Brentwood, California Population 2021

65,902
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Brentwood is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 65,902, it is the 137th largest city in California and the 579th largest city in the United States. Brentwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 28.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,481 in 2010. Brentwood reached it's highest population of 65,902 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Brentwood has a population density of 4,435 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brentwood is $127,885 with a poverty rate of 5.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,156 per month, and the median house value is $580,500. The median age in Brentwood is 40 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Brentwood Demographics

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

  • White: 63.33%
  • Asian: 10.68%
  • Black or African American: 8.62%
  • Other race: 8.24%
  • Two or more races: 7.85%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
The current population of Brentwood, California is 65,902, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 63,760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,481.

Brentwood, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,23863.33%
Asian6,61810.68%
Black or African American5,3428.62%
Some Other Race5,1038.24%
Two or More Races4,8677.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native4520.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3410.55%
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Brentwood Population by Race

Brentwood Population Pyramid 2021

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Brentwood Median Age

40


Total

38.8


Male

41


Female

Brentwood Adults

There are 45,565 adults, (9,279 of whom are seniors) in Brentwood.

Brentwood Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brentwood Sex Ratio

Female

31,887

51.46%

Male

30,074

48.54%

Brentwood Population by Age

Brentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female61.2%38.8%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,9063.177.2
Married12,9673.5583.7
Non Family3,8681.3368.1
Female2,2943.5161.2
Male7773.2961.3

3.44

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Brentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3953.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,4873.69%
High School Graduate7,83819.46%
Some College11,83129.38%
Associates Degree4,38410.89%
Bachelors Degree9,43023.41%
Graduate Degree3,9099.71%
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Brentwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,18022,5598,347
Hispanic8,0116,3011,159
Asian4,3324,0602,151
Black3,3053,1651,230
Other Race3,0312,183202
Multiple Races1,6421,488491
Islander23318821
Native American23020244

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.65%.

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,871$75,980$47,342
Less Than High School$22,429$38,063$14,530
High School Grad$39,545$51,007$31,319
Some College$51,555$69,625$33,951
Bachelors Degree$85,662$101,991$62,427
Graduate Degree$95,822$108,375$91,576

$61,871

Average Earnings

$75,980

Average Male

$47,342

Average Female

Brentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brentwood Language by Age

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Brentwood Language

75.77% of Brentwood residents speak only English, while 24.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.08% of the population.

Brentwood Language

Brentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,2101,3549.53%
White32,3451,1833.66%
Other5,10176815.06%
Black5,34170713.24%
Multiple4,8432905.99%
Asian6,6181912.89%
Native4074611.30%
Islander341102.93%

5.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.72%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Other, with 15.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Asian, with 2.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.22%.

Brentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.12%
High School7.79%
Some College4.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.75%
Female Employed4.44%
Female Unemployed3.51%
Male Employed2.40%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,994$127,885
Families$120,736$138,828
Married Families$130,776-
Non Families$49,306$70,862
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Income by Household Type

Brentwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brentwood Married by Age and Sex

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Brentwood 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.

Brentwood Marital Status by Race

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Brentwood Marital Status

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3,846

Number of Veterans

3,322

Male Veterans

524

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam950
First Gulf War904
Second Gulf War811
World War II278
Korea276

Brentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,207
75+1,139
65 to 74708
55 to 64668
18 to 34124

Brentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,17510.49%
Hispanic4935.02%
Black2897.57%
Asian1603.30%
Hawaiian8536.48%
Other741.95%
2 or More632.78%

Brentwood Veterans by Race

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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0.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brentwood Employment by Age

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Brentwood Employment by Race

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Brentwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.20%

Born in California

85.40%

Native Born

14.60%

Foreign Born

4.89%

Non Citizen

9.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.40% of Brentwood residents were born in the United States, with 64.20% having been born in California. 4.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brentwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202165,9027141.10%
202065,1887141.11%
201964,4747141.12%
201863,7601,4952.40%
201762,2651,6942.80%
201660,5711,7753.02%
201558,7961,9423.42%
201456,8541,9383.53%
201354,9161,4082.63%
201253,5087921.50%
201152,7169031.74%
201051,81328,5118.32%
200023,30215,73911.91%
19907,5633,1295.48%
19804,4341,7855.29%
19702,6494631.94%
19602,1864572.37%
19501,7290.00%

Brentwood Population by Year