Brunswick County, North Carolina Population 2018

Brunswick County, North Carolina's estimated population is 130,897 with a growth rate of 3.60% 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
2017122,586-8,311-6.35%
2017130,8974,5443.60%
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
White102,379
Black or African American13,028
Some Other Race3,105
Two or More Races2,597
Asian779
American Indian and Alaska Native575
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander123

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brunswick County, North Carolina Median Age

51.9


Total

50.3


Male

53.1


Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Adults

There are 102,007 adults, (34,408 of whom are seniors) in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

63,174

51.53%

Male

59,412

48.47%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Brunswick County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female57.8%42.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,1042.2977.2
Married29,7772.6587.6
Non Family16,4881.1865.9
Female4,9493.4157.8
Male1,8903.3562.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.29

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 Grade3,2533.41%
9th to 12th Grade7,1327.48%
High School Graduate26,09827.38%
Some College22,45223.55%
Associates Degree9,69510.17%
Bachelors Degree17,23218.08%
Graduate Degree9,4589.92%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White80,81073,48524,689
Black9,4018,0331,221
Hispanic3,0611,688282
Other Race1,588796147
Multiple Races1,032878165
Asian580451237
Native American48229514
Islander53424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.86%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,849$33,387$24,096
Less Than High School$19,358$21,630$13,068
High School Grad$22,638$28,136$16,155
Some College$28,838$35,715$23,946
Bachelors Degree$42,464$53,401$35,570
Graduate Degree$56,307$65,291$50,228

$28,849

Average Earnings

$33,387

Average Male

$24,096

Average Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language by Age

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

94.76% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,31311,39611.47%
Black12,7663,59228.14%
Hispanic5,7581,57227.30%
Other3,1051,02733.08%
Multiple2,54351620.29%
Asian7798911.42%
Native568213.70%

14.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

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 33.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Native, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.19%
High School13.43%
Some College11.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.68%
Male Unemployed28.05%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed5.05%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,164$66,755
Families$62,728$78,390
Married Families$71,990$87,928
Non Families$28,669$38,906

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by War

13,320

Number of Veterans

12,568

Male Veterans

752

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,685
First Gulf War2,093
Second Gulf War1,347
Korea1,091
World War II491

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,423
75+2,970
55 to 642,313
35 to 541,979
18 to 34635

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,00113.76%
Black1,11710.83%
Hispanic2276.31%
Other663.45%
2 or More524.27%
Indian519.60%
Asian182.83%
Hawaiian1526.32%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment Status

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Age

51%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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