Brunswick County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 112,257 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 73,143 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 23,321
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,398
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,020
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,578 (it was 5,418 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 855 sq. mi.

Water area: 195.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 129 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Brunswick County: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.9%), Manufacturing (17.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Brunswick County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 52,660  (33.5%)
Females: 54,771  (66.5%)
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Brunswick County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Brunswick County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,334 ($35,888 in 1999)

This county:

$47334
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $667 (lower quartile is $450, upper quartile is $859)
This county:

$667
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $195,100 (it was $95,200 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$195,100
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,900 - $317,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $284,245
Here:

$284,245
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $203,697
Here:

$203,697
State:

$173,086

In 2-unit structures: $180,227
Here:

$180,227
State:

$165,738

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,855
Here:

$234,855
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,497
Here:

$164,497
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $74,676
Here:

$74,676
State:

$64,697

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $69,925
Here:

$69,925
State:

$131,724
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,268
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 789

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3558 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 4273 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2006: 4129 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2007: 3387 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2008: 2021 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2009: 1033 buildings, average cost: $178,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,190 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,086 (0.6%)

Brunswick County household income distribution in 2009 Brunswick County home values distribution Brunswick County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Brunswick County:

16.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 49 years old
(Males: 48 years old, Females: 51 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Wilmington, NC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brunswick County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $683 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $957 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oak Island, Midway, Boiling Spring Lakes, Southport, Leland, Sunset Beach, Carolina Shores, Shallotte, St. James, Holden Beach.

Brunswick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Brunswick County: Gause Landing (A), Gores Landing (B), Clarendon (C), Hale Point Landing (D), Hall Landing (E), Hood Creek Landing (F), Brunswick County Home (G), Brunswick Station (H), Magnolia Landing (I), Camp Branch (J), Clements Curve (K), Bethel (L), Strawberry Hill Landing (M), Piver (N), Prices Creek Lighthouse (O), Piney Grove (P), Oak Island Lighthouse (Q), Waccamaw (R), Sand Hill Landing (S), Tar Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brunswick County include: Hooper Chapel (A), Jennies Branch Baptist Church (B), Johnson Chapel (C), Ame Church (D), Andrew Chapel (E), Bethel Church (F), Faith Church (G), New Hope Church (H), Lettis Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Benton Cemetery (1), Drew Cemetery (2), Lehew Cemetery (3), Chinnis Cemetery (4), Milligan Cemetery (5), Mintz Cemetery (6), Gurganus Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: White Spring Ponds (A), Sampson Pond (B), Mc Kinzie Pond (C), Dead Backwater (D), Blue Pond (E), Pretty Pond (F), Butler Pond (G), Orton Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Branch (A), Fishing Creek (B), First Cross Swamp (C), Fall Swamp (D), Earnest Branch (E), Driving Creek (F), Double Run (G), Doe Creek (H), Dews Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brunswick County include: Stevens Park (1), Waccamaw Township District Park (2), Lockwoods Folly Township Park (3), Smithville Township District Park (4), Town Creek Park (5), Brunswick Town State Historic Site (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: East Beach (A), Bay Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Columbus County , Horry County, South Carolina , New Hanover County , Pender County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,062
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,091 (36% naturalized citizens)

Brunswick County:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 734
  • 1990 to 1994: 265
  • 1985 to 1989: 147
  • 1980 to 1984: 121
  • 1975 to 1979: 115
  • 1970 to 1974: 66
  • 1970 to 1974: 128
  • 1965 to 1969: 515

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.0%

Brunswick County marital status for males Brunswick County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Brunswick County with a mortgage: 9,463 (632 second mortgage, 1,478 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,268

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brunswick County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,122101
Mainline Protestant8,99524
Catholic5,7822
Black Protestant2,81219
Other1,5056
None69,215-
Brunswick County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Brunswick County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 107
This county:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brunswick County:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Brunswick County:

Average size of farms: 152 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $128,619
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $837.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.59%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $111,186
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,801
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.32
Corn for grain: 5021 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 145 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10295 harvested acres
Vegetables: 882 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Tornado activity:

Brunswick County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 17331603.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Brunswick County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from Brunswick County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 244.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from Brunswick County center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (48%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brunswick County (%):

  • United States or American (20%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Brunswick County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,083 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 4,483 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 94 (0%)
  • Taxi: 47 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 46 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (0%)
  • Walked: 500 (2%)
  • Other means: 455 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,092 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Brunswick County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 221 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 163 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Brunswick County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 529 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 254 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,223.

8.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

4.15% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($19,699 average AGI)
4.19% relocated from other states ($35,993 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

4.19%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.75% ($33,819 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.31% ($28,933)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($62,191)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($46,974)
from Pender County, NC  0.19% ($31,192)
from Columbus County, NC  0.18% ($33,014)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.12% ($47,653)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.40% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($17,405 average AGI)
2.98% relocated to other states ($20,963 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

2.98%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.39% ($30,360 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.42% ($27,790)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($40,871)
to Columbus County, NC  0.19% ($30,260)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.15% ($40,466)
to Pender County, NC  0.15% ($37,982)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.09% ($15,147)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Brunswick County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Brunswick County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Brunswick County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 16,207 (13,296 aged, 2,911 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6083.360
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 189.180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32712.98

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1115.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970.140
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.09

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.09

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.73

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.7
  • Other - 26.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.3
  • Other - 64.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 106,588

Size of family households: 18,773 2-persons, 6,284 3-persons, 4,323 4-persons, 1,834 5-persons, 660 6-persons, 346 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,574 1-person, 2,143 2-persons, 228 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

9,471 married couples with children.
3,951 single-parent households (1,034 men, 2,917 women).

95.2% of residents of Brunswick County speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $519,676,000 ($6145 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $82,514,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $297,175,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $83,564,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,582,000
Federal grants: $64,207,000
Federal procurement contracts: $54,185,000 ($51,747,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,963,000 ($7,565,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,416,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,047,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,564,585,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,570
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,974
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +646
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14,913
Here:

+167 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Brunswick County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,840
  • 2000 to 2004: 28,868
  • 1990 to 1999: 18,349
  • 1980 to 1989: 15,277
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,061
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,786
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,576
  • 1940 to 1949: 687
  • 1939 or earlier: 938
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 227
  • 3 rooms: 904
  • 4 rooms: 3,631
  • 5 rooms: 6,955
  • 6 rooms: 6,361
  • 7 rooms: 4,136
  • 8 rooms: 1,641
  • 9+ rooms: 1,149
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 240
  • 3 rooms: 571
  • 4 rooms: 1,642
  • 5 rooms: 1,595
  • 6 rooms: 872
  • 7 rooms: 299
  • 8 rooms: 95
  • 9+ rooms: 66
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 429
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,394
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,289
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,483
  • 5+ bedrooms: 384
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 509
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,439
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,125
  • 4 bedrooms: 255
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,024
  • 1 vehicle: 7,279
  • 2 vehicles: 11,936
  • 3 vehicles: 3,549
  • 4 vehicles: 906
  • 5+ vehicles: 326
  • no vehicle: 722
  • 1 vehicle: 2,616
  • 2 vehicles: 1,636
  • 3 vehicles: 352
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

55% of Brunswick County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in North Carolina.

Brunswick County:

54.6%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $121,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brunswick County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • Electricity (73.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.1%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 650
Here:

8.9%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 269
Here:

7.7%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 155
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Brunswick County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,552,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $18,505,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,350,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,668,000
    Air Transportation: $1,468,000
    Correctional Institutions: $942,000
    Central Staff Services: $517,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,093,000
    Hospitals: $22,426,000
    General - Other: $14,160,000
    Health - Other: $11,879,000
    Other Higher Education: $10,180,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,612,000
    Water Utilities: $8,242,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,751,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,147,000
    Police Protection: $5,586,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,050,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,022,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,939,000
    Financial Administration: $3,277,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,844,000
    Sewerage: $1,816,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,378,000
    Libraries: $1,266,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $605,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $525,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Local Fire Protection: $346,000
    Air Transportation: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,495,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $4,204,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,749,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,199,000
    General - Other: $1,152,000
    General Public Building: $966,000
    Police Protection: $589,000
    Health - Other: $313,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $239,000
    Financial Administration: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $34,000
    Central Staff Services: $33,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $113,270,000

Brunswick County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,463,000
    Sewerage: $8,243,000
    All Other: $5,666,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,316,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,637,000
    Higher Education - Other: $1,294,000
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $29,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $371,000
    Education: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,101,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $926,000
    Special Assessments: $64,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
    Rents: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,923,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,522,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $69,781,000
    Public Welfare: $9,407,000
    All Other: $2,745,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,610,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,194,000
    General Local Government Support: $489,000
  • Tax - Property: $86,170,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,061,000
    NEC: $3,687,000
    Other License: $1,557,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000

Brunswick County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,612,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,510,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,898,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,490,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,490,000

Brunswick County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,114,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,431,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Brunswick County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Brunswick County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED398$161,5631,311$221,5774,543$209,655128$118,1411$25,0002,068$242,877229$76,017
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$167,17992$216,163300$221,65311$83,6360$0138$272,37740$60,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED105$166,152238$196,1971,465$225,528102$59,6670$0564$275,424217$73,710
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$155,264186$223,651873$211,44325$71,7600$0300$271,60063$89,794
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$132,47863$268,810274$219,64611$152,5450$094$243,57416$88,938
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$220,06164$195,23445$215,7110$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$240,87030$253,40030$245,9672$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$222,17422$206,18213$194,8460$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$246,8337$169,8572$287,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$220,1432$245,0004$184,5001$86,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Brunswick County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41470.2 years
William40872.7 years
John36873.2 years
Robert28970.9 years
Mary27677.8 years
Charles18271.5 years
George16174.4 years
Thomas12270.8 years
Joseph12171.9 years
Margaret11478.0 years
Most common last names in Brunswick County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hewett25275.1 years
Smith18673.3 years
Brown11674.1 years
Johnson11372.1 years
Gore11274.1 years
Williams10874.3 years
Davis10075.0 years
Clemmons8473.8 years
Robinson8373.2 years
Bryant7972.6 years
Businesses in Brunswick County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Honda1
Ace Hardware2Hyundai1
Advance Auto Parts4IHOP1
Applebee's1Jimmy John's1
Arby's2Jones New York3
Ashley Furniture1KFC3
Audi1Kmart1
AutoZone5Lane Furniture1
BMW1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Lowe's3
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Best Western1McDonald's6
Burger King2Nike4
CVS6Office Depot2
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske3
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Suites2Quiznos1
Curves3RadioShack2
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid3
Decora Cabinetry1Rue211
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
DressBarn1Subaru1
Dressbarn1Subway13
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile5
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell3
FedEx14Toyota1
Ford2U-Haul13
GNC1U.S. Cellular3
GameStop2UPS26
H&R Block6Volkswagen1
Hardee's7Waffle House3
Hilton1Walgreens6
Holiday Inn2Walmart3
Home Depot1Wingate1

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