Brunswick County is located in southern Virginia. The County Seat is Lawrenceville and the largest city is Lawrenceville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.brunswickco.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,498 and the 2010 census population was 17,432. The land area is 566.17 square miles and there are 30.8 persons per square mile.
42.2% of the population is White, 56.1% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 71.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $105,600, there are 5,826 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,060, the median household income is $36,293, and 24% of the persons in Brunswick County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,137. Retail sales (in $1000) were $74,581, and sales per capita were $4,203. The percentage of black-owned firms is 38.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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