Brunswick County NC Information


Brunswick County Subdivisions

Brunswick County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 116,005
Population in Households 115,085
Population in Familes 93,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 920
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 50,471
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 34,856
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,100 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,371 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33,439 (39.9%)
Median Home Value $175,953
Average Home Value $220,030


Median Household Income $44,605
Average Household Income $60,022
Per Capita Income $26,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.82% 2.06%
Households 2.05% 2.17%
Families 1.87% 2.06%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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, 2014 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 # 43 58th
Diversity Index2 # 71 30th
Median Household Income # 29 72nd
Per Capita Income # 15 86th

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