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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.


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Median household income
Local
$69,198
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brentwood demographic reports
Brentwood is on the San Joaquin delta.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Cornfest - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brentwood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Marsh Creek Trail
Historic sites and museums: East Contra Costa Museum, John Marsh Home

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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21% of Brentwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brentwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $746.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,725.


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Libraries in Brentwood include Brentwood Library ... View libraries

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Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brentwood political report.

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Traffic

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.

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Hotels in Brentwood include Holiday Inn Express.

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