Brentwood is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,174 people and just one neighborhood, Brentwood is the 161st largest community in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brentwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brentwood is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Brentwood who work in maintenance occupations (18.32%), office and administrative support (12.18%) and sales jobs (11.68%).
Also of interest is that Brentwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Brentwood is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Brentwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.55 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit. In addition, the town is also quite pedestrian-friendly, because many neighborhoods are very dense and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
In Brentwood, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Brentwood is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.