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The small town of Brewster, Massachusetts is home to slightly less than 2,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (45%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 58, are notably older than most cities in Massachusetts, ranking as the eighth-oldest municipality in the state. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 91% of residents own their homes. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $517 a month, which is $700/month less than the state average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Brewster has a large concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 20% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 38% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are two primary industries in Brewster: scientific and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 13% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of around $86K, Brewster workers take home about the same as the average Massachusetts resident. However, Brewster compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Averaging about 25 minutes, Brewster's commute time is faster than the state average of about 31 minutes. Many residents (28%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number surpasses the national average.
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