Brentwood, California Population 2022

66,854
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Brentwood is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 66,854, it is the 139th largest city in California and the 618th largest city in the United States. Brentwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 3.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64,292 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Brentwood has a population density of 4,499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brentwood is $127,885 with a poverty rate of 5.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,215 per month, and the median house value is $610,000. The median age in Brentwood is 40 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Brentwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brentwoodwas:

  • White: 60.64%
  • Asian: 10.47%
  • Two or more races: 9.63%
  • Black or African American: 9.20%
  • Other race: 8.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.65%
The current population of Brentwood, California is 66,854 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 64,292.

Brentwood, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,20960.64%
Black or African American5,7969.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native4090.65%
Asian6,59610.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4500.71%
Some Other Race5,4878.71%
Two or More Races6,0669.63%
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Brentwood Population by Race

Brentwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Brentwood Median Age

40.9


Total

39.9


Male

41.7


Female

Brentwood Adults

There are 46,615 adults, (9,451 of whom are seniors) in Brentwood.

Brentwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brentwood Sex Ratio

Female

32,841

52.12%

Male

30,172

47.88%

Brentwood Population by Age

Brentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Male66.2%33.8%
Female54.7%45.3%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4103.0878.6
Married13,3043.5885.9
Male7983.4466.2
Female2,1353.4254.7
Non Family4,1731.2369.7

3.46

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Brentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1972.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,5253.74%
High School Graduate8,00019.60%
Some College11,22727.51%
Associates Degree4,38710.75%
Bachelors Degree9,89424.24%
Graduate Degree4,58811.24%
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Brentwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,4514,1462,410
Black3,5673,4281,679
White22,84822,1998,536
2+ Races2,4232,123578
Native American20117836
Hispanic8,4896,9021,476
Other Race3,0352,335241
Islander271236

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.15%.

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,651$76,834$47,468
Less Than 9th Grade$21,781$25,478$18,936
High School Graduate$40,899$42,345$36,433
Some College$51,262$72,703$36,045
Bachelors Degree$91,712$105,865$66,968
Graduate Degree$86,599$89,554$85,377

$63,651

Average Earnings

$76,834

Average Male

$47,468

Average Female

Brentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brentwood Language by Age

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Brentwood Language

75.00% of Brentwood residents speak only English, while 25.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.30% of the population.

Brentwood Language

Brentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3784511.90%
Hispanic15,2131,3088.60%
Multiple6,0443726.15%
Black5,7943195.51%
White31,7901,5364.83%
Asian6,5962283.46%
Islander450112.44%
Other337NaN%

5.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Native, with 11.90% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.49%.

Brentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.51%
High School6.41%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.77%
Male Unemployed18.02%
Female Employed3.72%
Female Unemployed3.66%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,298$128,528
Families$120,775$140,139
Married Families$132,779-
Non Families$51,107$71,893
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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

55.0%

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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3,981

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War871
First Gulf War1,056
Vietnam854
Korea310
World War II262

Brentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34159
35 to 541,319
55 to 64786
65 to 74567
75+1,150

Brentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,05810.33%
Black47510.86%
Asian1472.91%
Islander9028.30%
Other Race862.37%
2+ Races1253.76%
Hispanic5375.19%

Brentwood Veterans by Race

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6%

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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64.73%

Born in Brentwood

85.75%

Native Born

14.25%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

9.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.75% of Brentwood residents were born in the United States, with 64.73% having been born in California. 4.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brentwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19501,7290.00%
19602,1864572.37%
19702,6494631.94%
19804,4341,7855.29%
19907,5633,1295.48%
200023,30215,73911.91%
201051,48128,1798.25%
201152,7621,2812.49%
201254,0431,2812.43%
201355,3241,2812.37%
201456,6051,2812.32%
201557,8861,2812.26%
201659,1671,2812.21%
201760,4481,2812.17%
201861,7291,2812.12%
201963,0101,2812.08%
202064,2921,2822.03%
202165,5731,2811.99%
202266,8541,2811.95%

Brentwood Population by Year