Brentwood North median real estate price is $5,046,402, which is more expensive than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Brentwood North is currently $5,497, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.6% of the neighborhoods in California.
Brentwood North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.
Brentwood North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Brentwood North neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Brentwood North has a 10.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.7% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (6.5%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Los Angeles, the Brentwood North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
A majority of the adults in the Brentwood North neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Brentwood North neighborhood is wealthier than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Brentwood North neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 81.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Brentwood North neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.6% of neighborhoods in America.
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Brentwood North neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods.
In the Brentwood North neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 27.0% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
The Brentwood North neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 71.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Did you know that the Brentwood North neighborhood has more Russian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 7.0% have Iranian ancestry.
Brentwood North is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Brentwood North neighborhood in Los Angeles are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.7% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Brentwood North neighborhood, 71.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.0%), and 2.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Brentwood North neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Persian, Polish, Spanish and Portuguese.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Brentwood North neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian (15.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report English roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irania ancestry (7.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 16.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Brentwood North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (62.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.