Brewer, Maine Population 2022

9,710
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Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. With a 2020 population of 9,710, it is the 13th largest city in Maine and the 4214th largest city in the United States. Brewer is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,672 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Brewer has a population density of 637 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brewer is $64,652 with a poverty rate of 13.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $873 per month, and the median house value is $167,600. The median age in Brewer is 40.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Brewer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brewerwas:

  • White: 97.25%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brewer, Maine is 9,710 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,672.

Brewer, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Brewer Population by Race

Brewer Population Pyramid 2022

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Brewer Median Age

40.2


Total

37.1


Male

43.7


Female

Brewer Adults

There are 6,996 adults, (1,570 of whom are seniors) in Brewer.

Brewer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewer Sex Ratio

Female

4,569

50.62%

Male

4,457

49.38%

Brewer Population by Age

Brewer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brewer Household Types

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brewer Households and Families

2.96

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Brewer Households by Type

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Brewer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brewer Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Brewer Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,133

Average Earnings

$36,895

Average Male

$31,117

Average Female

Brewer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewer Language by Age

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Brewer Language

94.39% of Brewer residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Brewer Language

Brewer Poverty by Race

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13.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewer is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewer is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.71%.

Brewer Poverty

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Brewer Poverty Rate by Education

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Brewer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewer Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Brewer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewer Married by Age and Sex

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Brewer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brewer Marital Status by Race

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Brewer Marital Status

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426

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Brewer Veterans by War

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Brewer Veterans by Age

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Brewer Veterans by Race

Brewer Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewer Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brewer Employment by Age

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Brewer Employment by Race

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Brewer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.67%

Born in Brewer

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Brewer residents were born in the United States, with 75.67% having been born in Maine. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brewer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Brewer Population by Year