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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Brent is a town in Florida with a population of 22,056. Brent is in Escambia County. Living in Brent offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brent there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Brent and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Brent...
Population
22,056

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$78,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$873
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Brent Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    26%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Brent

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,894
National
$55,322

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Brent Reviews

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Quiet, friendly and safe. In this area, if someone doesn’t recognize you, they will come over to say hi just to make sure everything is on the up and up. They look out for the community.
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I personally enjoy living in the area that I live in. My neighbors are nice. I live in a clean neighborhood. There's little to no criminal activity in my neighborhood.
My area is improving but being from New York originally I feel limited. The quality of products in my opinion are below the regional standard. I don't know who the buyers are but the clothing, healthy food options, entertainment, and restaurants and very below average. I would love to have more quality options to not keep going to the same places all the time. Only a hand full of budget friendly, quality restaurants. Almost all of the decent high end places are on the beach. My family and I drive to Mobile, AL to Ruth Chris( the Destin,Fl location is a 6 out of 10)