Brewster, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brewster, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brewster had a population of 2,430 as of July 1, 2016. Brewster ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brewster is located at latitude 41.399 and longitude -73.6149 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brewster (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Village of Brewster (GNIS ID: 2391557) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Brewster is located within Town of Southeast, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brewster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brewster: Brewsters Station, Brewster's Station.


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Brewster, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,430
Population in Households 2,397
Population in Familes 1,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 5,202
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 864
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 458
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (19.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (70.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $309,091
Average Home Value $296,676
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,118
Average Household Income $61,398
Per Capita Income $22,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.14%
Households 0.04% 0.07%
Families -0.17% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brewster, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewster to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 552 54th
Population Density1 # 133 89th
Diversity Index2 # 64 95th
Median Household Income # 790 34th
Per Capita Income # 1027 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.