Brewster, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,739

Brewster is a city located in Barnstable County Massachusetts. Brewster has a 2024 population of 1,739. Brewster is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 29.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,347 in 2020.

The average household income in Brewster is $132,375 with a poverty rate of 7.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brewster is 62.4 years, 60.8 years for males, and 65.7 years for females.

Brewster Demographics

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

  • White: 94.54%
  • Two or more races: 4.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
446.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
29.1% (392)
The current population of Brewster, Massachusetts is 1,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,347.

Brewster, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,64494.54%
Two or more races854.89%
Black or African American100.58%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brewster Population by Race

Brewster Population Pyramid 2024

Brewster Median Age

62.4

Total

60.8

Male

65.7

Female

Brewster Adults

There are 1,536 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in Brewster.

Brewster Age Dependency

119.3

Age Dependency Ratio

93.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewster Sex Ratio

Female85449.11%
Male88550.89%

Brewster Population by Age

Brewster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8611.9880.819.2
Married4962.4892.77.3
Non Family3481.2262.937.1
Male173.181000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.5

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brewster 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

Brewster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brewster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Brewster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,563

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$44,395

Average Female

Brewster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brewster Language

93.96% of Brewster residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.12% of the population.

Brewster Language

Brewster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,575865.46%
Multiple793746.84%
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7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewster is Multiple, with 46.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewster is White, with 5.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 4.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.87%.

Brewster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater11.46%
Some College6.68%
High School
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Brewster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed5.47%
Female Unemployed
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Brewster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brewster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brewster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brewster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brewster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

120

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Brewster Veterans by War

count

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Brewster Veterans by Age

count

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Brewster Veterans by Race

Brewster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brewster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brewster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brewster 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

42.04%

Born in Brewster

92.98%

Native Born

7.02%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.98% of Brewster residents were born in the United States, with 42.04% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brewster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,739
20231,739
20221,73932923.33%
20211,410634.68%
20201,347-290-17.72%
20191,637-120-6.83%
20181,757-128-6.79%
20171,885-203-9.72%
20162,088-192-8.42%
20152,280-26-1.13%
20142,306-25-1.07%
20132,331-48-2.02%
20122,379883.84%
20112,29129114.55%
20102,000
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Brewster Population by Year