Brewster, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brewster, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Brewster had a population of 2,318 as of July 1, 2016. Brewster ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brewster is located at latitude 48.1085 and longitude -119.7722 in Okanogan County. 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. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Brewster (GNIS ID: 2409903) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brewster is located within Brewster-Wakefield Division of Okanogan County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brewster: Bruster.

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Brewster, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,318
Population in Households 2,289
Population in Familes 2,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,956
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 685
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 527
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (48.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $156,667
Average Home Value $183,984


Median Household Income $35,161
Average Household Income $46,637
Per Capita Income $14,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.34%
Households -0.32% -0.29%
Families -0.24% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 292 54th
Population Density1 # 151 76th
Diversity Index2 # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 580 8th
Per Capita Income # 609 3rd

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