Brentwood is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 9,512 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brentwood is the 119th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs 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 borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brentwood who work in office and administrative support (18.44%), sales jobs (11.17%), and management occupations (8.85%).
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.
In Brentwood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.16 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 Brentwood, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Brentwood is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Brentwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.78% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brentwood in 2010 was $26,714, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,856 for a family of four. However, Brentwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Brentwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Gujarathi.