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Brewster, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Brewster is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Okanogan County at latitude 48.1085 and longitude -119.7722. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 804 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Brewster, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brewster, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Brewster indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Brewster (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brewster: Bruster.

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Brewster, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,365
Population in Households 2,336
Population in Familes 2,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,995
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 538
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $158,796
Average Home Value $238,629


Median Household Income $34,114
Average Household Income $44,332
Per Capita Income $13,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% -0.08%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.13% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brewster, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewster to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 289 54th
Population Density1 # 156 75th
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 582 7th
Per Capita Income # 604 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.