Brewster, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,162. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,158 (-0.2% change)
Males: 1,226 (56.7%), Females: 936 (43.3%)

Putnam County

Zip code: 10509

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $42,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $172,200 (year 2000)

Races in Brewster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.4%)
  • Hispanic (32.1%)
  • Other race (11.7%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), Italian (15.3%), German (10.3%), English (6.0%), United States (4.9%), Polish (4.1%).

Elevation: 395 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brewster

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brewster village

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

32.2% Foreign born (27.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +524 (+32.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brewster:

  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER (about 6 miles; CARMEL, NY)
  • FOUR WINDS (about 11 miles; KATONAH, NY)
  • DANBURY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; DANBURY, CT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brewster:

  • DANBURY MUNI (about 11 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 24 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 24 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brewster:

  • STORMVILLE (about 14 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)
  • CANDLELIGHT (about 17 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 6Y2)
  • CANDLELIGHT FARMS (about 17 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 11N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewster:

  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DANBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 19 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 22 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • SUNY WESTCHESTER COMMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; VALHALLA, NY; FT enrollment: 6,730)
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; NORWALK, CT; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY (about 26 miles; WEST POINT, NY; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 26 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)

Schools

Public high school in Brewster:

  • BREWSTER HS (Students: 1,155; Location: 50 FOGGINTOWN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brewster:

  • HENRY H. WELLS MS (Students: 887; Location: 570 RT 312; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY ES (Students: 597; Location: 31 FOGGINTOWN RD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • C.V. STARR IS (Students: 592; Location: 20 FARM-TO-MARKET RD; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • GARDEN STREET SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 20 GARDEN ST; Grades: KG – 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Brewster:

  • ST LAWRENCE O TOOLE SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 11 EASTVIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GREEN CHIMNEYS SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: CALLER BX 719 PUTNAM LK RD; Grades: UG – UG)
  • MELROSE SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 120 FEDERAL HILL ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Brewster:

  • BREWSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $235,083; Location: 79 MAIN STREET; 23,977 books; 910 audio materials; 2,746 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)