Brentwood, MD

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2022 Population
3,782
0.185% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34.1
0.888% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.1%
12.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$78,494
9.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$393,400
16.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brentwood, MD had a population of 3.78k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $78,494. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brentwood, MD grew from 3,775 to 3,782, a 0.185% increase and its median household income grew from $71,645 to $78,494, a 9.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brentwood, MD are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.4%), Other (Hispanic) (32.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (11%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (4.81%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (4.79%).

None of the households in Brentwood, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

73.2% of the residents in Brentwood, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Brentwood, MD was $393,400, and the homeownership rate was 44%.

Most people in Brentwood, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Brentwood, MD was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Brentwood, MD is home to a population of 3.78k people, from which 73.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 36.5% of Brentwood, MD residents were born outside of the country (1.38k people).

In 2022, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.3k people) in Brentwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.23k Other (Hispanic) and 416 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

73.2%
2022 Citizenship
69.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 73.2% of Brentwood, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brentwood, MD was 69.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brentwood, MD
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.3k ± 313
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 319
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    416 ± 111
49.5%
Hispanic Population
1.87k people

In 2022, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.3k people) in Brentwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.23k Other (Hispanic) and 416 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

49.5% of the people in Brentwood, MD are hispanic (1.87k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brentwood, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

36.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people
42.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.6k people

As of 2022, 36.5% of Brentwood, MD residents (1.38k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brentwood, MD was 42.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    18 ± 22
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 19
  3. Korea
    7 ± 16

Brentwood, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brentwood, MD employs 2.03k people. The largest industries in Brentwood, MD are Public Administration (290 people), Construction (289 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (273 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($97,740), Information ($94,583), and Public Administration ($93,553).

Occupations

2.03k
2022 Value
± 276
4.04%
1 Year growth
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brentwood, MD grew at a rate of 4.04%, from 1.95k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brentwood, MD, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (268 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (238 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (232 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brentwood, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.03k
2022 Value
± 276
4.04%
1 Year growth
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brentwood, MD grew at a rate of 4.04%, from 1.95k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brentwood, MD, are Public Administration (290 people), Construction (289 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (273 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brentwood, MD, though some of these residents may live in Brentwood, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,794
Median earning men ± $6,371
$41,197
Median earning women ± $8,804

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,107), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,981), and Construction ($41,845).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($93,229), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,232), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($41,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brentwood, MD was $393,400 in 2022, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $338,400 to $393,400, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Brentwood, MD is 44%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brentwood, MD have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brentwood, MD is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$393,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,035
$569
Median Property Taxes
±$138

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brentwood, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brentwood, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

44%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 44% of the housing units in Brentwood, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.8%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Brentwood, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,494
Median Household Income
± $11,969
1.29k
Number of Households
± 222

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.29k households in Brentwood, MD grew to $78,494 from the previous year's value of $71,645.

The following chart displays the households in Brentwood, MD 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brentwood, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (52%)
  2. Public Transit (26.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.27%)

In 2022, 52% of workers in Brentwood, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (26.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.27%).

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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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brentwood, MD have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% of the workforce in Brentwood, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brentwood, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brentwood, MD have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brentwood, MD (492 out of 3.75k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

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

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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Health

77.9% of the population of Brentwood, MD has health coverage, with 29.9% on employee plans, 27.6% on Medicaid, 7.21% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see 1887 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1826 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1568 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 551 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Prince George's County, MD

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see an average of 1,887 patients per year. This represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1,826 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Prince George's County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.4% under 18 years, 27.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

22.1%
Uninsured
29.9%
Employer Coverage
27.6%
Medicaid
7.21%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brentwood, MD declined by 8.39% from 24.1% to 22.1%.

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

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