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Brentwood is a city in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after English home of John Marsh, landholder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Brentwood. For links to other places called Brentwood, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Brentwood is 37.931N. The longitude is -121.694W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,234.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brentwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Contra Costa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94561 ZIP code.
13% of Brentwood residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $24,909, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Brentwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Brentwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $746. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,725.
Libraries in Brentwood include Brentwood Library ... View libraries
Contra Costa 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 44 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 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Brentwood include Holiday Inn Express.
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