Brunswick County VA Information


Brunswick County Subdivisions

Brunswick County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 17,583
Population in Households 15,499
Population in Familes 12,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,084
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 6,541
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,626 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,915 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,956 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $89,435
Average Home Value $126,697


Median Household Income $34,221
Average Household Income $43,066
Per Capita Income $16,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.07%
Households 0.64% 0.16%
Families 0.52% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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 County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brunswick County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 87 36th
Population Density1 # 123 9th
Diversity Index2 # 43 69th
Median Household Income # 114 16th
Per Capita Income # 130 4th

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