Brunswick County NC Information


Brunswick County Subdivisions

Brunswick County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 125,057
Population in Households 124,188
Population in Familes 101,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 869
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 53,249
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 36,738
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,906 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,343 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36,033 (40.4%)
Median Home Value $214,681
Average Home Value $276,183


Median Household Income $47,105
Average Household Income $64,795
Per Capita Income $27,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.46% 2.53%
Households 2.26% 2.41%
Families 2.12% 2.32%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brunswick County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brunswick County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 25 76th
Population Density1 # 41 60th
Diversity Index2 # 67 34th
Median Household Income # 20 81st
Per Capita Income # 12 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.