Brewster, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Brewster, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brewster had a population of 455 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Brewster, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 455
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 334
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $53,971
Average Household Income $64,353
Per Capita Income $27,119


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $111,957


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.47% -0.27%
Households -0.48% -0.2%
Families 0.46% -0.45%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   3.94%

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, 2018 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 # 529 42nd
Population Density # 604 33rd
Diversity Index # 175 81st
Median Household Income # 518 43rd
Per Capita Income # 626 31st

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