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Brewster, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Brewster had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brewster: Hastings.

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Brewster, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 302
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 264
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 262
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,170
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $54,457
Average Household Income $83,122
Per Capita Income $33,028


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $88,571
Average Home Value $110,833


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.07%
Households -0.23% -0.17%
Families 0.47% -0.22%
Median Household Income   4.13%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

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, 2017 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 # 368 45th
Population Density # 192 72nd
Diversity Index # 225 67th
Median Household Income # 211 69th
Per Capita Income # 62 91st

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