Brentwood, California Population 2020

67,144

Brentwood is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 67,144, it is the 136th largest city in California and the 562nd largest city in the United States. Brentwood is currently growing at a rate of 2.55% annually and its population has increased by 30.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,481 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Brentwood has a population density of 4,519 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brentwood is $118,140 with a poverty rate of 6.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,047 per month, and the median house value is $543,900. The median age in Brentwood is 39.8 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Brentwood Demographics

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

  • White: 63.89%
  • Asian: 10.73%
  • Two or more races: 8.72%
  • Black or African American: 7.82%
  • Other race: 7.59%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.57%
The current population of Brentwood, California is 67,144, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 63,800.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,481.

Brentwood, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,61763.89%
Asian6,48710.73%
Two or More Races5,2728.72%
Black or African American4,7267.82%
Some Other Race4,5887.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native4140.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3420.57%

Brentwood Population Pyramid 2020

Brentwood Median Age

39.8


Total

38.7


Male

41.1


Female

Brentwood Adults

There are 44,467 adults, (8,915 of whom are seniors) in Brentwood.

Brentwood Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brentwood Sex Ratio

Female

31,229

51.66%

Male

29,217

48.34%

Brentwood Households and Families

Brentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female53%47%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5433.0875.2
Married12,7943.4982
Non Family3,8201.3968.1
Female2,0563.5653
Male8733.3858.8

3.41

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brentwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3613.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,4213.62%
High School Graduate7,88620.07%
Some College11,58129.47%
Associates Degree4,50011.45%
Bachelors Degree8,90822.67%
Graduate Degree3,6439.27%

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,28222,6678,212
Hispanic7,7266,1621,201
Asian4,0713,7031,730
Other Race2,9512,273226
Black2,7562,604832
Multiple Races1,8461,698627
Native American24524545
Islander18114246

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,399$74,071$45,367
Less Than High School$22,042$38,426$13,722
High School Grad$36,536$47,830$30,188
Some College$53,466$73,015$36,416
Bachelors Degree$81,782$100,882$61,734
Graduate Degree$92,525$105,475$87,939

$59,399

Average Earnings

$74,071

Average Male

$45,367

Average Female

Brentwood Language

Brentwood Language by Age

Brentwood Language

76.08% of Brentwood residents speak only English, while 23.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.62% of the population.

Brentwood Poverty

Brentwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,2031,36410.33%
White32,2761,1773.65%
Black4,72480917.13%
Other4,58764614.08%
Multiple5,24756410.75%
Asian6,4863014.64%
Native414327.73%
Islander34282.34%

6.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.22%

Male Poverty Rate

7.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Black, with 17.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Islander, with 2.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.25%
High School8.01%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.33%
Female Unemployed14.47%
Female Employed4.74%
Male Employed2.71%

Brentwood Income

Brentwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$103,771$118,140
Families$115,800$128,901
Married Families$123,943-
Non Families$41,161$63,760

Brentwood Marital Status

Brentwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brentwood Married by Age and Sex

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

Brentwood Veterans

3,755

Number of Veterans

3,284

Male Veterans

471

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,090
First Gulf War897
Second Gulf War735
Korea327
World War II279
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,158
75+1,084
65 to 74809
55 to 64583
18 to 34121
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9949.96%
Hispanic4965.38%
Black2708.25%
Asian1854.04%
Other1353.85%
Hawaiian11764.64%
2 or More542.15%

$Brentwood Veterans by Education

2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brentwood Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brentwood Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.71%

Born in California

85.22%

Native Born

14.78%

Foreign Born

4.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.22% of Brentwood residents were born in the United States, with 64.71% having been born in California. 4.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202067,1441,6722.55%
201965,4721,6722.62%
201863,8001,5292.46%
201762,2711,6722.76%
201660,5991,7743.02%
201558,8251,9313.39%
201456,8941,9513.55%
201354,9431,4202.65%
201253,5238061.53%
201152,7179061.75%
201051,81128,5098.32%
200023,30215,73911.91%
19907,5633,1295.48%
19804,4341,7855.29%
19702,6494631.94%
19602,1864572.37%
19501,7290.00%