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Brunswick, Ohio
City
Motto: " Working Together To Create A Community Of Excellence "
Location of Brunswick, Ohio
Location of Brunswick, Ohio
Location of Brunswick in Medina County
Location of Brunswick in Medina County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Medina
Founded 1960
Incorporated February 1, 1960 (village)
Incorporated October 2, 1960 (city)
Area
 • Total 12.96 sq mi (33.57 km2)
 • Land 12.92 sq mi (33.46 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 1,171 ft (357 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 34,255
 • Estimate (2014) 34,402
 • Density 2,651.3/sq mi (1,023.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44212
Area code(s) 216, 330
FIPS code 39-09680
GNIS feature ID 1056733
Website http://www.brunswick.oh.us/

Brunswick (/ˈbrʌnzwk/ or /ˈbrʌnswk/) is the largest city in Medina County, Ohio, United States. The population was 34,255 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cleveland Metropolitan Area.

History

Brunswick was laid out in 1815, and named randomly in a naming contest.

On June 23, 2014 a tornado hit Brunswick, and the tornado was rated a high-end EF1 or EF2.

Geography

Brunswick is located at 41°14′39″N 81°49′42″W / 41.24417°N 81.82833°W / 41.24417; -81.82833 (41.244051, -81.828360).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.96 square miles (33.57 km2), of which 12.92 square miles (33.46 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 11,725
1970 15,852 35.2%
1980 27,645 74.4%
1990 28,230 2.1%
2000 33,388 18.3%
2010 34,255 2.6%
Est. 2015 34,689 1.3%
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2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 34,255 people, 12,967 households, and 9,565 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,651.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,023.7/km2). There were 13,600 housing units at an average density of 1,052.6 per square mile (406.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 1.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 12,967 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 39.1 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 33,388 people, 11,883 households, and 9,280 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,662.3 people per square mile (1,028.0/km²). There were 12,251 housing units at an average density of 976.9/sq mi (377.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.09% White, 0.74% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 11,883 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,288, and the median income for a family was $62,080. Males had a median income of $42,675 versus $27,882 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,937. About 3.2% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.


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