Brunswick County NC Information


Brunswick County Subdivisions

Brunswick County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 132,062
Population in Households 131,205
Population in Familes 107,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 857
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $52,583
Average Household Income $70,875
Per Capita Income $30,762


Total Housing Units 95,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,281 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,730 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38,447 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $227,689
Average Home Value $284,861


Total Households 57,011
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 39,237
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.53% 2.63%
Households 2.56% 2.65%
Families 2.42% 2.57%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


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, 2018 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 # 68 33rd
Median Household Income # 17 84th
Per Capita Income # 10 91st

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