Brunswick, Vermont

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Brunswick, Vermont
Town
Located in Essex County, Vermont
Located in Essex County, Vermont
Location of Vermont in the United States
Location of Vermont in the United States
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 25.5 sq mi (66.0 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 112
 • Density 4/sq mi (1.7/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 112 at the 2010 census.[4] 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.[5]

Geography[edit]

Brunswick is on the eastern side of Essex County, bordering the Connecticut River, which forms the state boundary with New Hampshire. To the south is the town of Maidstone, to the west is Ferdinand, to the northwest is Lewis, and to the north is Bloomfield. To the east, across the Connecticut River, is the town of Stratford, New Hampshire.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Brunswick has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67.3 km2), of which 25.5 square miles (66.0 km2) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), or 2.03%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1790 66
1800 86 30.3%
1810 143 66.3%
1820 124 −13.3%
1830 160 29.0%
1840 130 −18.7%
1850 119 −8.5%
1860 212 78.2%
1870 221 4.2%
1880 193 −12.7%
1890 160 −17.1%
1900 166 3.8%
1910 82 −50.6%
1920 89 8.5%
1930 73 −18.0%
1940 86 17.8%
1950 73 −15.1%
1960 62 −15.1%
1970 45 −27.4%
1980 82 82.2%
1990 92 12.2%
2000 107 16.3%
2010 112 4.7%
Est. 2014 115 [6] 2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Brunswick town, Essex County, Vermont". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ Zind, Steve. "VPR News: Audio Postcard: Brunswick". Retrieved 20 Oct 2011. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 16, 2015.