BRENTWOOD

An upscale residential neighborhood with luxury, privacy, and exclusivity.

Welcome to Brentwood


Brentwood is an affluent and mostly residential suburb on the Westside of Los Angeles. Its proximity to Santa Monica and opulent neighbors, Beverly Hills and Bel Air, make it one of the most desirable places to live in the city. Outdoor enthusiasts can find endless recreation at the beaches and nearby state parks. The neighborhood boasts high-end shopping and dining, and celebrity sightings are common, including Reese Witherspoon, Ben Affleck, and Goldie Hawn.

Brentwood features upscale residences and a diverse range of architectural styles. Predominantly you'll find spacious single-family homes and luxury estates in Spanish Revival, Mediterranean, Tudor, Mid-Century Modern, and Contemporary styles. There are some gated communities for residents seeking additional privacy and security. You'll also come across a few resort-style condominiums and townhouses with community amenities, ideal for those who want low-maintenance housing.
 

What to Love

  • Upscale luxury homes and condominiums
  • Great private schools
  • A mix of traditional and modern architecture
  • Seclusion, privacy, and exclusivity
  • Plenty of outdoor recreation
  • Access to golf courses and country clubs
  • High-end shopping and dining

Local Lifestyle - Living in Brentwood, Los Angeles

Brentwood feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. It blends luxury living with a tranquil atmosphere while still having convenient access to a range of amenities and activities. Despite its prestige and exclusivity, Brentwood fosters a strong sense of community. Neighborhood associations, local initiatives, and community events connect residents, and long-time neighbors often become lifelong friends.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Brentwood

Brentwood is home to upscale shopping and dining establishments, many of them lining up the main thoroughfare on San Vicente Boulevard. A neighborhood favorite, Toscana is a lively Italian eatery. It’s a local favorite. Menu highlights include great pastas, fish and meat.

Just down the street, Baltaire Restaurant is a contemporary steakhouse serving classic and new American favorites, including prime meats, Japanese Wagyu, and fresh seafood. The elegant dining room is perfect for special gatherings and date nights, while the lively bar is a hot spot with live music.

You can find the original Katsuya for great sushi and other Japanese fare. It is always busy with families and date nights.

A local landmark, Brentwood Country Mart, is a historic shopping plaza. The barn-style structure houses several eateries, stylish boutiques, and a bookstore. It opened in 1948 and has attracted famous patrons, including Elizabeth Taylor and Gregory Peck.
 

Things to Do in Brentwood

Explore one of Southern California's premier cultural institutions at The Getty. The museum houses an impressive collection of historical artifacts, fine art, European paintings, and sculptures. The grounds and gardens host live music and numerous events. Plus, the terraces offer panoramic views of Los Angeles.

For outdoor lovers, Will Rogers State Historic Park and Temescal Canyon Park have networks of hiking trails that lead to spectacular viewpoints. Some trails are even shared for equestrian use.

Golf enthusiasts enjoy the numerous championship courses and country clubs in the area. One of L.A.'s most exclusive clubs, Brentwood Country Club, has memberships open by invitation only. It features an award-winning golf course, a clubhouse, event venues, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

On Sundays, the Brentwood Farmers Market hosts certified local and regional vendors. You'll find fresh and organic produce, artisanal products, gourmet food items, arts and crafts, and even some home goods.
 

Schools

Brentwood is home to top private schools and is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Notable institutions include:

Overview for BRENTWOOD, CA

66,087 people live in BRENTWOOD, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $48,715. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,087

Total Population

40.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,715

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for BRENTWOOD, CA

BRENTWOOD has 21,326 households, with an average household size of 3.09. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in BRENTWOOD do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,087 people call BRENTWOOD home. The population density is 838.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,087

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.9

Median Age

47.77 / 52.23%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,326

Total Households

3.09

Average Household Size

$48,715

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in BRENTWOOD, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby BRENTWOOD. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
R. Paul Krey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
La Paloma High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Loma Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Mary Casey Black Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Old River Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Brentwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
William B. Bristow Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Marsh Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Adams (J. Douglas) Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Knightsen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Golden Hills Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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