Brentwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,057 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brentwood is the 97th largest community in Missouri.
Brentwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Brentwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Brentwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brentwood is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brentwood who work in business and financial occupations (16.69%), sales jobs (15.28%), and management occupations (12.54%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.58% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Brentwood. 67.82% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brentwood in 2010 was $47,876, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,504 for a family of four.
Brentwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brentwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brentwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brentwood include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Brentwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.