Brunswick, Maine Population 2024

17,067

Brunswick is a city located in Cumberland County Maine. Brunswick has a 2024 population of 17,067. Brunswick is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 6.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,974 in 2020.

The average household income in Brunswick is $97,655 with a poverty rate of 9%. The median age in Brunswick is 39.9 years: 38.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Brunswick Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brunswick was:

  • White: 90.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.92%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.63%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
19.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
878.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.84% (1,093)
The current population of Brunswick, Maine is 17,067 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,974.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,05690.02%
Two or more races8234.92%
Asian4162.49%
Black or African American2721.63%
Other race1520.91%
Native American60.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brunswick Population by Race

Brunswick Population Pyramid 2024

Brunswick Median Age

39.9

Total

38.2

Male

44.2

Female

Brunswick Adults

There are 13,819 adults, (3,918 of whom are seniors) in Brunswick.

Brunswick Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick Sex Ratio

Female8,55351.14%
Male8,17248.86%

Brunswick Population by Age

Brunswick Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7992.269.930.1
Married3,0972.9485.214.8
Non Family2,9161.1850.549.5
Female6212.8378.921.1
Male1654.0192.77.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brunswick Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3543.1%
Associates Degree8067.07%
Bachelors Degree2,78024.37%
Graduate Degree2,72623.9%
High School Graduate2,54922.35%
Less Than 9th Grade1791.57%
Some College2,01217.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brunswick Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brunswick Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,62810,2075,267
2+ Races29628893
Asian22014160
Hispanic19019045
Black896428
Other Race787835

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.56%.

Brunswick Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,899$76,763$36,096
Graduate Degree$68,373$75,795$62,808
High School Graduate$30,655$45,475$25,243
Less Than 9th Grade$0$33,098$12,774
Overall$46,243$54,227$36,655
Some College$46,055$52,212$43,065

$46,243

Average Earnings

$54,227

Average Male

$36,655

Average Female

Brunswick Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brunswick Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brunswick Language

91.81% of Brunswick residents speak only English, while 8.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Brunswick Language

Brunswick Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5801,2329.07%
Other1175042.74%
Hispanic2634215.97%
Multiple675304.44%
Black15174.64%

9%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.59%

Male Poverty Rate

10.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brunswick

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brunswick is Other, with 42.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brunswick is Multiple, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.41%.

Brunswick Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.78%
High School14.9%
Some College4.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%

Brunswick Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed7.36%
Male Employed4.72%
Female Employed4%
Female Unemployed0%

Brunswick Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brunswick Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,526$126,860
Households$66,696$97,655
Married Families$100,378$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,375$55,687

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brunswick Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brunswick Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brunswick Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brunswick Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brunswick Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,214

Number of Veterans

1,108

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam596
First Gulf War297
Second Gulf War218
Korea90
World War II52

Brunswick Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+492
65 to 74334
35 to 54194
55 to 64148
18 to 3446

Brunswick Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,1749.42%
Hispanic348.33%
2+ Races286.03%
Black125.53%

Brunswick Veterans by Race

Brunswick Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brunswick Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brunswick Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brunswick Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45.3%

Born in Brunswick

94.04%

Native Born

5.96%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.04% of Brunswick residents were born in the United States, with 45.3% having been born in Maine. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brunswick Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202417,0671711.01%
202316,8961711.02%
202216,7251711.03%
202116,5545803.63%
202015,9749806.54%
201914,994-250-1.64%
201815,244-181-1.17%
201715,425-139-0.89%
201615,5641110.72%
201515,4531781.17%
201415,2752871.91%
201314,9884443.05%
201214,544490.34%
201114,495-680-4.48%
201015,17500%

Brunswick Population by Year