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Brewster
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Brewster is a suburb of New York City with a population of 2,228. Brewster is in Putnam County. Living in Brewster offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Brewster and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Brewster are highly rated.

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About Brewster...
Population
2,228

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$274,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,288
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    213.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    27%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    3%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    national  12%

Working in Brewster

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,850
National
$62,843

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