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  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Brentwood is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 9,873. Brentwood is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Brentwood offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Brentwood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Brentwood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Brentwood are highly rated.
About Brentwood...
Population
9,873

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$309,871
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,227
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%
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Brentwood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    131.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    60.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    486.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,322.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    172.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,204
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Brentwood Reviews

3
The only complaint I would have is housing issues. New condos, restaurants, and houses being built in old neighborhoods drives up rent and will make it harder for me to find a place when I move out.
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There are great schools and magnet programs in the area as well as many local businesses!
I haven't seen anything unusual in my neighborhood in the last year; it's very easy living.