Brewster, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 17 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -41.4%
Males: (30.8%)
Females: 12  (69.2%)
Median resident age:

68.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 68821

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,879 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Brewster:

$39,879
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,263 (it was $12,840 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $19,398 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Brewster:

$19,398
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $93,733; detached houses: $99,591; mobile homes: $56,818
March 2019 cost of living index in Brewster: 70.5 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: English (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2494 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

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

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Brewster village:

1.4% ($250)
Nebraska:

1.7% ($1,478)

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

Distribution of median household income in Brewster, NE in 2019

Brewster satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%
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 significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 344% greater 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 Brewster 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 the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 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 Brewster center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 412.5 miles away from Brewster center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Milly Bernard - Politician.

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Brewster:

Marital status in Brewster, NE
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 23.3%

For population 25 years and over in Brewster:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 2.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.9
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brewster, NE (based on Blaine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

22.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

22.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

10.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

28.4%
State:

28.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$191
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$955
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,146

Brewster government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($176.47)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($117.65)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($529.41)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($235.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($176.47)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($176.47)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,000 ($529.41)

Brewster government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($411.76)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($58.82)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($117.65)

Brewster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($647.06)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • 395Total average daily traffic
  • 43Total average daily truck traffic
  • 507Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Off Highway 91 (Lat: 41.931583 Lon: -99.871667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN579
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 91 (Lat: 41.931583 Lon: -99.871667), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011
  • 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: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • 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: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • 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: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Erin Hibma, N Loop River Road (Lat: 41.946750 Lon: -99.895722), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 31009 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Regulatoryaffairs@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 91 (Lat: 41.931583 Lon: -99.871667), Type: 106.6, Structure height: 31009 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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: 04/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: Mel Brozak, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BREWSTER, N Loop River Road (Lat: 41.946750 Lon: -99.895722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQTB312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2013, Expiration Date: 12/23/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BREWSTER, Off Highway 91 (Lat: 41.931583 Lon: -99.871667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQUJ208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, 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, N5177H, N-5177H, Serial Number: 17265361, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/25/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Guggenmos, 43772 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Brewster, NE 68821

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brewster, NE
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.0%Wood
  • 20.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brewster, NE
  • 100.0%Electricity


Brewster compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly 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.
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