Income/capita 15%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 62%
IndexBrentwoodWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Income per capita$34,203$48,781$48,781
Median household income$57,873$72,935$72,935
Median income owner occupied$0$118,203$118,203
Median income renter occupied$0$49,113$49,113
Median earnings male$43,724$51,839$51,839
Median earnings female$41,728$44,179$44,179
Unemployment rate7.6%6.0%6.0%
Poverty leveln/a17.9%17.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brentwood is 15% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brentwood is 5% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brentwood is 62% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brentwood is equal to the national average

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      Brentwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector1.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.2%8.8%
      Public administration16.0%15.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%2.1%
      Education, health & social services13.9%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001352%
      Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001352%
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD641$250,001352%
      Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
      Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%
      Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%
      Denver, CO663,303$56,2582%
      Seattle, WA668,849$74,45835%
      Nashville, TN643,771$49,89110%
      Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%
      Source: The Brentwood, Washington, DC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).