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Brentwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Brentwood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.784 and longitude -73.2522. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The formal official name is the Brentwood Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brentwood, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Brentwood indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brentwood: Modern Times.

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Brentwood, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 61,140
Population in Households 59,833
Population in Familes 48,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,307
Population Density1 5,568
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 13,721
Average Household Size 4.36
Family Households 11,434
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 14,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,450 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,271 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 634 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $289,856
Average Home Value $441,325


Median Household Income $74,713
Average Household Income $85,842
Per Capita Income $19,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families 0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 412 65th
Per Capita Income # 1108 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.