Brewster, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 470 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 207  (44.1%)
Females: 263  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56119.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,273 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Brewster:

$43,273
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,944 (it was $16,263 in 2000)

Brewster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,187 (it was $40,300 in 2000)
Brewster:

$74,187
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,222; Detached houses: $79,715; Mobile homes: $50,891

Median gross rent in 2013: $517.

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  • Races in Brewster, MN (2010)

    Brewster races chart
    • 43692.2%White alone
    • 255.3%Hispanic
    • 61.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Other race alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brewster: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.2%), Norwegian (7.6%), Irish (5.8%), United States (4.8%), Dutch (4.5%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 391 people per square mile   (very low).

Brewster,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Brewster:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brewster city:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $637 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $669 (0.9%)

Brewster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (64.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (139.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (415.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Okabena, MN (2.9 miles) , Worthington, MN (2.9 miles ), Kinbrae, MN (3.0 miles) , Heron Lake, MN (3.1 miles ), Dundee, MN (3.2 miles) , Round Lake, MN (3.3 miles ), Fulda, MN (3.7 miles ), Lakefield, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 95.47 W

Area code: 507

Brewster household income distribution Brewster home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Brewster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brewster, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brewster-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Brewster city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brewster-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Brewster center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Brewster center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nobles County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brewster topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brewster:

  • CROSSROADS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SANFORD WORTHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SANFORD WORTHINGTON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SOUTH SHORE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • HERON LAKE MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HERON LAKE, MN)
  • C C S INC - RIDGEWOOD (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKEFIELD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewster:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 38 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 55 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 67 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 75 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 77 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • South Central College (about 79 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • South Dakota State University (about 79 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Brewster:

  • ROUND LAKE-BREWSTER SECONDARY (Location: 915 4TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Brewster:

  • ROUND LAKE-BREWSTER ELEMENTARY (Location: 915 4TH AVE, Grades: KG-8)

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Notable locations in Brewster: Brewster City Hall (A), Brewster Fire and Rescue Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brewster include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Sacred Heart Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Brewster: Brewster City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Nobles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Brewster (2011 data):

  • Rolling Hills Bank & Trust: Brewster Branch at 224 10th St, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $173.4 mil, headquarters in Atlantic, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Anita Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

Brewster travel time to work - commute Brewster mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brewster city (based on Nobles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6207
Mainline Protestant5,01617
Evangelical Protestant3,91222
Other2452
None6,585-
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: 6
Nobles County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Nobles County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Nobles County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brewster:

52.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brewster:

50.5%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Brewster:

27.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brewster:

21.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brewster:

8.7%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.0%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Brewster:

59.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Brewster:

78.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brewster, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$4,257$51,0845$612
Firefighters 0$0 21$1,173
Streets and Highways 1$3,680$44,1600$0
Electric Power 1$4,258$51,0960$0
Totals for Government 3$12,195$48,78026$1,785

Brewster government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($85.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $268,000 ($570.21)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($234.04)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($108.51)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($91.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($74.47)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($72.34)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($65.96)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($57.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $13,000 ($27.66)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($12.77)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($6.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($42.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $30,000 ($63.83)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($8.51)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($6.38)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($6.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($65.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.38)

Brewster government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $46,000 ($97.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($76.60)
    All Other: $21,000 ($44.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $12,000 ($25.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $10,000 ($21.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($10.64)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($10.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $278,000 ($591.49)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($136.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $68,000 ($144.68)
    All Other: $8,000 ($17.02)
  • Tax - Property: $95,000 ($202.13)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.26)

Brewster government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($104.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $390,000 ($829.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $348,000 ($740.43)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($72.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $42,000 ($89.36)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($31.91)

Brewster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($127.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $637,000 ($1355.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($87.23)

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.45% ($29,378 average AGI)
from Murray County, MN  0.30% ($37,400)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.28% ($27,478)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.63% ($40,906 average AGI)
to Murray County, MN  0.42% ($30,743)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.37% ($24,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewster:

  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewster:

  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOJ (88.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)

TV broadcast stations around Brewster:

  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)

Brewster fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2007 09:33 PM, Sr-60 0300000060, Cr 1, Lat: 43.69958, Lon: -95.47006, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2000 06:50 AM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 3, 1996 03:14 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 309Total average daily traffic
  • 260Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 2 Mi N 1 Mi W On Township Rd (Lat: 43.727194 Lon: -95.483333), Call Sign: KWZ286, Licensee ID: L00057321
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/1999, Expiration Date: 03/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004Registrant: Obermoller Farms Inc, Rt 1 Box 165, Brewster, MN 56119
  • 1 Mi Ne On Hwy 60 Of Worthington 1 Mi N (Lat: 43.660250 Lon: -95.550278), Call Sign: WZE911, Licensee ID: L00113796
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2014Registrant: Gary L Hibma, 35126 230th St, Brewster, MN 56119-1981, Phone: (507) 376-3402, Email:
  • Rural Rt 1 (Lat: 43.687472 Lon: -95.546944), Call Sign: WZU687
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 03/09/2024Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • Lat: 43.695833 Lon: -95.454444, Call Sign: WPYI905
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.612 MHz, 464.812 MHz, 464.687 MHz, 464.800 MHz, 468.712 MHz, 469.687 MHz, 469.800 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Steve StillRegistrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:
  • Th 60 Approx 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 43.720667 Lon: -95.439722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQBR287, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.987 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005, Certifier: Thomas E WalshRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms 730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • 232 6th St (Lat: 43.702306 Lon: -95.462722), Call Sign: WQPJ664
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.662 MHz, 464.662 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/06/2022, Certifier: Troy ThompsonRegistrant: Racom Corp., 201 W State St, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Nw 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Of Section 13 R39w T102n Lorain Twp (Lat: 43.644944 Lon: -95.472222), Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WNTN360
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.718 MHz, 928.718 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2002, Expiration Date: 07/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2012, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: Bv Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • Brewster, Th 60 Approx 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 43.720667 Lon: -95.439722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WPYH767
    Assigned Frequencies: 6630.62 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 08/13/2023, Certifier: David C SavolainenRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, Mn/Dot, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Brewster, Th 60 Approx 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 43.720667 Lon: -95.439722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQEN466
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.62 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2006, Expiration Date: 09/06/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2006, Certifier: Robert J PrudhommeRegistrant: Mn Department Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd., Ms 730, St.Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-8364, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • SVRLB ES, 915 4th Avenue (Lat: 43.697028 Lon: -95.465778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WQGD824
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/18/2006, Expiration Date: 12/18/2016, Certifier: Jeffrey J YouleRegistrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • Brewster, Lat: 43.720667 Lon: -95.439722, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQKH680
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/22/2019, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr.Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro LLP, 1825 Eye St., Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-3042, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • STATION, Nw Corner Of Nw 1/4 Of Sec 13 R39w T102n Lorain Twnshp (Lat: 43.644944 Lon: -95.472222), Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WEF472
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: Great River Energy, 12300 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN 55369, Phone: (763) 445-5560, Fax: (763) 445-6360, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0ORD, Grant Date: 08/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2006, Registrant: Ryan K Figgins, Brewster, MN 56119
  • Call Sign: WD0ATC, Licensee ID: L00214456, Grant Date: 05/05/2010, Expiration Date: 05/29/2020, Registrant: Kay K Voss, 37420 200th St, Brewster, MN 56119

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5177D , Serial Number: 51277, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Cross, 33295 840th St, Brewster, MN 56119
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57061 , Serial Number: T43-5729, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Cross, 33295 840th St, Brewster, MN 56119

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

  • BREWSTER (Address: 906 Third Avenue , Population served: 473, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Brewster, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1579.9 years
William1081.2 years
George872.0 years
Mary786.6 years
Evelyn672.2 years
Clarence678.0 years
Donald570.8 years
Frank578.0 years
Josephine585.6 years
Anna594.6 years
Most common last names in Brewster, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcnab1075.9 years
Johnson971.9 years
Haberman883.3 years
Nelson886.7 years
Baumgard877.1 years
Smith787.1 years
Gunther687.0 years
Obermoller682.2 years
Schmitz576.6 years
Kraft578.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Brewster compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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