Brunswick County, North Carolina Population 2022

Brunswick County, North Carolina's estimated population is 160,640 with a growth rate of 3.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brunswick County, North Carolina is the 22nd largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 108,069 and has seen a growth of 48.65% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17903,0710.00%
18004,1101,03933.83%
18104,77866816.25%
18205,48070214.69%
18306,5161,03618.91%
18405,265-1,251-19.20%
18507,2722,00738.12%
18608,4061,13415.59%
18707,754-652-7.76%
18809,3891,63521.09%
189010,9001,51116.09%
190012,6571,75716.12%
191014,4321,77514.02%
192014,8764443.08%
193015,8189426.33%
194017,1251,3078.26%
195019,2382,11312.34%
196020,2781,0405.41%
197024,2233,94519.45%
198035,77711,55447.70%
199050,98515,20842.51%
2010108,06957,084111.96%
2011110,1852,1161.96%
2012112,0131,8281.66%
2013114,9222,9092.60%
2014118,3053,3832.94%
2015122,2113,9063.30%
2016126,3044,0933.35%
2017130,8594,5553.61%
2018136,8806,0214.60%
2019142,8205,9404.34%
2020148,7605,9404.16%
2021154,7005,9403.99%
2022160,6405,9403.84%
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White115,15983.87%
Black or African American12,9199.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native8300.60%
Asian7250.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.00%
Some Other Race2,9212.13%
Two or More Races4,7463.46%
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Population by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Median Age

54.7


Total

53.1


Male

56


Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Adults

There are 116,354 adults, (43,237 of whom are seniors) in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

71,401

52.00%

Male

65,902

48.00%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All80.9%19.1%
Non Family72%28%
Female65.8%34.2%
Male63.4%36.6%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All59,4162.380.9
Married34,3962.6688.8
Male1,7553.3263.4
Female5,1003.3565.8
Non Family18,1651.2272

2.72

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3772.18%
9th to 12th Grade6,3455.82%
High School Graduate31,68329.06%
Some College23,86121.89%
Associates Degree12,62411.58%
Bachelors Degree20,65418.94%
Graduate Degree11,47910.53%
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian570512234
White92,20186,16729,269
2+ Races2,4302,005573
Native American616605118
Hispanic3,6142,723582
Black9,6438,3371,462
Other Race1,9741,451100
Islander33

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 41.05%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,841$37,634$30,958
Less Than 9th Grade$20,933$25,681$14,960
High School Graduate$26,673$30,964$22,993
Some College$34,052$37,781$31,097
Bachelors Degree$48,246$62,114$39,789
Graduate Degree$53,817$51,747$55,167

$33,841

Average Earnings

$37,634

Average Male

$30,958

Average Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

95.13% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Language

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,6451,85427.90%
Multiple4,7281,04022.00%
Asian72513418.48%
Black12,6812,13516.84%
White111,10210,0839.08%
Native823394.74%
Other351NaN%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

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 27.90% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.50%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.17%
High School11.55%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.51%
Male Unemployed16.88%
Female Employed6.75%
Female Unemployed39.58%

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

Brunswick County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,763$76,620
Families$71,988$88,026
Married Families$78,518$95,749
Non Families$33,045$48,955
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Income by Household Type

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

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13,451

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,116
First Gulf War2,070
Vietnam6,574
Korea629
World War II211

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34948
35 to 541,812
55 to 642,160
65 to 745,347
75+3,184

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,85111.96%
Black1,14710.75%
Native American10215.38%
Asian8513.67%
Islander3100.00%
Other Race271.20%
2+ Races2368.36%
Hispanic2425.71%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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3.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.70%

Born in Brunswick County, North Carolina

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 43.70% having been born in North Carolina. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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