Brentwood, California 

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+173.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

172.9 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 7.3

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Brentwood, California

Brentwood, California is a vibrant city located in the heart of Contra Costa County. This welcoming community offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the Shadow Lakes Golf Course or one of many popular restaurants. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available at Ospero Park, Byrnes Park and Big Break Regional Shoreline. With its excellent school systems, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Brentwood their home. Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 94513
Cost of Living: 72.9% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Soft economy
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


The unemployment rate in Brentwood is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brentwood jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Brentwood's cost of living is 72.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Brentwood's Cost of Living

May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Brentwood, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Contra Costa county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.6% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

Brentwood's population is 63,618 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 27.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 43.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Brentwood is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

Brentwood public schools spend $7,954 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.3 students per teacher in Brentwood. More Education

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Housing Market in Brentwood

It's a good time to buy in Brentwood. Home Appreciation is up 5.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Brentwood is .

Reviews for Brentwood   6 Reviews
Beautiful weather near San Francisco - 10/15/2014
Brentwood, 50 miles east of San Francisco, has a great climate. We are in a valley, east of Mount Diablo. We get a few weeks of pretty hot days - 100+, but the rest of... Read More

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RE: Brentwood is a jewel - 11/17/2010
I love living in Brentwood. Our city planners and workers have done an excellent job in creating a beautiful city filled with trees, parks, well- planned communities,... Read More

The California Delta & Fresh Produce! - 9/30/2008
We moved to a new “Active Adults” (over 55) housing development in Brentwood about 6 years ago. The location is great if you like to fish, go pleasure-boating, or water... Read More

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