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Brunswick, Ohio
Motto(s): 
" 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 January 1, 1815 (1815-01-01) (207 years ago) (unincorporated place)
Incorporated February 1, 1960 (1960-02-01) (62 years ago) (village)
Incorporated October 2, 1960 (1960-10-02) (61 years ago) (city)
Government
 • Type Council-manager
Area
 • Total 13.02 sq mi (33.72 km2)
 • Land 12.98 sq mi (33.62 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
1,171 ft (357 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 34,255
 • Estimate 
(2019)
34,880
 • Density 2,686.38/sq mi (1,037.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44212
Area code(s) 216, 330
FIPS code 39-09680
GNIS feature ID 1056733
Website https://www.brunswick.oh.us/

Brunswick is the largest city in Medina County, Ohio, United States approximately 20 mi (32 km) SW of Cleveland. The population was 34,255 at the 2010 census and estimated at 34,880 as of 2019. 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. 2019 34,880 1.8%
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2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 34,255 people, 12,967 households, and 9,565 families living 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 12,967 households 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 households were one person and 7.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age 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 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

Education

Public education in Brunswick is administered by Brunswick City School District, which operates seven elementary schools, one middle school Brunswick Middle School, and Brunswick High School.

Other schools in the city of Brunswick include St. Ambrose School, a Roman Catholic parochial school serving Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Brunswick has a public library, a branch of Medina County District. Library.

Notable people

  • Natalie Sideserf, Cake artist, star of Texas Cake House
  • Ricky Wysocki, professional disc golfer
  • Pete Kostelnick, ultramarathon runner
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