Brentwood, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Brentwood, California - Basic Facts

The City of Brentwood had a population of 62,764 as of July 1, 2018. Brentwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brentwood is located at latitude 37.9359 and longitude -121.7185 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brentwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of Brentwood (GNIS ID: 2409902) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brentwood is located within East Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brentwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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Brentwood, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 62,764
Population in Households 62,604
Population in Familes 56,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 4,226
Diversity Index2 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $101,190
Average Household Income $121,157
Per Capita Income $38,054

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,380 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,198 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 561 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $489,237
Average Home Value $546,671
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,578
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 15,680
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.43% 1.81%
Households 2.1% 1.66%
Families 2.1% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Brentwood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brentwood to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 152 90th
Population Density # 295 81st
Diversity Index # 504 67th
Median Household Income # 216 86th
Per Capita Income # 451 70th

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