Brewer, Maine Population 2024

9,668

Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. Brewer has a 2024 population of 9,668. Brewer is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually but its population has decreased by -0.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,669 in 2020.

The average household income in Brewer is $75,187 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brewer is 39 years, 37.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Brewer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brewer was:

  • White: 94.55%
  • Two or more races: 3.4%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
15.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
634.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.01% (-1)
The current population of Brewer, Maine is 9,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,669.

Brewer, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,10894.55%
Two or more races3283.4%
Other race1431.48%
Black or African American520.54%
Asian20.02%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brewer Population by Race

Brewer Population Pyramid 2024

Brewer Median Age

39

Total

37.5

Male

41.3

Female

Brewer Adults

There are 7,646 adults, (1,814 of whom are seniors) in Brewer.

Brewer Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewer Sex Ratio

Female5,22354.22%
Male4,41045.78%

Brewer Population by Age

Brewer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1562.2657.742.3
Non Family2,0151.2833.966.1
Married1,5243.0291.98.1
Female4063.3842.157.9
Male2113.9967.332.7
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brewer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brewer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brewer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.86%.

Brewer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,729

Average Earnings

$35,098

Average Male

$37,282

Average Female

Brewer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brewer Language

97.59% of Brewer residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Brewer Language

Brewer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,8421,26814.34%
Multiple32117253.58%
Hispanic1438962.24%
Black411741.46%
Other143117.69%
Asian11100%
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15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewer is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewer is Other, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.91%.

Brewer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.58%
High School11.58%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater9.48%
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Brewer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40.37%
Female Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed6.17%
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Brewer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brewer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Brewer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brewer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

595

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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Brewer Veterans by War

count

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Brewer Veterans by Age

count

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Brewer Veterans by Race

Brewer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brewer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brewer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brewer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.23%

Born in Brewer

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Brewer residents were born in the United States, with 72.23% having been born in Maine. 0.48% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,67310.01%
20289,67210.01%
20279,67110.01%
20269,67010.01%
20259,66910.01%
20249,66810.01%
20239,66710.01%
20229,66610.01%
20219,665-4-0.04%
20209,6696737.48%
20198,996-59-0.65%
20189,055-60-0.66%
20179,115400.44%
20169,075-101-1.1%
20159,176-105-1.13%
20149,281-38-0.41%
20139,319-63-0.67%
20129,382-68-0.72%
20119,450-26-0.27%
20109,4764895.44%
20008,987-34-0.38%
19909,02140.04%
19809,017-283-3.04%
19709,3002913.23%
19609,0092,14731.29%
19506,8623525.41%
19406,5101812.86%
19306,3292654.37%
19206,0643977.01%
19105,66783217.21%
19004,83564215.31%
18904,193
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Brewer Population by Year