Brunswick County, North Carolina Population 2021

Brunswick County, North Carolina's estimated population is 154,700 with a growth rate of 3.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brunswick County, North Carolina is the 22nd largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 108,069 and has seen a growth of 43.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021154,7005,9403.99%
2020148,7605,9404.16%
2019142,8205,9404.34%
2018136,8806,0214.60%
2017130,8594,5553.61%
2016126,3044,0933.35%
2015122,2113,9063.30%
2014118,3053,3832.94%
2013114,9222,9092.60%
2012112,0131,8281.66%
2011110,1852,1161.96%
2010108,06957,084111.96%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
3.99% (5,940)
County Website
Founded
1764
County Seat
2010 Population
108,069
Growth Since 2010
43.15% (46,631)
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White110,98084.19%
Black or African American12,8649.76%
Two or More Races3,2052.43%
Some Other Race3,0842.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native9070.69%
Asian7660.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Population by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Median Age

53.8


Total

52.4


Male

55


Female

Brunswick County, North Carolina Adults

There are 111,188 adults, (40,223 of whom are seniors) in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brunswick County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

68,396

51.89%

Male

63,419

48.11%

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
Female64%36%
Male69.9%30.1%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
All80.7%19.3%
Married88.7%11.3%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brunswick County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,0562.3480.7
Married32,5792.7188.7
Non Family17,7691.2170.9
Female4,1283.6964
Male1,5803.7369.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.34

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 Grade2,2082.12%
9th to 12th Grade6,8746.61%
High School Graduate29,02127.91%
Some College23,40222.51%
Associates Degree11,42810.99%
Bachelors Degree19,97319.21%
Graduate Degree11,07510.65%
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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
White88,54481,89628,559
Black9,4368,3201,380
Hispanic3,3922,333337
Other Race1,8071,04444
2+ Races1,3171,222258
Native American695590128
Asian635567375
Islander99

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 59.06%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,805$37,543$27,143
Less Than 9th Grade$21,179$24,936$17,007
High School Graduate$25,069$30,431$19,487
Some College$32,689$38,648$28,940
Bachelors Degree$45,989$57,150$35,266
Graduate Degree$52,928$56,094$51,760

$31,805

Average Earnings

$37,543

Average Male

$27,143

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

94.94% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% 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
White107,28210,2059.51%
Black12,6292,71121.47%
Hispanic6,3041,79228.43%
Multiple3,18060819.12%
Other3,08453917.48%
Asian766587.57%
Native907343.75%

11.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

13.53%

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 28.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brunswick County, North Carolina is Native, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.99%.

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.38%
High School13.45%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.15%
Male Unemployed25.81%
Female Employed8.80%
Male Employed4.90%

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$58,236$75,081
Families$71,857$88,719
Married Families$78,442$96,407
Non Families$31,082$43,754
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Income by Household Type

Brunswick County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

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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13,469

Number of Veterans

12,735

Male Veterans

734

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,792
First Gulf War1,916
Second Gulf War1,845
Korea805
World War II250

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,454
75+3,179
55 to 642,040
35 to 541,976
18 to 34820

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,14112.76%
Black1,09210.27%
Hispanic2686.67%
Native American13417.05%
Other Race642.90%
2+ Races352.28%
Islander333.33%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brunswick County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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44.30%

Born in Brunswick County, North Carolina

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.11% of Brunswick County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 44.30% having been born in North Carolina. 1.66% 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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