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Brunswick County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2022: 153,064 (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: 179 people per square mile   (high).

March 2022 cost of living index in Brunswick County: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (13.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brunswick County, NC (2022)
    • 125,88082.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,3108.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,0725.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,7563.8%Two or more races
    • 7870.5%Asian alone
    • 1520.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1070.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

56.3 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years
Males: 74,586  (48.7%)
Females: 78,478  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
Brunswick County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $72,820 ($35,888 in 1999)
This county:

$72,820
North Carolina:

$67,481

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $1,074 (lower quartile is $693, upper quartile is $1,475)
This county:

$1074
State:

$945


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $339,400 (it was $95,200 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$339,400
North Carolina:

$280,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $223,800 - $499,800

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $444,726
Here:

$444,726
State:

$375,326

Townhouses or other attached units: $321,139
Here:

$321,139
State:

$317,935

In 2-unit structures: $365,354
Here:

$365,354
State:

$250,488

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $312,451
Here:

$312,451
State:

$254,939

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $278,731
Here:

$278,731
State:

$329,290

Mobile homes: $132,933
Here:

$132,933
State:

$124,933

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,612
Here:

$18,612
State:

$107,261

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,434
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $553

Institutionalized population: 789

Crime in 2018 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 87
  • Burglaries: 350
  • Thefts: 567
  • Auto thefts: 55

Crime in 2017 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 14
  • Assaults: 58
  • Burglaries: 265
  • Thefts: 408
  • Auto thefts: 30
Brunswick County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 4583 buildings, average cost: $276,600
  • 2021: 4329 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2020: 3178 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2019: 2601 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2018: 2612 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2017: 2812 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2016: 2380 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2015: 2185 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2014: 1961 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2013: 1765 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2012: 1169 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2011: 914 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2010: 909 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2009: 1033 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2008: 2021 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2007: 3387 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 4129 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2005: 4273 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2004: 3558 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2003: 2831 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2002: 2451 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2001: 2010 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 1333 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1999: 1405 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1998: 1379 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1997: 1184 buildings, average cost: $86,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Brunswick, NC residents
Average permit cost in Brunswick, NC

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,814 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,927 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Brunswick, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Brunswick, NC in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brunswick, NC in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.9%
Brunswick County:

6.9%
North Carolina:

12.8%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.2% for American Indian residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 56.3 years old
(Males: 55.2 years old, Females: 56.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.0 years old, Black residents: 44.5 years old, American Indian residents: 12.2 years old, Asian residents: 47.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 34.4 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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Neighboring counties: Dawson County, Georgia , Marshall County, Oklahoma , Franklin County, Georgia , Floyd County, Texas .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Brunswick, NC
County total employment by year in Brunswick, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Brunswick, NC

Current college students: 2,062
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,792 (58.7% naturalized citizens)

Brunswick County:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7982010 or later
  • 9722000 to 2009
  • 1,1471990 to 1999
  • 2681980 to 1989
  • 1811970 to 1979
  • 643Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 69,704
  • One, attached: 3,460
  • Two: 768
  • 3 or 4: 1,723
  • 5 to 9: 3,043
  • 10 to 19: 1,577
  • 20 to 49: 1,176
  • 50 or more: 926
  • Mobile homes: 15,752

Housing units in Brunswick County with a mortgage: 35,808 (2,500 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 2,426 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,120

Here:

97.2% with mortgage
State:

97.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brunswick County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

Earthquake activity:

Brunswick County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.6 miles away from Brunswick County center
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 the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from the 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 Brunswick County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Isaias, Incident Period: July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4568, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian, Incident Period: September 1, 2019 - September 9, 2019, FEMA Id: 4465, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Michael, Incident Period: October 10, 2018 - October 12, 2018, FEMA Id: 4412, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 20, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Brunswick

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,538 (68.9%)
  • Carpooled: 4,177 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 59 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 398 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 753 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 327 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 8,426 (19.0%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (16%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brunswick County


  • English (16%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • American (12%)
  • German (9%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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)

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $75,633.

12.72% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($100,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.72%
North Carolina average:

8.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.83% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($36,632 average AGI)
6.88% relocated from other states ($63,702 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

6.88%
North Carolina average:

4.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.93% ($55,191 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.58% ($133,847)
from Horry County, SC  0.37% ($50,270)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.33% ($124,053)
from Guilford County, NC  0.21% ($107,662)
from Pender County, NC  0.20% ($53,960)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.19% ($110,529)


6.83% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($63,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
North Carolina average:

7.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.43% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($27,660 average AGI)
3.40% relocated to other states ($35,746 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

3.40%
North Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.12% ($51,418 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.47% ($55,749)
to Wake County, NC  0.28% ($63,337)
to Columbus County, NC  0.20% ($49,042)
to Pender County, NC  0.19% ($57,857)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.17% ($73,400)
to Guilford County, NC  0.09% ($48,471)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 7.8
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2022: 4.2

Births per 1000 population in Brunswick County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 11.0

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 population in Brunswick County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brunswick County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,053 (17,382 aged, 3,671 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,837 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Brunswick County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,884)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,407)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,188)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (971)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (729)
  • Unspecified dementia (654)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (548)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (455)
  • Congestive heart failure (416)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (376)

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: 6,083
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 189
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,713

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,116
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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: 153,064
  • Male householders: 33,094 (6,785 living alone), Female householders: 36,384 (10,898 living alone)
  • 41,007 spouses (40,685 opposite-sex spouses), 3,392 unmarried partners, (3,205 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 28,394 children (25,454 natural, 1,101 adopted, 1,839 stepchildren), 4,401 grandchildren, 394 brothers or sisters, 2,029 parents, 111 foster children, 1,198 other relatives, 1,809 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 851

Size of family households: 31,700 2-persons, 7,342 3-persons, 5,221 4-persons, 3,880 5-persons, 922 6-persons, 137 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,683 1-person, 2,324 2-persons, 208 3-persons, 61 5-persons.

13,506 married couples with children.
3,890 single-parent households (1,387 men, 2,503 women).

96.0% of residents of Brunswick speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $519,676,000 ($6,145 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • 7,2382020 or later
  • 25,1922010 to 2019
  • 28,1092000 to 2009
  • 13,5851990 to 1999
  • 12,7921980 to 1989
  • 6,3751970 to 1979
  • 2,6291960 to 1969
  • 1,4231950 to 1959
  • 3261940 to 1949
  • 4601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • 871 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 1,0863 rooms
  • 6,8434 rooms
  • 10,9225 rooms
  • 13,1146 rooms
  • 12,0667 rooms
  • 5,9188 rooms
  • 8,8149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • 6051 room
  • 4152 rooms
  • 1,8423 rooms
  • 2,4944 rooms
  • 1,6775 rooms
  • 1,8696 rooms
  • 7787 rooms
  • 6758 rooms
  • 2079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • 87no bedroom
  • 2121 bedroom
  • 7,0012 bedrooms
  • 37,4763 bedrooms
  • 11,8944 bedrooms
  • 2,2465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • 605no bedroom
  • 6221 bedroom
  • 3,4572 bedrooms
  • 4,8763 bedrooms
  • 9934 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 931no vehicle
  • 15,3361 vehicle
  • 30,5852 vehicles
  • 8,3353 vehicles
  • 3,3814 vehicles
  • 3485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brunswick County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 459no vehicle
  • 4,5281 vehicle
  • 3,5492 vehicles
  • 1,1553 vehicles
  • 7974 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

90.6% of Brunswick County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in North Carolina.

Brunswick County:

90.6%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 63,030
  • Other state: 85,566
  • Northeast: 39,077
  • Midwest: 13,645
  • South: 27,659
  • West: 5,185
Year householders moved into unit in Brunswick County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brunswick County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.3%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,824
Here:

19.1%
North Carolina:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 831
Here:

14.8%
North Carolina:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 483
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

19.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Brunswick County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,879,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,697,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,705,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,816,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $45,450,000
    Hospital Public: $43,248,000
    Sewerage: $30,665,000
    Sewerage: $27,005,000
    Other: $5,662,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,001,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,766,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,359,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,563,000
    Other: $2,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,167,000
    Air Transportation: $1,105,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,064,000
    Air Transportation: $1,014,000
    Higher Education - Other: $889,000
    Higher Education - Other: $634,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $290,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $267,000
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $72,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,752,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,729,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,609,000
    Air Transportation: $3,092,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,294,000
    Air Transportation: $1,947,000
    Hospitals: $633,000
    Other Higher Education: $393,000
    Hospitals: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $133,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $128,045,000
    Hospitals: $40,315,000
    Hospitals: $39,640,000
    Police Protection: $32,608,000
    Police Protection: $28,001,000
    Water Utilities: $18,790,000
    Other Higher Education: $18,747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,352,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,185,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,607,000
    Water Utilities: $16,597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,667,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,242,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,749,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,832,000
    Sewerage: $10,838,000
    Sewerage: $9,925,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,168,000
    Health - Other: $7,916,000
    General - Other: $7,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,848,000
    Health - Other: $7,028,000
    General - Other: $6,614,000
    Financial Administration: $5,796,000
    Financial Administration: $5,254,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,893,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,645,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,859,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,765,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,355,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,319,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,967,000
    Libraries: $1,294,000
    Libraries: $1,235,000
    Air Transportation: $1,066,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,011,000
    Air Transportation: $996,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $838,000
    Local Fire Protection: $641,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $430,000
    Liquor Stores: $366,000
    Liquor Stores: $358,000
    Transit Utilities: $303,000
    Transit Utilities: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,719,000
    Public Welfare: $7,219,000
    Other: $6,388,000
    Education: $3,247,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,092,000
    Education: $1,672,000
    Other: $183,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,049,000
    Interest on Debt: $9,634,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,618,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,542,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $997,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $732,000
    Other - Health - Other: $584,000
    Other - Health - Other: $252,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $139,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $125,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $6,892,000
    Education: $4,107,000
    Other: $1,866,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    General Local Government Support: $742,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,217,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,148,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $236,004,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,174,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,932,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,883,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,579,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,290,000
    Special Assessments: $2,026,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,177,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $667,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $524,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $111,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,959,000
    Police Protection: $2,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,209,000
    Hospitals: $1,171,000
    Hospitals: $950,000
    Correctional Institutions: $645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $626,000
    General Public Building: $624,000
    General Public Building: $582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Other Higher Education: $457,000
    General - Other: $310,000
    Other Higher Education: $229,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $208,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $117,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Air Transportation: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,081,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,609,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,834,000
    Water Utilities: $24,808,000
    Liquor Stores: $408,000
    Liquor Stores: $389,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000
    Cash and Securities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $106,028,000
    Education: $98,986,000
    Other: $10,923,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,770,000
    Other: $3,272,000
    Public Welfare: $3,253,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,228,000
    Public Welfare: $2,725,000
    Water Utilities: $2,647,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,174,000
    Sewerage: $786,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Transit Utilities: $231,000
    Water Utilities: $216,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $142,572,000
    Property: $124,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,321,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,987,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,364,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,098,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,810,000
    Other: $1,936,000
    Other: $1,729,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,668,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,589,000
    Other License: $319,000
    Other License: $318,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $253,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,325,000
    : $93,190,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,060,000
    Interest on Debt: $941,000

Brunswick County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,879,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,697,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,705,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,816,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $45,450,000
    Hospital Public: $43,248,000
    Sewerage: $30,665,000
    Sewerage: $27,005,000
    Other: $5,662,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,001,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,766,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,359,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,563,000
    Other: $2,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,167,000
    Air Transportation: $1,105,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,064,000
    Air Transportation: $1,014,000
    Higher Education - Other: $889,000
    Higher Education - Other: $634,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $290,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $267,000
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $72,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,752,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,729,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,609,000
    Air Transportation: $3,092,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,294,000
    Air Transportation: $1,947,000
    Hospitals: $633,000
    Other Higher Education: $393,000
    Hospitals: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $133,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $128,045,000
    Hospitals: $40,315,000
    Hospitals: $39,640,000
    Police Protection: $32,608,000
    Police Protection: $28,001,000
    Water Utilities: $18,790,000
    Other Higher Education: $18,747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,352,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,185,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,607,000
    Water Utilities: $16,597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,667,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,242,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,749,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,832,000
    Sewerage: $10,838,000
    Sewerage: $9,925,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,168,000
    Health - Other: $7,916,000
    General - Other: $7,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,848,000
    Health - Other: $7,028,000
    General - Other: $6,614,000
    Financial Administration: $5,796,000
    Financial Administration: $5,254,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,893,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,645,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,859,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,765,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,355,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,319,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,967,000
    Libraries: $1,294,000
    Libraries: $1,235,000
    Air Transportation: $1,066,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,011,000
    Air Transportation: $996,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $838,000
    Local Fire Protection: $641,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $430,000
    Liquor Stores: $366,000
    Liquor Stores: $358,000
    Transit Utilities: $303,000
    Transit Utilities: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,719,000
    Public Welfare: $7,219,000
    Other: $6,388,000
    Education: $3,247,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,092,000
    Education: $1,672,000
    Other: $183,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,049,000
    Interest on Debt: $9,634,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,618,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,542,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $997,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $732,000
    Other - Health - Other: $584,000
    Other - Health - Other: $252,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $139,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $125,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $6,892,000
    Education: $4,107,000
    Other: $1,866,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    General Local Government Support: $742,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,217,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,148,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $236,004,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,174,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,932,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,883,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,579,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,290,000
    Special Assessments: $2,026,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,177,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $667,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $524,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $111,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,959,000
    Police Protection: $2,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,209,000
    Hospitals: $1,171,000
    Hospitals: $950,000
    Correctional Institutions: $645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $626,000
    General Public Building: $624,000
    General Public Building: $582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Other Higher Education: $457,000
    General - Other: $310,000
    Other Higher Education: $229,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $208,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $117,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Air Transportation: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,081,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,609,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,834,000
    Water Utilities: $24,808,000
    Liquor Stores: $408,000
    Liquor Stores: $389,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000
    Cash and Securities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $106,028,000
    Education: $98,986,000
    Other: $10,923,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,770,000
    Other: $3,272,000
    Public Welfare: $3,253,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,228,000
    Public Welfare: $2,725,000
    Water Utilities: $2,647,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,174,000
    Sewerage: $786,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Transit Utilities: $231,000
    Water Utilities: $216,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $142,572,000
    Property: $124,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,321,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,987,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,364,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,098,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,810,000
    Other: $1,936,000
    Other: $1,729,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,668,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,589,000
    Other License: $319,000
    Other License: $318,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $253,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,325,000
    : $93,190,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,060,000
    Interest on Debt: $941,000

Brunswick County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,879,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,697,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,705,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,816,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $45,450,000
    Hospital Public: $43,248,000
    Sewerage: $30,665,000
    Sewerage: $27,005,000
    Other: $5,662,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,001,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,766,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,359,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,563,000
    Other: $2,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,167,000
    Air Transportation: $1,105,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,064,000
    Air Transportation: $1,014,000
    Higher Education - Other: $889,000
    Higher Education - Other: $634,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $290,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $267,000
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $72,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,752,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,729,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,609,000
    Air Transportation: $3,092,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,294,000
    Air Transportation: $1,947,000
    Hospitals: $633,000
    Other Higher Education: $393,000
    Hospitals: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $133,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $128,045,000
    Hospitals: $40,315,000
    Hospitals: $39,640,000
    Police Protection: $32,608,000
    Police Protection: $28,001,000
    Water Utilities: $18,790,000
    Other Higher Education: $18,747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,352,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,185,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,607,000
    Water Utilities: $16,597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,667,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,242,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,749,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,832,000
    Sewerage: $10,838,000
    Sewerage: $9,925,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,168,000
    Health - Other: $7,916,000
    General - Other: $7,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,848,000
    Health - Other: $7,028,000
    General - Other: $6,614,000
    Financial Administration: $5,796,000
    Financial Administration: $5,254,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,893,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,645,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,859,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,765,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,355,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,319,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,967,000
    Libraries: $1,294,000
    Libraries: $1,235,000
    Air Transportation: $1,066,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,011,000
    Air Transportation: $996,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $838,000
    Local Fire Protection: $641,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $430,000
    Liquor Stores: $366,000
    Liquor Stores: $358,000
    Transit Utilities: $303,000
    Transit Utilities: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,719,000
    Public Welfare: $7,219,000
    Other: $6,388,000
    Education: $3,247,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,092,000
    Education: $1,672,000
    Other: $183,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,049,000
    Interest on Debt: $9,634,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,618,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,542,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $997,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $732,000
    Other - Health - Other: $584,000
    Other - Health - Other: $252,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $139,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $125,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $6,892,000
    Education: $4,107,000
    Other: $1,866,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    General Local Government Support: $742,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,217,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,148,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $236,004,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,174,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,932,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,883,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,579,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,290,000
    Special Assessments: $2,026,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,177,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $667,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $524,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $111,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,959,000
    Police Protection: $2,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,209,000
    Hospitals: $1,171,000
    Hospitals: $950,000
    Correctional Institutions: $645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $626,000
    General Public Building: $624,000
    General Public Building: $582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Other Higher Education: $457,000
    General - Other: $310,000
    Other Higher Education: $229,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $208,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $117,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Air Transportation: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,081,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,609,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,834,000
    Water Utilities: $24,808,000
    Liquor Stores: $408,000
    Liquor Stores: $389,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000
    Cash and Securities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $106,028,000
    Education: $98,986,000
    Other: $10,923,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,770,000
    Other: $3,272,000
    Public Welfare: $3,253,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,228,000
    Public Welfare: $2,725,000
    Water Utilities: $2,647,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,174,000
    Sewerage: $786,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Transit Utilities: $231,000
    Water Utilities: $216,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $142,572,000
    Property: $124,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,321,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,987,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,364,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,098,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,810,000
    Other: $1,936,000
    Other: $1,729,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,668,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,589,000
    Other License: $319,000
    Other License: $318,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $253,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,325,000
    : $93,190,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,060,000
    Interest on Debt: $941,000

Brunswick County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,879,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,697,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,705,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,816,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $45,450,000
    Hospital Public: $43,248,000
    Sewerage: $30,665,000
    Sewerage: $27,005,000
    Other: $5,662,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,001,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,766,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,359,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,563,000
    Other: $2,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,167,000
    Air Transportation: $1,105,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,064,000
    Air Transportation: $1,014,000
    Higher Education - Other: $889,000
    Higher Education - Other: $634,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $590,000
    Parks and Recreation: $290,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $267,000
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $72,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,752,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,729,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,609,000
    Air Transportation: $3,092,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,294,000
    Air Transportation: $1,947,000
    Hospitals: $633,000
    Other Higher Education: $393,000
    Hospitals: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $133,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $128,045,000
    Hospitals: $40,315,000
    Hospitals: $39,640,000
    Police Protection: $32,608,000
    Police Protection: $28,001,000
    Water Utilities: $18,790,000
    Other Higher Education: $18,747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,352,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,185,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,607,000
    Water Utilities: $16,597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,667,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,242,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,749,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,832,000
    Sewerage: $10,838,000
    Sewerage: $9,925,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,168,000
    Health - Other: $7,916,000
    General - Other: $7,875,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,848,000
    Health - Other: $7,028,000
    General - Other: $6,614,000
    Financial Administration: $5,796,000
    Financial Administration: $5,254,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,893,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,645,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,859,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,765,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,355,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,319,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,967,000
    Libraries: $1,294,000
    Libraries: $1,235,000
    Air Transportation: $1,066,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,011,000
    Air Transportation: $996,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $838,000
    Local Fire Protection: $641,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $435,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $430,000
    Liquor Stores: $366,000
    Liquor Stores: $358,000
    Transit Utilities: $303,000
    Transit Utilities: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,719,000
    Public Welfare: $7,219,000
    Other: $6,388,000
    Education: $3,247,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,092,000
    Education: $1,672,000
    Other: $183,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,049,000
    Interest on Debt: $9,634,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,618,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,542,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $997,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $732,000
    Other - Health - Other: $584,000
    Other - Health - Other: $252,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $139,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $125,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $6,892,000
    Education: $4,107,000
    Other: $1,866,000
    General Local Government Support: $871,000
    General Local Government Support: $742,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,217,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,148,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $236,004,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,174,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,932,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,883,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,579,000
    General Revenue - Other: $4,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,290,000
    Special Assessments: $2,026,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,177,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $667,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $524,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $111,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,959,000
    Police Protection: $2,881,000
    Police Protection: $2,209,000
    Hospitals: $1,171,000
    Hospitals: $950,000
    Correctional Institutions: $645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $626,000
    General Public Building: $624,000
    General Public Building: $582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Other Higher Education: $457,000
    General - Other: $310,000
    Other Higher Education: $229,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $208,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $117,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Health - Other: $103,000
    Air Transportation: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,081,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,609,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,834,000
    Water Utilities: $24,808,000
    Liquor Stores: $408,000
    Liquor Stores: $389,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000
    Cash and Securities: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $106,028,000
    Education: $98,986,000
    Other: $10,923,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,770,000
    Other: $3,272,000
    Public Welfare: $3,253,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,228,000
    Public Welfare: $2,725,000
    Water Utilities: $2,647,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,396,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,174,000
    Sewerage: $786,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Transit Utilities: $231,000
    Water Utilities: $216,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $142,572,000
    Property: $124,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,321,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,987,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,364,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,098,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,810,000
    Other: $1,936,000
    Other: $1,729,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,668,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,589,000
    Other License: $319,000
    Other License: $318,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $253,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,325,000
    : $93,190,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,060,000
    Interest on Debt: $941,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,989
  • Number of aged recipients: 183
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,806
  • Number of recipients under 18: 336
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,260
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 393
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 801
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 815
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 in Brunswick, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brunswick, NC - 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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