Brunswick, Vermont

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Brunswick, Vermont
Town
Located in Essex County, Vermont
Located in Essex County, Vermont
Location of Vermont with the U.S.A.
Location of Vermont with the U.S.A.
Coordinates: 44°43′43″N 71°39′40″W / 44.72861°N 71.66111°W / 44.72861; -71.66111Coordinates: 44°43′43″N 71°39′40″W / 44.72861°N 71.66111°W / 44.72861; -71.66111
Country United States
State Vermont
County Essex
Chartered 1761
Settled 1780
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 • Land 25.7 sq mi (66.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 107
 • Density 4.2/sq mi (1.6/km2)
 • Households 40
 • Families 28
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05905
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-10075[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462057[2]

Brunswick is a town in Essex County, Vermont, United States. The town was named after Prince Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand of Brunswick-Lunenburg.[3] The population was 107 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area. Brunswick is home to six mineral springs that made the town a popular resort destination in the 19th century. The land the springs are on is now owned by the Abenaki people.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67.3 km2), of which 25.7 square miles (66.5 km2) is land and 0.3 square mile (0.8 km2) (1.15%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 107 people, 40 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 4.2 people per square mile (1.6/km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 3.5 per square mile (1.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.07% White and 0.93% African American.

There were 40 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $15,833 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,925. There were 23.1% of families and 29.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 48.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile for Brunswick, Vermont". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-09. 
  4. ^ Zind, Steve. "VPR News: Audio Postcard: Brunswick". Retrieved 20 Oct 2011.