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 15,210 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Brunswick is the 76th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Brunswick isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brunswick are a mix of both white- and blue-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 food service (11.56%), office and administrative support (10.78%), and maintenance occupations (10.70%).
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Brunswick is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.98% of adults 25 and older in Brunswick have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brunswick in 2018 was $24,399, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,596 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 35.69% 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 French.