Brunswick County NC Information


Brunswick County Subdivisions

Brunswick County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 129,300
Daytime Population: Workers 40,706
Daytime Population: Residents 76,945
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 117,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 128,338
Population in Familes 104,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 962
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $49,209
Average Household Income $67,558
Per Capita Income $28,870


Total Housing Units 90,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,877 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,016 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35,882 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $222,312
Average Home Value $280,191


Total Households 54,893
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 37,766
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.59% 2.63%
Households 2.38% 2.61%
Families 2.21% 2.51%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


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, 2017 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 # 24 77th
Population Density # 38 63rd
Diversity Index # 66 35th
Median Household Income # 21 80th
Per Capita Income # 13 88th

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