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Brewster is a village in Putnam County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Walter and James Brewster, landowners.
The latitude of Brewster is 41.397N. The longitude is -73.617W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,178.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brewster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10509 ZIP code.
9% of Brewster residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brewster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brewster was $21,865, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Brewster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brewster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $784. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,571.
Libraries in Brewster include Brewster Public Library ... View libraries
Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brewster political report.
The average commute time for Brewster workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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