Brentwood, Tennessee Population 2021

43,215
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Brentwood is a city located in Williamson County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 43,215, it is the 18th largest city in Tennessee and the 902nd largest city in the United States . Brentwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 16.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,060 in 2010. Spanning over 41 miles, Brentwood has a population density of 1,052 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brentwood is $219,628 with a poverty rate of 2.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,085 per month, and the median house value is $655,400. The median age in Brentwood is 41.7 years, 41 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Brentwood Demographics

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

  • White: 88.10%
  • Asian: 7.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brentwood, Tennessee is 43,215 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,215.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,060.

Brentwood, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,36188.10%
Asian3,0987.31%
Two or More Races8602.03%
Black or African American8151.92%
Some Other Race2350.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.09%
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Brentwood Population by Race

Brentwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Brentwood Median Age

41.7


Total

41


Male

42.3


Female

Brentwood Adults

There are 29,703 adults, (5,723 of whom are seniors) in Brentwood.

Brentwood Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Brentwood Sex Ratio

Female

21,264

50.14%

Male

21,143

49.86%

Brentwood Population by Age

Brentwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brentwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female84.7%15.3%
All91.4%8.6%
Male93.5%6.5%
Married94.7%5.3%

91.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brentwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8993.0491.4
Married10,9793.3894.7
Non Family1,9631.1275.7
Female7563.0884.7
Male2013.293.5

3.32

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Brentwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2240.84%
9th to 12th Grade2691.01%
High School Graduate1,9027.13%
Some College2,78910.46%
Associates Degree1,1834.44%
Bachelors Degree11,79344.22%
Graduate Degree8,50831.90%
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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
White22,76922,45717,331
Asian1,9821,9261,708
Hispanic1,1731,056687
Black503495399
2+ Races247247178
Other Race12412437
Native American2720

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.18%.

Brentwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$91,081$123,690$48,311
Less Than 9th Grade$$120,374$33,682
High School Graduate$43,767$46,908$38,125
Some College$44,026$57,614$30,982
Bachelors Degree$89,320$123,520$44,042
Graduate Degree$126,362$162,463$70,491

$91,081

Average Earnings

$123,690

Average Male

$48,311

Average Female

Brentwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brentwood Language by Age

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Brentwood Language

89.95% of Brentwood residents speak only English, while 10.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.34% of the population.

Brentwood Language

Brentwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,5475901.66%
Asian3,0982447.88%
Multiple85913115.25%
Black811577.03%
Hispanic1,995291.45%
Other2282711.84%

2.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.65%

Male Poverty Rate

3.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brentwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Multiple, with 15.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brentwood is Hispanic, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.85%.

Brentwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.60%
High School4.25%
Some College3.82%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.15%
Male Unemployed10.07%
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed0.85%

Brentwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brentwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$168,688$219,628
Families$184,125$236,979
Married Families$189,183-
Non Families$63,262$106,261
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Income by Household Type

Brentwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

67.1%

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 55-64, 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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1,541

Number of Veterans

1,454

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam716
First Gulf War327
Second Gulf War201
Korea126
World War II68

Brentwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74550
75+427
35 to 54297
55 to 64183
18 to 3484

Brentwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4505.48%
Asian472.17%
Black447.71%
Hispanic272.08%

Brentwood Veterans by Race

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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0.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brentwood Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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38.28%

Born in Brentwood

90.90%

Native Born

9.10%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

5.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.90% of Brentwood residents were born in the United States, with 38.28% having been born in Tennessee. 3.48% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,2152160.50%
202042,9992160.50%
201942,7832160.51%
201842,567-59-0.14%
201742,6262200.52%
201642,4067221.73%
201541,6847491.83%
201440,9359382.35%
201339,9979782.51%
201239,0199332.45%
201138,0868812.37%
201037,20513,7604.73%
200023,4457,0533.64%
199016,3926,9615.68%
19809,4318,33123.97%
19701,1001,0008.32%
19401000.00%

Brentwood Population by Year