Brewer, ME


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Living in Brewer

Brewer is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 9,232 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brewer is the 24th largest community in Maine.

Unlike some cities, Brewer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brewer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brewer is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brewer who work in office and administrative support (14.87%), sales jobs (10.91%), and management occupations (9.91%).

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 18.17 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Brewer citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.08% of adults in Brewer have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Brewer in 2010 was $28,960, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,840 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 French , Irish, German, and French Canadian.

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