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Brewster, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Brewster had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2017. Brewster ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brewster is located at latitude 43.6972 and longitude -95.4645 in Nobles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brewster (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nobles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Brewster (GNIS ID: 2393412) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brewster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brewster: City of Brewster, Hersey.

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Brewster, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 460
Daytime Population: Workers 197
Daytime Population: Residents 199
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 460
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $50,991
Average Household Income $61,297
Per Capita Income $25,678


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $110,185


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.38% -0.13%
Households -0.34% -0.2%
Families 0.73% -0.29%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Brewster, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewster to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 522 42nd
Population Density # 598 34th
Diversity Index # 182 80th
Median Household Income # 574 37th
Per Capita Income # 670 26th

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