Brentwood, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brentwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Brentwood Census Designated Place had a population of 61,752 as of July 1, 2016. Brentwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brentwood is located at latitude 40.784 and longitude -73.2522 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Brentwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Brentwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389235) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brentwood Census Designated Place is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brentwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Brentwood, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61,752
Population in Households 60,460
Population in Familes 49,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,292
Population Density1 5,631
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 13,812
Average Household Size 4.38
Family Households 11,497
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 14,438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,414 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,398 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $306,749
Average Home Value $320,007


Median Household Income $71,641
Average Household Income $83,877
Per Capita Income $19,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.22%
Households 0.18% 0.21%
Families 0.1% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brentwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brentwood to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 99th
Population Density1 # 116 90th
Diversity Index2 # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 434 64th
Per Capita Income # 1150 4th

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