Brewster Hill, New York

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Brewster Hill, New York
Census-designated place
Location in Putnam County and the state of New York.
Location in Putnam County and the state of New York.
Coordinates: 41°25′22″N 73°36′15″W / 41.42278°N 73.60417°W / 41.42278; -73.60417Coordinates: 41°25′22″N 73°36′15″W / 41.42278°N 73.60417°W / 41.42278; -73.60417
Country United States
State New York
County Putnam
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 617 ft (188 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,089
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (840/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-08092
GNIS feature ID 1867395

Brewster Hill is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the town of Southeast in Putnam County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,089.[1]

Brewster Hill is located on the east side of Tonetta Lake and is east of Interstate 84.


Brewster Hill is located at 41°25′22″N 73°36′15″W / 41.42278°N 73.60417°W / 41.42278; -73.60417 (41.422880, -73.604277).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Brewster Hill has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 11.22%, is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,226 people, 756 households, and 591 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,554.9 per square mile (987.9/km²). There were 777 housing units at an average density of 891.8/sq mi (344.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.50% White, 0.85% African American, 1.35% Asian, 0.40% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77% of the population.

There were 756 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $67,417, and the median income for a family was $69,044. Males had a median income of $48,011 versus $38,073 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,327. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.9% of those over 64.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Brewster Hill CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.