Brunswick, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Brunswick, Maine - Basic Facts

The Brunswick Census Designated Place had a population of 15,917 as of July 1, 2018. Brunswick ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brunswick is located at latitude 43.9145 and longitude -69.9653 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Brunswick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.51 sq. miles and a water area of 1.55 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Brunswick Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377893) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brunswick Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brunswick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brunswick: Pejebscot, Pejepscot.

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Brunswick, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,917
Population in Households 14,203
Population in Familes 9,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,714
Population Density2 1,097
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $53,299
Average Household Income $71,567
Per Capita Income $32,221


Total Housing Units 7,549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,123 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,657 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 769 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $237,654
Average Home Value $283,360


Total Households 6,780
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 3,535
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.68%
Households 0.52% 0.69%
Families 0.23% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Brunswick, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brunswick to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 11 92nd
Population Density # 19 86th
Diversity Index # 10 93rd
Median Household Income # 42 68th
Per Capita Income # 30 78th

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