Income/capita 117%
Household income 168%
Unemployment 60%
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Income per capita$64,607$26,019$29,829
Median household income$148,340$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$156,026$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,587$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$101,426$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$35,978$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level2.8%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brentwood is 117% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brentwood is 168% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brentwood is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brentwood is 81% lower than the national average

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      Brentwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.8%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services8.4%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services11.7%10.5%
      Public administration2.4%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%1.3%
      Education, health & social services21.7%40.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Belle Meade, TN2,704$195,208252.9%
      Forest Hills, TN4,999$188,867241.4%
      Oak Hill, TN4,686$148,500168.4%
      Nolensville, TN6,724$110,08799.0%
      Franklin, TN70,625$88,96160.8%
      Brentwood, TN40,873$148,340168.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coram, NY40,899$84,38452.5%
      Mankato, MN40,900$43,80820.8%
      Cedar Falls, IA40,828$58,5445.8%
      Campbell, CA40,788$103,70487.5%
      Wilkes-Barre, PA40,964$31,24843.5%
      Brentwood, TN40,873$148,340168.1%
      Source: The Brentwood, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).