Brewster, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 17 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -41.4%
Males: 11  (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  62.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68821

Estimated median household income in 2013: $13,688 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Brewster:

$13,688
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,278 (it was $12,840 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $23,326 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Brewster:

$23,326
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,549; Detached houses: $127,396; Mobile homes: $59,397
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Brewster: 73.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (37.5%), Swedish (25.0%), German (12.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2494 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 196 people per square mile   (very low).

Brewster, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Brewster:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 2.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brewster village:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 33.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $203
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $214 (1.7%)

Brewster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (181.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (183.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (627.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dunning, NE (3.8 miles) , Halsey, NE (4.6 miles) , Anselmo, NE (4.7 miles) , Taylor, NE (5.3 miles ), Merna, NE (5.6 miles ), Sargent, NE (5.7 miles ), Thedford, NE (6.0 miles ), Broken Bow, NE (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.94 N, Longitude: 99.87 W

Area code: 308

Brewster household income distribution Brewster home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+31.8%).

Average climate in Brewster, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brewster-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Brewster village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1975, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brewster-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 572.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.0 miles away from Brewster center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.8 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 159.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from Brewster center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 344.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brewster topographic map

Birthplace of: Milly Bernard - Politician.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewster:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 95 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 107 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 128 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 148 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 162 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Chadron State College (about 172 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 182 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

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Notable locations in Brewster: Uncle Bucks Campground (A), Blaine County Sheriffs Office (B), Brewster City Police (C), Blaine County Courthouse (D), Blaine County Rescue Squad (E), Brewster Rural Fire District (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

UNCLE BUCKS LODGE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 83.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Brewster compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

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 village (based on Blaine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2403
Mainline Protestant862
Other--
None152-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 1
Blaine County:

22.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

22.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

28.4%
Nebraska:

28.0%
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 0$0 1$551
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$110
Totals for Government 0$0 2$661

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($176.47)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($176.47)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($117.65)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($58.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($294.12)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($352.94)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($117.65)
    NEC: $1,000 ($58.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($705.88)

9.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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


9.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewster:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewster:

  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Brewster:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 91 (Lat: 41.931583 Lon: -99.871667), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191111, , 40 LONE STREET
  • Erin Hibma, N Loop River Road (Lat: 41.946750 Lon: -99.895722), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 31009 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Erin Hibma, N Loop River Road (Lat: 41.946750 Lon: -99.895722), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 31009 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Erin Hibma, N Loop River Road (Lat: 41.946750 Lon: -99.895722), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 31009 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • MILBURN DAM, 1/2 Mi East Of Milburn Rd Near Middle Loop River (Lat: 41.756889 Lon: -99.773278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQCZ669
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2005, Expiration Date: 06/30/2015, Certifier: Mel Brozak
    Registrant: Satel-West, 10680 S. De Anza Blvd. Ste. D, Cupertino, CA 95014, Phone: (408) 973-1740, Fax: (408) 973-1589, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5177H , Serial Number: 17265361, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Guggenmos, 43772 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Brewster, NE 68821

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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