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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Brunswick County is located in North Carolina with a population of 122,586. Living in Brunswick County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Brunswick County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Brunswick County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brunswick County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$194,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$883
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Brunswick County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    113.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    23
    40.7
  • Robbery
    18.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    488.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,828.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Brunswick County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,164
National
$55,322

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