Brewster, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Brewster, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brewster had a population of 2,437 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Brewster, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,437
Population in Households 2,404
Population in Familes 1,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 5,217
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $56,473
Average Household Income $68,449
Per Capita Income $24,725


Total Housing Units 961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (14.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 726 (75.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $325,472
Average Home Value $328,777


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.16%
Households 0.04% 0.07%
Families -0.16% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 2018 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 # 550 54th
Population Density # 133 89th
Diversity Index # 68 94th
Median Household Income # 713 40th
Per Capita Income # 980 18th

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