Brewster, New York

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Population in 2019: 2,337 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 1,456  (62.3%)
Females: 881  (37.7%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 10509.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,752 (it was $42,750 in 2000)
Brewster:

$55,752
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,004 (it was $21,865 in 2000)

Brewster village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $277,210 (it was $170,600 in 2000)
Brewster:

$277,210
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $416,812; detached houses: $435,410; townhouses or other attached units: $324,183; in 2-unit structures: $381,767; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $360,827; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,228; mobile homes: $80,740

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,485.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brewster: 147.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brewster, NY (2019)
    • 1,46166.0%Hispanic
    • 57025.7%White alone
    • 1014.6%Black alone
    • 512.3%Two or more races
    • 482.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Brewster, New York as of April 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brewster is 383 to 1.


Crime rates in Brewster by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.8)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(330.3)
7
(332.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(299.5)
1
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(141.6)
6
(284.9)
1
(47.9)
1
(41.6)
2
(83.1)
3
(127.2)
2
(85.1)
1
(42.8)
2
(86.2)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(660.7)
7
(332.4)
5
(239.5)
8
(333.2)
9
(373.8)
10
(424.1)
6
(255.4)
9
(385.1)
9
(387.8)
14
(599.8)
8
(337.4)
5
(213.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(47.2)
3
(142.5)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.1)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index134.5111.116.816.220.825.919.678.333.643.334.68.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brewster, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.36
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (7.6%), American (3.7%), Irish (2.9%), Hungarian (2.2%), Albanian (2.1%), African (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 395 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 4,912 people per square mile   (average).

Brewster, New York map

1,058 residents are foreign born (43.2% Latin America).

This village:

47.7%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,514 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,702 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (8.1 miles , pop. 74,848).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (40.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Southeast, NY (0.8 miles ),
Brewster Hill, NY (1.4 miles ),
Peach Lake, NY (1.8 miles ),
Carmel Hamlet, NY (1.9 miles ),
North Salem, NY (2.2 miles ),
Lake Carmel, NY (2.2 miles ),
Heritage Hills, NY (2.4 miles ),
Carmel, NY (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 73.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +927 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 140 (11.5%)

Area code: 845

Distribution of median household income in Brewster, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brewster, NY in 2019
Brewster satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +524 (+32.0%).
Most common industries in Brewster, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (16.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Private households (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Brewster, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21.1%)
  • Carpenters (8.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)

Average climate in Brewster, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.51
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brewster-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Brewster village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brewster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 180.7 miles away from Brewster center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 215.6 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 213.9 miles away from Brewster center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 333.2 miles away from Brewster center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Brewster 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 Putnam County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brewster topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brewster:

  • PUTNAM CO DOH NURSNG SVCS CHHA (1 GENEVA ROAD)
  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER CHHA (614 CLOCK TOWER COMMONS)
  • PUTNAM RIDGE (46 MT EBO ROAD NORTH)

Amtrak station near Brewster:

  • 20 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Brewster:

  • 20 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewster:

  • Western Connecticut State University (about 9 miles; Danbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • United States Military Academy (about 18 miles; West Point, NY; FT enrollment: 5,651)
  • Norwalk Community College (about 23 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 23 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 23 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 25 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 25 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high school in Brewster:

Private high school in Brewster:

  • GREEN CHIMNEYS SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 400 DOANSBURG RD, Grades: 2-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brewster:

Private elementary/middle school in Brewster:

  • MELROSE SCHOOL (Students: 78, Location: 120 FEDERAL HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Brewster

Library in Brewster:

  • BREWSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $346,021; Location: 79 MAIN STREET; 26,351 books; 2,814 audio materials; 5,051 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brewster: Brewster Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Brewster Public Library (B), Brewster Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brewster include: Grace Assembly of God (A), Iglesia Pentecostal Unida (B), First Baptist Church of Brewster (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Saint Lawrence O'Toole Church (E), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (F), Brewster Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bel Aire Motel (Route 22).

Birthplace of: Laura Branigan - (1957-2004), singer, Willis Stephens - Politician, Chris Palmer (American football) - Football coach, John C. McCloy - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, McLain Ward - Olympic equestrian and Grand Prix Rider, Ava Fabian - Film actor.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BUCHANAN VILLAGE (Address: 1689 Route 22 , Population served: 2,200, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BREWSTER VILLAGE (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Sodium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Sodium. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2005)
BREWSTER HEIGHTS (Address: 1 MAIN STREET , Population served: 698, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2013)
LAS MANANITAS (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RRACIS (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
JAIPORE ROYAL RESTAURANT (Address: 218 Route 22 , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BERKSHIRE APARTMENTS (Address: 72 MAIN ST , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 67 regular monitoring violations
KELLYS CORNER (Address: 16 Eastview Avenue , Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BLACKBERRY HILL (Address: 1 MAIN STREET , Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DREWVILLE MART, INC. (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BREWSTER WOODS CONDOMINIUM (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIRCH HILL ACRES (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA FRONTERA (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUESTAR ASSESSMENT, INC. (Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PUTNAM BRIGHT SMILES (Address: 2410 Route 6 , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAHRI ESTATE LLC (Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERCHANTS SQUARE (Address: 24 BLACKBERRY DRIVE , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ON THE BORDER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

53.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
29 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Brewster in 2000:

  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Brewster (2011 data):

  • The Mahopac National Bank: Southeast Branch, Brewster Branch, at 1441 Route 22. Info updated 2010/12/14: Bank assets: $881.7 mil, Deposits: $684.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Tompkins Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Brewster Branch at 50 Main Street, branch established on 1964/01/13; Brewster Branch at 1511 Southway 22, A&P, Lakeview Plaza, branch established on 1975/09/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PCSB Commercial Bank: Pcsb Commercial Bank at 2477 Route 6, branch established on 2002/06/14. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $29.7 mil, Deposits: $22.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Putnam County Savings Bank: at 2477 Route 6, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $956.4 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Brewster Branch at 1515 Route 22; Ste D1, branch established on 1963/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Brewster Branch at Lakeview Plaza, 1525 Route 22, branch established on 1978/10/20. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Brewster Branch at Route 22 Lakeview Plaza, branch established on 1971/03/15. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Brewster:

Marital status in Brewster, NY
  • Never married: 47.7%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Brewster:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.6
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brewster
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brewster, NY (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,4209
Mainline Protestant4,01723
Other1,5887
Evangelical Protestant1,20814
Orthodox1452
None51,332-
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: 31
Putnam County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Putnam County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Putnam County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
This county:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

6.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

24.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.7%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brewster:

46.1%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brewster:

43.8%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.5%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brewster, NY Residents
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 5$28,845$69,2281$1,336
Judicial and Legal 2$8,129$48,7741$1,908
Financial Administration 1$4,749$56,9885$9,507
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,284
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 17$32,383
Totals for Government 8$41,723$62,58529$47,418

Brewster government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $31,000 ($13.26)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($12.84)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($9.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($4.28)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.57)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,105,000 ($472.83)
    Water Utilities: $746,000 ($319.21)
    General - Other: $527,000 ($225.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000 ($152.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000 ($144.20)
    Police Protection: $314,000 ($134.36)
    Libraries: $296,000 ($126.66)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($73.17)
    Parking Facilities: $64,000 ($27.39)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($20.11)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($11.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000 ($9.41)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($8.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $770,000 ($329.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($3.85)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,522,000 ($651.26)

Brewster government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $724,000 ($309.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($111.68)
    Parking Facilities: $153,000 ($65.47)
    Other: $16,000 ($6.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $531,000 ($227.21)
    Other: $38,000 ($16.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $478,000 ($204.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($12.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($2.14)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,222,000 ($522.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($46.64)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($5.13)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - Property: $1,071,000 ($458.28)
    Other License: $130,000 ($55.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $28,000 ($11.98)

Brewster government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,170,000 ($4779.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,840,000 ($4638.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $445,000 ($190.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($49.21)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $55,000 ($23.53)

Brewster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $792,000 ($338.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($1.71)

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westchester County, NY  2.35% ($73,973 average AGI)
from Dutchess County, NY  0.52% ($61,852)
from Bronx County, NY  0.50% ($75,143)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westchester County, NY  1.49% ($73,041 average AGI)
to Dutchess County, NY  1.06% ($64,559)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($87,502)
Businesses in Brewster, NY
NameCountNameCount
A&P1Home Depot1
AT&T1Honda1
Applebee's1Kohl's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts3Subaru1
FedEx6Subway2
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS6
H&R Block1World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewster:

  • WPUT (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BREWSTER, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewster:

  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brewster:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brewster: John McCloy.

Brewster fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Brewster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • $9,527,000Total costs
  • 19,624Total average daily traffic
  • 588Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,820Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brewster)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brewster, NY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brewster)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Brewster)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$148,8501$377,0704$205,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$168,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$238,203
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$391,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0118.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$243,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$191,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0118.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brewster, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brewster, NY - 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 fire incidents per year is 76. The highest number of reported fires - 134 took place in 2004, and the least - 34 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Brewster, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brewster, NY
    • 56844.0%Structure Fires
    • 39630.7%Outside Fires
    • 25219.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 745.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brewster, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brewster, New York:

  • Heidi's Inn, 1270 Rt 22, Brewster, New York 10509 , Phone: (845) 279-8011, Fax: (845) 279-6117
  • Heidi's Inn, 1270 Rt 22, Brewster, New York 10509 , Phone: (845) 279-8011, Fax: (845) 279-6117
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brewster, New York
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brewster, NY
  • 81.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brewster, NY
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 21.4%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Brewster compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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