34.65583; -78.72472Coordinates: 34°39′21″N 78°43′29″W / 34.65583°N 78.72472°W / 34.65583; -78.72472
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bladen
Government
 • Mayor Horace Wyatt
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 338
 • Density 777/sq mi (299.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28332
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-18040[1]
GNIS feature ID 0984373[2]

Dublin is a town in Bladen County, North Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 338.[3] Dublin is located on North Carolina Highway 87 and is known as the "Peanut Capital of North Carolina."

Geography[edit]

Dublin is located at 34°39′21″N 78°43′29″W / 34.65583°N 78.72472°W / 34.65583; -78.72472 (34.655812, -78.724845).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 99
1930 189 90.9%
1940 325 72.0%
1950 243 −25.2%
1960 366 50.6%
1970 283 −22.7%
1980 477 68.6%
1990 246 −48.4%
2000 250 1.6%
2010 338 35.2%
Est. 2015 333 [5] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 338 people, 131 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 845.0 inhabitants per square mile (307.2/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 362.5 per square mile (131.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.9% White, 19.5% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 9.2% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. 10.9% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 131 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 31.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.8 years.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,771, and the median income for a family was $43,250. The per capita income for the town was $17,512. About 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line.

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