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The City of Brewster had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brewster is located at latitude 39.363 and longitude -101.3771 in Thomas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brewster (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Thomas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,428 feet.

The City of Brewster (GNIS ID: 2393413) 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.

The City of Brewster is located within Township of West Hale, a minor civil division (MCD) of Thomas 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: Hastings.

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


Total Population 307
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,189
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $88,571
Average Home Value $110,833


Median Household Income $53,118
Average Household Income $81,683
Per Capita Income $32,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.07%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families 0.72% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewster to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 365 46th
Population Density1 # 192 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 251 63rd
Median Household Income # 216 68th
Per Capita Income # 56 92nd

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