Brentwood, Tennessee is a town with approximately 42,000 residents. Families with children are commonplace, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 38, skew younger than most cities in Tennessee. Just 10% of residents rent in Brentwood, as most own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,758 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $883.
Brentwood has a large number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 15% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 28% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Brentwood residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, scientific, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 13% of residents work in management, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $146K, second-highest in the state, Brentwood workers are generally well-compensated for their efforts. Brentwood's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Brentwood has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Few residents walk to work.