Brunswick County, North Carolina Population 2020

Brunswick County, North Carolina's estimated population is 148,762 with a growth rate of 4.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brunswick County, North Carolina is the 20th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020148,7626,0094.21%
2019142,7536,0094.39%
2018136,7446,0094.60%
2017130,7354,4333.51%
2016126,3024,0913.35%
2015122,2113,9033.30%
2014118,3083,3882.95%
2013114,9202,9182.61%
2012112,0021,8351.67%
2011110,1672,1021.95%
2010108,06557,080111.95%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White106,19883.71%
Black or African American13,09610.32%
Some Other Race3,2462.56%
Two or More Races2,7142.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native7910.62%
Asian7790.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.03%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Brunswick County, North Carolina Median Age

52.8


Total

51.4


Male

53.9


Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Adults

There are 106,239 adults, (37,182 of whom are seniors) in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

65,579

51.69%

Male

61,281

48.31%

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
Married88.5%11.5%
All79%21%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Female60.5%39.5%
Male60.1%39.9%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,2262.3279
Married31,0472.6888.5
Non Family17,0541.2168.5
Female4,4273.5860.5
Male1,6983.6860.1

2.77

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brunswick County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5982.62%
9th to 12th Grade6,9256.99%
High School Graduate28,37928.63%
Some College22,36722.57%
Associates Degree10,47110.57%
Bachelors Degree18,07018.23%
Graduate Degree10,29810.39%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,41577,66326,378
Black9,4898,2361,117
Hispanic3,1921,932309
Other Race1,77586837
Multiple Races816710145
Native American614512108
Asian602503293
Islander21217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,259$35,346$25,371
Less Than High School$19,283$21,676$15,363
High School Grad$23,649$28,756$17,693
Some College$30,842$36,674$26,832
Bachelors Degree$42,412$55,897$33,682
Graduate Degree$54,454$62,524$50,829

$30,259

Average Earnings

$35,346

Average Male

$25,371

Average Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language by Age

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

94.80% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White102,94910,65510.35%
Black12,8763,00623.35%
Hispanic5,9661,73329.05%
Other3,24688827.36%
Multiple2,69373227.18%
Asian779769.76%
Native784243.06%

12.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

14.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 29.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Native, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.85%
High School12.99%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.79%
Male Unemployed29.82%
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed5.47%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,406$70,419
Families$66,349$82,975
Married Families$74,441$91,599
Non Families$29,941$41,365

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans

13,572

Number of Veterans

12,751

Male Veterans

821

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,935
First Gulf War2,031
Second Gulf War1,588
Korea922
World War II363
Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,675
75+2,952
55 to 642,214
35 to 541,996
18 to 34735
Name Veterans % of Total
White12,19113.42%
Black1,18011.03%
Hispanic2175.75%
Indian12517.76%
Other612.83%
2 or More80.78%
Hawaiian733.33%

$Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.34%

Born in North Carolina

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.01% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 45.34% having been born in North Carolina. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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