Global Diversity

In 2015, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 1,987 North Carolina residents, followed by Germany with 508and India with 271.

When compared to other statesNorth Carolina has a relatively high number of residents that were born in Scotland. In 2015, there were 134 people from Scotland living in North Carolina, approximately 4.96 times more than would be expected based on national averages.Data USA - Geo Map of _        Global Diversity_       in Brunswick County, Nc.png


As of 201597.6% of Brunswick County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93%. In 2014, the percentage of US citizens in Brunswick County, NC was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been growing in that location.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Brunswick County, NC compared to it’s parent geographies.Data USA - Bar Chart of _        Citizenship_       in Brunswick County, Nc.png

Race & Ethnicity

In 2015, there were 7.68 times more White residents (94,135people) in Brunswick County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12,264 Black and 5,620 Hispanic residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Brunswick County, NC as a share of the total population.Data USA - Bar Chart of _        Race & Ethnicity_       in Brunswick County, Nc.png

Non-English Speakers

7,093 of Brunswick County, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Brunswick County, NC was Spanish4.23% of the overall population of Brunswick County, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.24% speak German and 0.22% speak Other Pacific Island, the next two most common languages.

When compared to other counties, Brunswick County, NC has a relatively high number of residents that are native Scandinavianspeakers. In 2015, there were 78 native Scandinavian speakers living in Brunswick County, NC, approximately 1.7 times more than would be expected based on the language’s frequency in the US more broadly.Data USA - Bar Chart of _        Non-English Speakers_       in Brunswick County, Nc.png