Brightwood, VA has a population of 1,362 and is the 13,259th largest city in the United States. The population density is 274 per sq mi which is 43% higher than the Virginia average and 202% higher than the national average. The median age in Brightwood is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Brightwood, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 78% of Brightwood residents were born in Virginia, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.