Brunswick, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brunswick, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Brunswick had a population of 15,689 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 15,689
Daytime Population: Workers 12,426
Daytime Population: Residents 8,989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,415
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 15,019
Population in Familes 11,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 670
Population Density2 919
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $27,497
Average Household Income $40,651
Per Capita Income $16,368


Total Housing Units 7,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,078 (29.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,805 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,265 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $92,319
Average Home Value $127,369


Total Households 5,883
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,555
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.84%
Households 0.29% 0.81%
Families 0.13% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Brunswick, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brunswick to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 88th
Population Density # 171 73rd
Diversity Index # 82 87th
Median Household Income # 583 7th
Per Capita Income # 544 13th

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