Brunswick County, North Carolina Population 2018

Brunswick County, North Carolina's estimated population is 130,897 with a growth rate of 9.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brunswick County, North Carolina is the 24th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017130,89711,7309.84%
2016119,167-7,186-5.69%
2016126,3534,0563.32%
2015122,2973,9133.31%
2014118,3843,3852.94%
2013114,9992,9182.60%
2012112,0811,8441.67%
2011110,2372,1692.01%
2010108,06857,083111.96%
199050,98515,20842.51%
198035,77711,55447.70%
197024,2233,94519.45%
196020,2781,0405.41%
195019,2382,11312.34%
194017,1251,3078.26%
193015,8189426.33%
192014,8764443.08%
191014,4321,77514.02%
190012,6571,75716.12%
189010,9001,51116.09%
18809,3891,63521.09%
18707,754-652-7.76%
18608,4061,13415.59%
18507,2722,00738.12%
18405,265-1,251-19.20%
18306,5161,03618.91%
18205,48070214.69%
18104,77866816.25%
18004,1101,03933.83%
17903,0710.00%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White99,521
Black or African American12,589
Some Other Race2,877
Two or More Races2,315
Asian800
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander559
American Indian and Alaska Native506

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brunswick County, North Carolina Median Age

50.9


Total

49.6


Male

52.1


Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Adults

There are 98,670 adults, (32,056 of which are seniors) in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

61,377

51.51%

Male

57,790

48.49%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households and Families

Brunswick County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brunswick County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male62.7%37.3%
Female56%44%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,5622.3475.9
Married27,6312.7185.6
Non Family15,8931.1767.1
Female5,1633.556
Male1,8753.5162.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households

Brunswick County, North Carolina Education

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6293.94%
9th to 12th Grade7,3898.03%
High School Graduate25,33527.54%
Some College21,56323.44%
Associates Degree9,24810.05%
Bachelors Degree16,11117.51%
Graduate Degree8,7209.48%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White77,96269,96322,906
Black9,0927,8511,100
Hispanic2,9151,484242
Other Race1,409612149
Multiple Races964775166
Asian550468295
Native American37120715
Islander25619942

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.64%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,092$31,582$22,362
Less Than High School$16,230$20,113$12,496
High School Grad$21,540$27,061$16,271
Some College$27,477$34,850$22,650
Bachelors Degree$39,625$50,465$33,486
Graduate Degree$51,804$61,800$47,404

$27,092

Average Earnings

$31,582

Average Male

$22,362

Average Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language by Age

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

94.11% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White96,42811,93312.38%
Black12,3163,67129.81%
Hispanic5,5891,77531.76%
Other2,8771,01935.42%
Multiple2,24354124.12%
Asian8008110.13%
Native500408.00%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Other, with 35.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Native, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.77%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.83%
High School15.02%
Some College11.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.00%
Male Unemployed31.22%
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed5.42%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,356$64,902
Families$59,436$76,238
Married Families$69,166$86,778
Non Families$27,731$38,139

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by War

13,387

Number of Veterans

12,567

Male Veterans

820

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,796
First Gulf War1,876
Korea1,201
Second Gulf War1,129
World War II539

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,335
75+2,919
55 to 642,583
35 to 541,968
18 to 34582

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,20514.47%
Black9369.37%
Hispanic2376.83%
2 or More837.17%
Other553.17%
Hawaiian5218.12%
Asian294.69%
Indian276.41%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment Status

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Age

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brunswick County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Leland1377118843507236.83%
Oak Island6806772291613.46%
Boiling Spring Lakes5372593055810.39%
St. James31755317214267.46%
Carolina Shores3371401264119.02%
Shallotte3507397046313.20%
Sunset Beach357139023319.27%
Southport2836362578927.82%
Calabash1786214636020.16%
Belville193820941568.05%
Navassa1480178530520.61%
Northwest735776415.58%
Holden Beach5756446912.00%
Ocean Isle Beach5416147313.49%
Varnamtown541575346.28%
Caswell Beach392429379.44%
Sandy Creek26026993.46%
Bald Head Island1581751710.76%
Bolivia14315296.29%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990