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.
Brentwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Brentwood is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brentwood who work in office and administrative support (21.22%), sales jobs (13.56%), and management occupations (6.23%).
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.
One downside of living in Brentwood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.89 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Brentwood is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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: 27.83% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brentwood in 2010 was $26,749, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,996 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 Spanish.