Brunswick is a city in southwestern Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The city is located on the north bank of the Potomac River; Loudoun County, Virginia occupies the opposite shore. The population of Brunswick was 5,870 at the 2010 census. Three schools are located in Brunswick: Brunswick Elementary School, Brunswick Middle School, And Brunswick High School.
Brunswick is at 39°18′50″N 77°37′36″W / 39.31389°N 77.62667°W / 39.31389; -77.62667 (39.313908, -77.626732).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.71 square miles (9.61 km), of which 3.27 square miles (8.47 km) is land and 0.44 square miles (1.14 km) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,870 people, 2,155 households, and 1,515 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,795.1 inhabitants per square mile (693.1/km). There were 2,330 housing units at an average density of 712.5 per square mile (275.1/km). The racial makeup was 86.3% White, 7.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.
There were 2,155 households of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.22.
The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,894 people, 1,866 households, and 1,306 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,324.3 people per square mile (895.5/km²). There were 1,957 housing units at an average density of 929.4 per square mile (358.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.09% White, 5.31% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.
There were 1,866 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $46,513, and the median income for a family was $53,232. Males had a median income of $36,304 versus $25,017 for females. The per capita income was $20,685. About 2.5% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.