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Brunswick is a town in Maine with a population of 20,517. Brunswick is in Cumberland County and is one of the best places to live in Maine. Living in Brunswick offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brunswick there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Brunswick and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Brunswick are highly rated.

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About Brunswick...
Population
20,517

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$243,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,002
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    14.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    78
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,448.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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