Brent, Florida Population 2024

24,122

Brent is a city located in Escambia County Florida. Brent has a 2024 population of 24,122. Brent is currently growing at a rate of 2.45% annually and its population has increased by 10.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,816 in 2020.

The average household income in Brent is $53,291 with a poverty rate of 23.73%. The median age in Brent is 25.5 years: 22.9 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Brent Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brent was:

  • White: 52.23%
  • Black or African American: 29.84%
  • Two or more races: 9.41%
  • Other race: 5.14%
  • Asian: 3.14%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
10.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,360.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.57% (2,306)
The current population of Brent, Florida is 24,122 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,816.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,99652.23%
Black or African American6,85529.84%
Two or more races2,1619.41%
Other race1,1815.14%
Asian7213.14%
Native American440.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.05%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brent Population by Race

Brent Population Pyramid 2024

Brent Median Age

25.5

Total

22.9

Male

30

Female

Brent Adults

There are 17,777 adults, (2,778 of whom are seniors) in Brent.

Brent Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brent Sex Ratio

Female10,86247.29%
Male12,10752.71%

Brent Population by Age

Brent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,3722.4448.851.2
Non Family3,2061.2245.554.5
Married2,5013.362.137.9
Female1,4463.6437.162.9
Male2192.723.776.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brent Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9338.04%
Associates Degree9368.07%
Bachelors Degree1,27110.95%
Graduate Degree8647.45%
High School Graduate3,91233.71%
Less Than 9th Grade5865.05%
Some College3,10226.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brent Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,2105,6801,311
Black3,6603,027457
Hispanic870555136
2+ Races701701210
Asian47341988
Other Race46416247
Native American151510
Islander11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Brent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,134$57,829$46,944
Graduate Degree$45,524$51,793$43,839
High School Graduate$32,798$36,226$27,748
Less Than 9th Grade$19,505$24,420$16,217
Overall$35,766$37,244$32,983
Some College$35,932$35,095$37,221

$35,766

Average Earnings

$37,244

Average Male

$32,983

Average Female

Brent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brent Language

87.44% of Brent residents speak only English, while 12.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.63% of the population.

Brent Language

Brent Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,6332,18632.96%
White7,7921,29616.63%
Multiple1,85557230.84%
Hispanic1,73320711.94%
Other1,02717617.14%
Asian503275.37%

23.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.98%

Male Poverty Rate

26.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brent is Black, with 32.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brent is Asian, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.34%.

Brent Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.03%
High School20.36%
Some College13.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%

Brent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.63%
Male Unemployed32.33%
Female Employed9.48%
Male Employed6.87%

Brent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$52,443$60,724
Households$44,053$53,291
Married Families$60,768$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,370$40,595

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brent Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,213

Number of Veterans

1,983

Male Veterans

230

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War817
Vietnam744
Second Gulf War470
Korea192
World War II20

Brent Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74553
35 to 54538
55 to 64519
75+431
18 to 34172

Brent Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,38213.04%
Black71916.17%
2+ Races826.34%
Hispanic604.03%
Asian152.08%
Native American1022.73%
Other Race50.75%

Brent Veterans by Race

Brent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brent Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.31%

Born in Brent

91.92%

Native Born

8.08%

Foreign Born

3.81%

Non Citizen

4.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.92% of Brent residents were born in the United States, with 43.31% having been born in Florida. 3.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brent Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202424,1225772.45%
202323,5455762.51%
202222,9691,2525.77%
202121,717-99-0.45%
202021,816-521-2.33%
201922,3372811.27%
201822,056-705-3.1%
201722,7614421.98%
201622,3193621.65%
201521,957-218-0.98%
201422,17510%
201322,174-688-3.01%
201222,862-367-1.58%
201123,2291,4256.54%
201021,80400%

Brent Population by Year