Brentwood Community Information
Why Brentwood, CA?
Brentwood is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 58,968 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Brentwood is the 167th largest community in California. Brentwood has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Brentwood, where the median household income is $88,697.
Housing costs in Brentwood are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
A relatively large number of people in Brentwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Brentwood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city's good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Brentwood's overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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Updated: 21st September, 2019 9:17 PM.