Brentwood, NY


Highest Appreciating Brentwood Neighborhoods Since 2000

Brentwood, NY Real Estate Data

Brentwood Housing Market Information

With a population of 60,886, 13,882 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $320,843, real estate costs in Brentwood are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive New York communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Brentwood, accounting for 82.22% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Brentwood include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.72%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.57%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.40%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Brentwood. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.76% of Brentwood's homes, and 65.50% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Brentwood's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 67.63% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Brentwood include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 23.82%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 4.44%). There's also some housing in Brentwood built before 1939 ( 4.12%).

Brentwood Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Brentwood over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 26.71% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Brentwood home appreciation rates at 1.43%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.85%.

Over the last year, Brentwood appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Brentwood's appreciation rate has been 4.27%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Brentwood were at 1.43%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.85%.

Relative to New York, our data show that Brentwood's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in New York.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Brentwood differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Brentwood - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Brentwood real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,155,000 0.5
$867,001 - $1,155,000 0.0
$578,001 - $867,000 2.1
$462,001 - $578,000 4.1
$347,001 - $462,000 31.2
$231,001 - $347,000 48.7
$116,001 - $231,000 12.0
$58,001 - $116,000 0.2
$0 - $58,000 1.1

High for NY
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
14.8913743631785 31.0886644219978

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,755 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.76
Renters 31.24
Vacant 6.00

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Brentwood HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.4
1970 - 1999 23.8
1940 - 1969 67.6
1939 or Older 4.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.2
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 10.7
Apt. Complexes 5.6
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.86
1 Bedroom 9.26
2 Bedrooms 8.63
3 Bedrooms 40.85
4 Bedrooms 24.65
5 or more bedrooms 14.74

Brentwood Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
65.35% 3.00% 7 8
* 10 is highest