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Brentwood is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after a place in Essex, England.
The latitude of Brentwood is 40.781N. The longitude is -73.246W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 53,917.
Brentwoos is the site of Pilgrim State Hospital, once the world's largest mental institution; now known as Pilgrim Psychiatric Center.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brentwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11725 ZIP code.
5% of Brentwood residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brentwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brentwood was $15,833, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Brentwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brentwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $821. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,587.
Libraries in Brentwood include Brentwood Public Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brentwood political report.
The average commute time for Brentwood workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brentwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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