Brewster, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,000.
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
Males: 931  (46.6%)
Females: 1,069  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

61.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02631.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,298 (it was $40,815 in 2000)
Brewster:

$63,298
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,113 (it was $24,350 in 2000)

Brewster CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $515,571 (it was $228,800 in 2000)
Brewster:

$515,571
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $752,704; detached houses: $735,003; townhouses or other attached units: $995,082

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,014.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brewster: 121.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.3%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Brewster, MA (2010)
    • 1,92096.0%White alone
    • 301.5%Asian alone
    • 241.2%Hispanic
    • 130.7%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Brewster, Massachusetts as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brewster is 2,109 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Brewster by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(19.4)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(50.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.2)
14
(141.5)
9
(91.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
2
(20.3)
2
(20.2)
2
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(29.1)
18
(177.2)
16
(159.9)
17
(169.1)
19
(192.8)
18
(182.2)
13
(131.3)
7
(71.2)
11
(112.6)
19
(190.3)
15
(151.7)
8
(80.8)
22
(223.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(514.4)
25
(246.1)
35
(349.7)
79
(785.8)
53
(537.9)
59
(597.2)
47
(474.7)
50
(508.9)
38
(389.1)
39
(390.7)
27
(273.1)
22
(222.3)
10
(101.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(1,252)
99
(974.6)
87
(869.2)
168
(1,671)
166
(1,685)
159
(1,609)
117
(1,182)
78
(793.9)
75
(768.0)
62
(621.1)
71
(718.0)
76
(768.1)
55
(559.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(9.7)
3
(29.5)
7
(69.9)
7
(69.6)
5
(50.7)
5
(50.6)
4
(40.4)
4
(40.7)
2
(20.5)
5
(50.1)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
2
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)111.1101.996.8164.2153.7193.2116.084.9123.197.395.2175.6149.9

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City-data.com crime index in Brewster, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: American (19.8%), English (19.7%), Irish (14.7%), Italian (10.4%), British (6.2%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1803

Elevation: 39 feet

Land area: 3.85 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

Brewster, Massachusetts map

116 residents are foreign born (4.2% Europe).

This place:

5.2%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,743 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,040 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (44.9 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (207.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Orleans, MA (2.1 miles ),
East Dennis, MA (2.1 miles ),
East Harwich, MA (2.2 miles ),
Harwich, MA (2.3 miles ),
Harwich Center, MA (2.3 miles ),
Northwest Harwich, MA (2.4 miles ),
South Dennis, MA (2.5 miles ),
Dennis, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 70.08 W

Area codes: 774, 508

Distribution of median household income in Brewster, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brewster, MA in 2017
Brewster satellite photo by USGS

Brewster tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 105 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 1998: 110 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 1999: 119 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2000: 95 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2001: 75 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $314,800
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $274,200
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $421,100
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $341,500
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $334,000
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $335,200
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $334,900
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $334,900
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $334,900
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $334,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Brewster, MA residents
Average permit cost in Brewster, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Brewster, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Brewster, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.2%)
  • Religious workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Brewster, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Brewster-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from Brewster center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 203.3 miles away from Brewster center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnstable County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brewster topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brewster:

  • BREWSTER MANOR NURSING RET HOME (873 HARWICH RD)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF BREWSTER (873 HARWICH ROAD)
  • PLEASANT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (383 SOUTH ORLEANS ROAD)

located in Brewster:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewster:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 15 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 49 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 49 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 52 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bristol Community College (about 54 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Stonehill College (about 56 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 59 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)

Private high school in Brewster:

  • LATHAM SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 1646 MAIN ST, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brewster:

  • EDDY ELEMENTARY (Students: 254, Location: 2298 MAIN STREET, Grades: 3-5)
  • STONY BROOK ELEMENTARY (Location: 384 UNDERPASS ROAD, Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Brewster:

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Library in Brewster:

  • BREWSTER LADIES' LIBRARY ASSOC. (Operating income: $633,872; Location: 1822 MAIN STREET; 53,820 books; 19 e-books; 3,227 audio materials; 3,805 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 173 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brewster: Ellis Landing (A), Breakwater Landing (B), Old Higgins Windmill (C), Brewster Fire Department Station 1 (D), Drummer Boy Museum (E), Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Brewster: Captains Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Foster Cemetery (1), Brewster Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Schoolhouse Pond (A), Myricks Pond (B), Freemans Pond (C), Cobbs Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Ellis Landing Beach (A), Town Beach (B), Saints Landing Beach (C), Robbins Hill Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fire Museum (1439 Main Street), Brewster Historical Society Museum (Route 6A), Character Building Company Consultant (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 359 Yankee Drive).

Hotels: Bramble Inn & Restaurant (RR 6 Box A), Brewster Green Resort (Vri) (203 Lund Farm Way), Pepper House Inn (2062 Main), Ocean Edge - Resort & Golf Club (Route 6A).

Court: Frederick Court Development Corporation (141 Brewster Apt 101).

Birthplace of: Isaac Sears - Politician.

Barnstable County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BREWSTER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 35,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-19-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-19-2006)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.0%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
39 people in residential schools for people with disabilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Brewster in 2000:

  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Brewster (2011 data):

  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: Brewster Branch at 2745 Main Street, branch established on 1969/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Route 6 Branch at Route 6 And Underpass Road, branch established on 1976/06/14. 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

For population 15 years and over in Brewster:

Marital status in Brewster, MA
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Brewster:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brewster
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brewster, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
Here:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Barnstable County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
This county:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Brewster:

28.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.8%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brewster:

16.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brewster:

38.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

46.6%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Brewster:

72.3%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brewster, MA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)
Businesses in Brewster, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewster:

  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewster:

  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCDJ (102.3 FM; TRURO, MA; Owner: TRURO WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WKKL (90.7 FM; WEST BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Brewster:

  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Brewster fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brewster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brewster)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brewster, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brewster)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 401AD , Serial Number: 154-74, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Iain A Day, 122 South Pond Dr, Brewster, MA 02631
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34HP , Serial Number: 3449155, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin W Deruyter, 315 Cranview Rd, Brewster, MA 02631
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87106 , Serial Number: 154-74, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Iain A Day, 122 South Pond Dr, Brewster, MA 02631

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$380,74794$271,0389$212,28047$325,075
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$298,0631$2,5101$341,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$298,0639$354,4381$135,3005$357,486
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$010$322,6590$03$337,733
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$220,2830$01$252,130

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$276,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brewster, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brewster, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 106 took place in 2006, and the least - 13 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brewster, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.4%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brewster, MA
    • 50253.4%Structure Fires
    • 28830.6%Outside Fires
    • 798.4%Other
    • 717.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brewster, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brewster, MA
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brewster, MA
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brewster compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Brewster on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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