Brentwood, NY

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Population

63,115

2.73% growth

Median Age

32.6


Median Household Income

$74,127

6.72% growth

Poverty Rate

12.3%


Number of Employees

31,417

2.84% growth

Median Property Value

$285,500

1.67% growth

About

In 2017, Brentwood, NY had a population of 63.1k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $74,127. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brentwood, NY grew from 61,438 to 63,115, a 2.73% increase and its median household income grew from $69,457 to $74,127, a 6.72% increase.

The population of Brentwood, NY is 66.7% Hispanic or Latino, 17.8% White Alone, and 12.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Brentwood, NY speak a non-English language, and 74.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brentwood, NY are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (215 degrees awarded in 2016) and LIU Brentwood (106 degrees).

The median property value in Brentwood, NY is $285,500, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Brentwood, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Brentwood, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Brentwood, NY employs 31.4k people. The largest industries in Brentwood, NY are Manufacturing (5,228 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,412 people), and Retail Trade (4,026 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($62,162), Utilities ($55,781), and Information ($47,652).

Median household income in Brentwood, NY is $74,127. Males in Brentwood, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Brentwood, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,127

2017 value

± $3,599

6.72%

1 Year Growth

± 7.21%

Households in Brentwood, NY have a median annual income of $74,127, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,457 in 2016, which represents a 6.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brentwood, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1460.01

  2. Census Tract 1456.05

  3. Census Tract 1461.06

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brentwood, NY was Census Tract 1460.01 with a value of $90,083, followed by Census Tract 1456.05 and Census Tract 1461.06, with respective values of $82,750 and $80,682.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brentwood, NY (7.61k out of 61.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    5,729 ± 591

  2. White

    4,233 ± 493

  3. Other

    1,502 ± 326

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brentwood, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

31.4k

2017 Value

± 1,325

2.84%

1 Year growth

± 5.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brentwood, NY grew at a rate of 2.84%, from 30.5k employees to 31.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brentwood, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,007 people), Production Occupations (3,925 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,143 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brentwood, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brentwood, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,007 people), Production Occupations (3,925 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,143 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brentwood, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.43 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.15 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.78 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brentwood, NY, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($76,953), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,085), and Legal Occupations ($70,455).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

31.4k

2017 Value

± 1,325

2.84%

1 Year growth

± 5.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brentwood, NY grew at a rate of 2.84%, from 30.5k employees to 31.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brentwood, NY, are Manufacturing (5,228 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,412 people), and Retail Trade (4,026 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brentwood, NY, though some of these residents may live in Brentwood, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Brentwood, NY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (5,228 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,412 people), and Retail Trade (4,026 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brentwood, NY has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.82 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.7 times), and Manufacturing (1.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brentwood, NY, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($62,162), Utilities ($55,781), and Information ($47,652).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.8% of the population of Brentwood, NY has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 5.87% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.463% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Brentwood, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Brentwood, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New York in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.2%

Uninsured

45.8%

Employer Coverage

21.3%

Medicaid

5.87%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

0.463%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brentwood, NY declined by 18.2% from 18.6% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brentwood, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Brentwood, NY is home to a population of 63.1k people, from which 74.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Brentwood, NY residents were born outside of the country (26.5k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Brentwood, NY is composed of 42.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (66.7%), 11.2k White Alone residents (17.8%), 7.87k Black or African American Alone residents (12.5%), 1.03k Asian Alone residents (1.64%), 512 Two or More Races residents (0.811%), 414 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.656%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Brentwood, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Brentwood, NY was 32.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Brentwood, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Brentwood, NY residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    26.5k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Brentwood, NY residents (26.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brentwood, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

74.8%

2017 Citizenship

73.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 74.8% of Brentwood, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Brentwood, NY was 73.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    42.1k ± 2.98k

  2. White Alone

    11.2k ± 1.11k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    7.87k ± 1.08k

In 2017, there were 3.75 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (42.1k people) in Brentwood, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.2k White Alone and 7.87k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Brentwood, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Brentwood, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Brentwood, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Brentwood, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    406 ± 135

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    287 ± 117

  3. Korea

    158 ± 88

Brentwood, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Brentwood, NY awarded 321 degrees. The student population of Brentwood, NY is skewed towards women, with 79 male students and 381 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brentwood, NY are White (177 and 55.1%), followed by Black or African American (64 and 19.9%), Hispanic or Latino (44 and 13.7%), and Unknown (23 and 7.17%).

The largest universities in Brentwood, NY by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Suffolk BOCES (215 and 67%) and LIU Brentwood (106 and 33%).

The most popular majors in Brentwood, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (215 and 67%), Elementary Education & Teaching (26 and 8.1%), and Social Work (26 and 8.1%).

The median tuition costs in Brentwood, NY are $34,352 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 215 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Brentwood, NY was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Brentwood, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 215 degrees awarded

  2. 106 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$34,352

Median Private

In 2016, the Brentwood, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Eastern Suffolk BOCES with 215 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

41

Degrees Awarded to Men

280

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 41 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brentwood, NY, which is 0.146 times less than the 280 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    177 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    44 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Brentwood, NY were to White students. These 177 degrees mean that there were 2.77 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 64 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brentwood, NY was $285,500 in 2017, which is 1.31 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $280,800 to $285,500, a 1.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Brentwood, NY is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Brentwood, NY have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Brentwood, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$74,127

Median Household Income

± $3,599

13.6k

Number of Households

± 785

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.6k households in Brentwood, NY grew to $74,127 from the previous year's value of $69,457.

The following chart displays the households in Brentwood, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$285,500

2017 Median

± $4,490

$280,800

2016 Median

± $3,766

In 2017, the median property value in Brentwood, NY grew to to $285,500 from the previous year's value of $280,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brentwood, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brentwood, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Brentwood, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brentwood, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%

2017 Homeownership

71.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.8% of the housing units in Brentwood, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brentwood, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brentwood, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brentwood, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brentwood, NY have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.54% of the workforce in Brentwood, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.7%

  2. Carpooled

    16.1%

  3. Public Transit

    3.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Brentwood, NY was Drove Alone (75.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.1%) and those who Public Transit (3.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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