Brewer, ME Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,059 housing units in Brewer. This represents a 7.4% growth from 3,780 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,409 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 650 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Brewer is about 61.1%. Brewer's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.3%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Brewer were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom15.90%
Two Bedrooms27.20%
Three Bedrooms37.40%
Four Bedrooms14.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$89,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$422

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage44.40%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.6%