Brent 64 Below average
Brent Livability #691 ranked city in Florida#18,887 ranked city in the USARanks better than 35% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Brent Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Brent Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Florida
8614% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Brent cost of living
F Brent Crime Total crime is 55% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,90457% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2657% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Brent crime
F Brent Employment Household income is 22% lower than Florida
Median household income
$38,12131% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,45045% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%12% higher than the US average
Brent employment
D- Brent Housing Home value is 54% lower than Florida
Median home value
$76,30059% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$83212% lower than the US average
Home ownership
50%21% lower than the US average
Brent real estate or Brent rentals
D Brent Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
44%10% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Brent K-12 schools
D- Brent User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Brent
Overall user rating
50% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in Brent, FL

      Brent, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 22,319 residents. Individuals of White (56%) and Black or African American (34%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. Brent tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 29 is far below the national average.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Brent could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. The best areas in Brent and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, weather, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      Brent, FL receives 68/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #652 in Florida and #12,914 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we know that Brent ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and weather (B+). On a more negative note, Brent does not have favorable ranks for the following: crime (F), education (D), employment (F) and housing (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Brent, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Brent. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Brent are affordable. The median home price for Brent homes is $76,300, which is 54.3% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Brent, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2, which is 41.2% lower than the Florida average.

      Brent transportation information

      Average one way commute19min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work65.8%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.8%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home20.5%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Brent, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).