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Brunswick is a town in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.

The community was named for the elector of Brunswick, who became England's King George I

The latitude of Brunswick is 43.914N. The longitude is -69.965W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 21,172.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$40,402
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brunswick demographic reports
Brunswick is on the Androscoggin River
Land was purchased by a group of Bostonians in 1714. Once a lumber town, with as many as 25 saw mills
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1993 movie, "The Man Without a Face"
Well-known residents have included:
· Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival - Aug. 30- Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brunswick web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Midcoast Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Pejepscot Museum, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, Skolfield-Whittier House, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Colleges and universities: Bowdoin College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brunswick demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04011 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Brunswick residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brunswick ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brunswick was $20,322, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

35% of Brunswick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Brunswick festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Brunswick include Federal Street Historic District, Lincoln Street Historic District, Pennellville Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brunswick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $491.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,111.


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Libraries in Brunswick include Brunswick - Curtis Memorial Library, Harpswell - Cundys Harbor Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brunswick include Times Record

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Traffic

The average commute time for Brunswick workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brunswick between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Brunswick include Brunswick Travelodge, Captain Daniel Stone Inn, Comfort Inn Brunswick, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Inn & Suites Brunswick, Maineline Motel Brunswick, Parkwood Inn, Super 8 Motel, Travelers Inn, Viking Motor Inn.

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