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Brewer, ME
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Brewer profile


Living in Brewer



Brewer is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 9,666 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brewer is the 24th largest community in Maine.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Brewer spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.61 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Brewer is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.31% of adults in Brewer have a college degree.

The per capita income in Brewer in 2018 was $28,949, which is lower middle income relative to Maine, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,796 for a family of four. However, Brewer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Brewer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brewer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brewer include English, Irish, French, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Brewer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.