Brewster

A picturesque coastal town located on Cape Cod Bay, just a 90-minute drive from Boston.

Welcome to Brewster

A picturesque coastal town located on Cape Cod Bay, just a 90-minute drive from Boston. During the summer, the town's population triples as visitors flock to enjoy its stunning beaches, natural beauty, cultural events, and recreational activities. Brewster is renowned for its commitment to the environment, with over 325 acres of bay-facing beaches and marshlands, more than 80 freshwater ponds, and a thriving aquaculture program that produces award-winning drinking water and delicious oysters.
 
Brewster offers an array of activities for visitors and residents, including world-class golf courses, tennis and pickleball courts, dog parks, and Nickerson State Park, which boasts 1,900 acres of trails and ponds. The town actively engages its community through volunteer service on town committees and input on town plans and projects. Brewster also has a rich history, celebrated through its museums and landmarks, including a windmill, blacksmith shop, historic grist mill, and the Brewster Historic Society's museum. The town hosts several festivals throughout the year, including the popular Brewster in Bloom and Brewster for the Holidays events. Come experience Brewster's natural beauty, rich history, and community spirit, and discover why it's one of Cape Cod's most beloved destinations.

Overview for Brewster, MA

10,282 people live in Brewster, where the median age is 59 and the average individual income is $58,730. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,282

Total Population

59 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,730

Average individual Income

Around Brewster, MA

There's plenty to do around Brewster, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

18
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dancing Spoons A GoGo Food Truck, ACK Gioia, and Sea Howl Bookshop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.77 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.69 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.42 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Beauty 4.35 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brewster, MA

Brewster has 4,605 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brewster do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,282 people call Brewster home. The population density is 484.276 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,282

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

59

Median Age

47.76 / 52.24%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,605

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$58,730

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Brewster, MA

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Brewster. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
4/5
Stony Brook Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
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