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Population in 2012: 9,400 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 4,547  (48.4%)
Females: 4,853  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04412.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,029 (it was $36,949 in 2000)
Brewer:

$46,029
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,855

Brewer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,519 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Brewer:

$157,519
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,847; Detached houses: $169,849; Townhouses or other attached units: $397,333; In 2-unit structures: $246,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,026; Mobile homes: $50,891

Median gross rent in 2012: $735.

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  • White alone - 9,199 (97.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 93 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 87 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 34 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.2%)

Races in Brewer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brewer: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.9%), Irish (16.3%), French (13.5%), German (8.6%), United States (7.4%), French Canadian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1812

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 623 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brewer:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brewer city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

182 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Brewer, Maine as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brewer to the number of sex offenders is 324 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,519 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,427 (1.5%)

Brewer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (108.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (206.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (385.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bangor, ME (1.5 miles ), Hampden, ME (2.1 miles ), Veazie, ME (2.1 miles ), Holden, ME (2.1 miles ), Orrington, ME (2.2 miles ), Eddington, ME (2.7 miles ), Hermon, ME (2.8 miles ), Orono, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $66,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.79 N, Longitude: 68.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,164 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,651 (33.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Brewer household income distribution Brewer home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Brewer by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 111012010201
per 100,000 11.011.011.00.010.921.90.011.00.022.00.010.5
Robberies 321231256032
per 100,000 33.121.911.021.832.810.922.055.066.40.031.621.1
Assaults 143641223533
per 100,000 11.043.832.965.543.810.922.022.033.255.031.631.6
Burglaries 291834405726372336372126
per 100,000 319.7197.3373.3436.9623.7284.5406.5253.0398.2406.7221.5274.2
Thefts 240236351340376307381316324273206254
per 100,000 2646.12586.63854.23713.84114.23359.64186.43476.03583.73001.02172.82679.0
Auto thefts 84119671155475
per 100,000 88.243.8120.898.365.776.6120.955.055.344.073.852.7
Arson 100010200101
per 100,000 11.00.00.00.010.90.022.00.00.011.00.010.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 160.4148.8214.2212.2247.3188.3222.3195.9207.6185.4127.5155.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Brewer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Maine average:

1.70

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Brewer, Maine accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -309 (-3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Brewer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from Brewer center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Brewer center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brewer topographic map

Birthplace of: Joshua Chamberlain - Union Army general and Medal of Honor recipient, Thomas Chamberlain - Union Army officer, Fannie Pearson Hardy Eckstorm - Folklorist, Roscoe G. Dickinson - Chemist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brewer:

  • VENCOR HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 240 STATE STREET TWIN CITY PLAZA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BREWER (Nursing Home, 74 PARKWAY SOUTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Brewer:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BANGOR (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BANGOR, ME)
  • CHANDLER BAY HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BANGOR, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Brewer, ME

Airports located in Brewer:

  • Brewer Airport (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 25, Local Ops: 400, Military Ops: 10)

Local government website: www.brewerme.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewer:

  • Husson University (about 4 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 9 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 70 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 108 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 109 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 123 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 158 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high school in Brewer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brewer:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brewer:

  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 14 PARKWAY S; Grades: KG - 11)
  • STILLWATER ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 26 ACME RD; Grades: 3 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Brewer, School District: BREWER

Library in Brewer:

  • BREWER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $218,658; Location: 100 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 37,852 books; 1,635 audio materials; 1,139 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 52 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brewer: Pine Hill Golf Club (A), Brewer Fire Department (B), Clewley Museum (C), Brewer Public Library (D), Brewer Historical Society Building (E), Brewer City Hall (F), Brewer Auditorium (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Twin City Plaza Shopping Center (1), North Brewer Shopping Center (2), Brewer Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brewer include: First United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church of Brewer (B), Second Congregational Church (C), Saint Teresas Catholic Church (D), Saint Patricks Episcopal Church (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Woodland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Sedgeunkedunk Stream (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sedgeunkedunk Stream (A), Felts Brook (B), Eaton Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Brewer: Indian Trail Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Twin City Motor Inn (453 Wilson Street) (1), Brewer Motor Inn (359 Wilson Street) (2), Air-Line Motor Inn (1043 North Main Street) (3), Village Green Motel (359 Wilson Street) (4), Cozy Inn (440 Wilson Street) (5), New Stable Inn The (448 Wilson) (6), Colony Motel (649 North Main Street) (7), Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems - Riverside Inn (43 Whiting Hill Road) (8), Maine Motel Supply Inc (191 South Main) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Penobscot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brewer and their reported violations in the past:

BREWER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8750, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JUL-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-30-2000 to JUN-30-2000)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-15-2000), St Other (MAR-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-30-2000 to JUN-30-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TOWN & COUNTRY MHP (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TOWN & COUNTRY MOTEL (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
  • 30 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
FULLER ROAD TRAILER PARK (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brewer that have no violations reported:

  • RAINBOW TRAILER PARK L&H INVES (Population served: 153, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • BREWER PUBLIC WORKS (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 88.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brewer, ME

People in group quarters in Brewer in 2010:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Brewer in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other group homes

Brewer compared to Maine state average:

Brewer, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with branches in Brewer (2011 data):

  • Bangor Savings Bank: Brewer Branch at 425 Wilson Street, branch established on 1979/09/10. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • People's United Bank: Brewer Branch at 366 Wilson Street, branch established on 1954/05/10. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Brewer Branch at 5 Parkway S, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Brewer Branch at 508 Wilson Street, branch established on 1996/05/08. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Parkway South Branch at 15 Parkway South, branch established on 1979/10/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brewer, Maine:

  • Cozy Inn, 440 Wilson St, Brewer, ME 04412 , Phone: (207) 989-0084
  • Colony Motel, 649 N Main St, Brewer, ME 04412 , Phone: (207) 989-6275
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brewer, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brewer travel time to work - commute


Brewer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brewer city (based on Penobscot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.6%9.9%5.0%4.6%2.5%
Congregations13.6%14.4%10.6%10.6%4.5%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%2.0%1.6%12.0%
Congregations0.8%4.5%2.3%2.3%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Penobscot County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Penobscot County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Penobscot County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Penobscot County:

28.0%
Maine:

25.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$42,932$39,6304$14,085
Other Government Administration 10$49,296$59,1551$4,017
Police Protection - Officers 19$79,473$50,1930$0
Police - Other 2$6,016$36,0960$0
Firefighters 19$69,494$43,8910$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,416
Streets and Highways 19$66,446$41,9660$0
Welfare 1$3,929$47,1480$0
Health 0$0 1$704
Solid Waste Management 1$3,197$38,3640$0
Sewerage 11$36,079$39,3590$0
Parks and Recreation 7$27,069$46,40419$11,929
Water Supply 9$34,325$45,7670$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 192$740,782$46,29925$31,158
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 32$90,719$34,02032$35,672
Local Libraries 4$11,779$35,3375$3,024
Totals for Government 339$1,261,536$44,65688$102,005

Brewer government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,764,000 ($294.04)
    Sewerage: $1,045,000 ($111.17)
    Water Utilities: $617,000 ($65.64)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($15.85)
    General Public Buildings: $88,000 ($9.36)
    General: $69,000 ($7.34)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $14,725,000 ($1566.49)
    General - Other: $3,274,000 ($348.30)
    Sewerage: $1,241,000 ($132.02)
    Regular Highways: $956,000 ($101.70)
    Police Protection: $918,000 ($97.66)
    Water Utilities: $882,000 ($93.83)
    Fire Protection: $849,000 ($90.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $589,000 ($62.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000 ($41.60)
    Financial Administration: $338,000 ($35.96)
    Central Staff Services: $304,000 ($32.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $151,000 ($16.06)
    Libraries: $141,000 ($15.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($14.89)
    Health Services - Other: $119,000 ($12.66)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($9.15)
    Welfare - Other: $28,000 ($2.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,218,000 ($235.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $552,000 ($58.72)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $363,000 ($38.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $148,000 ($15.74)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($4.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($4.79)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($4.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,383,000 ($1530.11)

Brewer government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,181,000 ($232.02)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000 ($39.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $296,000 ($31.49)
    All Other: $270,000 ($28.72)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $32,000 ($3.40)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $6,000 ($0.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $18,000 ($1.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,338,000 ($355.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $580,000 ($61.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $485,000 ($51.60)
    Interest Earnings: $353,000 ($37.55)
    Rents: $268,000 ($28.51)
    Property Sale Other: $104,000 ($11.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,566,000 ($272.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,483,000 ($583.30)
    General Support: $1,293,000 ($137.55)
    All Other: $502,000 ($53.40)
    Highways: $114,000 ($12.13)
    Public Welfare: $45,000 ($4.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $13,469,000 ($1432.87)
    NEC: $173,000 ($18.40)
    Public Utilities: $77,000 ($8.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($2.77)

Brewer government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $712,000 ($75.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $36,964,000 ($3932.34)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,836,000 ($408.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $39,005,000 ($4149.47)
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $712,000 ($75.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,795,000 ($190.96)

Brewer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,061,000 ($219.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,710,000 ($1032.98)

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.18%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($28,576 average AGI)
from Aroostook County, ME  0.36% ($26,056)
from Somerset County, ME  0.34% ($27,144)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Penobscot County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, ME  0.48% ($31,894 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.46% ($39,561)
to Waldo County, ME  0.38% ($34,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewer:

  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WNZS (1340 AM; 1 kW; VEAZIE, ME; Owner: WATERFRONT COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewer:

  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W275AE (102.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBZN (107.3 FM; OLD TOWN, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHSN (89.3 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: HUSSON COLLEGE)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • W218BJ (91.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEB-FM (91.9 FM; ORONO, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUY (102.1 FM; DEXTER, ME; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brewer:

  • WBGR-LP (Channel 33; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: MAINE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLBZ (Channel 2; BANGOR, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)
  • WMEB-TV (Channel 12; ORONO, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W66CL (Channel 66; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAN-LP (Channel 9; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WVII-TV (Channel 7; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFVX-LP (Channel 22; BANGOR, ME; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING III, LLC)
  • W39CC (Channel 39; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W42BZ (Channel 42; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BX (Channel 50; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CG (Channel 54; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brewer, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Brewer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 59 meters (194ft)
Total costs: $168,000
Total average daily traffic: 114,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,195

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brewer, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brewer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Brewer, ME)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brewer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2296A , Serial Number: 22-683, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Cyrus R Currier, 19 Highland Ave, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25PG , Serial Number: 28-7790523, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Goldthwait Vision Care Inc, 5 Camden Ct, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: CRAIG FRANKLIN E GENERIC CL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 521FC , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin E Craig, 49 Getchell St, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: EAVES RICHARD W SUPER CUBY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70SG , Serial Number: 5, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Hayden R Egan, 39 Robinhood Dr, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7854E , Serial Number: 17654, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin E Craig, 49 Getchell St, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8702G , Serial Number: 15062802, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Brewer Flying Club Inc, Po Box 395, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 968VT , Serial Number: 1349, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/2003
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Todd Hachey, 41 Bowdoin Dr, Brewer, ME 04412, Other Owners: James Bradley



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$134,41142$122,786198$127,79829$46,3451$160,00012$94,6677$27,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$133,0008$142,5007$125,8573$16,3330$01$54,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$129,3337$118,14369$142,95714$45,0711$53,00014$92,9296$69,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$138,0000$042$140,1673$122,6670$01$72,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$126,6670$00$00$01$46,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0041.00 , 0042.00, 0043.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$142,2507$152,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$71,0002$154,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$152,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0041.00 , 0042.00, 0043.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Brewer


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brewer, ME
Businesses in Brewer, ME
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1
Pizza Hut1
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