Brunswick, GA

Brunswick profile

Living in Brunswick

Brunswick is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,256 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Brunswick is the 60th largest community in Georgia.

Brunswick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Brunswick is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brunswick who work in maintenance occupations (12.19%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and food service (8.82%).

Brunswick is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Brunswick citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.94% of adults 25 and older in Brunswick have a college degree.

The per capita income in Brunswick in 2018 was $21,199, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,796 for a family of four. However, Brunswick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Brunswick also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Brunswick is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brunswick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brunswick residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Brunswick include Irish, English, German, African, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Brunswick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.