Brunswick, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brunswick, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Brunswick had a population of 15,288 as of July 1, 2015. Brunswick ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brunswick is located at latitude 31.1361 and longitude -81.4669 in Glynn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brunswick (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.08 sq. miles and a water area of 8.18 sq. miles. Glynn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Brunswick (GNIS ID: 2403944) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brunswick is located within Brunswick Division of Glynn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brunswick population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brunswick: Carrs Field, Port City.

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Brunswick, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 15,288
Population in Households 14,623
Population in Familes 11,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 665
Population Density1 895
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 5,741
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,087 (29.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,654 (52.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,249 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $99,718
Average Home Value $129,861


Median Household Income $25,048
Average Household Income $35,174
Per Capita Income $13,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.45%
Households -0.07% 0.44%
Families -0.3% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brunswick, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brunswick to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 89th
Population Density1 # 185 71st
Diversity Index2 # 82 87th
Median Household Income # 600 4th
Per Capita Income # 577 8th

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