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Brentwood, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Brentwood had a population of 42,347 as of July 1, 2016. Brentwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brentwood is located at latitude 35.993 and longitude -86.7743 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brentwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 41.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Brentwood (GNIS ID: 2403919) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Brentwood is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson 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, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,347
Population in Households 41,998
Population in Familes 39,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 349
Population Density1 1,028
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 13,702
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 11,809
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,432 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $522,291
Average Home Value $578,907


Median Household Income $134,271
Average Household Income $181,926
Per Capita Income $59,812
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 2.45%
Households 1.92% 2.31%
Families 1.7% 2.28%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brentwood to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 16 96th
Population Density1 # 65 85th
Diversity Index2 # 140 67th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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