Brunswick is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 21,836 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Brunswick is the ninth largest community in Maine.
Brunswick real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Brunswick house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Of important note, Brunswick is also a town of artists. Brunswick has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Brunswick’s character.
Also of interest is that Brunswick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.44% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about Brunswick is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Brunswick, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Brunswick is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.88% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brunswick in 2018 was $39,084, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,336 for a family of four. However, Brunswick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brunswick include English, Irish, German, French, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Brunswick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.