Brighton demographics profile

StatisticBrightonAlabamaNational
Population2,8684,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,0279291
Median age41.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%40%43%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish9%3%13%
Brighton, AL has a population of 2,868 and is the 9,036th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,027 per sq mi which is 2103% higher than the Alabama average and 2137% higher than the national average. The median age in Brighton is 41 which is approximately 6% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Brighton, 36% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 88% of Brighton residents were born in Alabama, 7% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Brighton is 2103% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Brighton is 6% higher than Alabama.
  • In Brighton 5.13% of the population is White.
  • In Brighton 86.40% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Brighton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Brighton population breakdown by race

RaceBrightonAlabamaNational
White5.13%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American86.40%26.48%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.31%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.77%1.76%3.06%
Other race7.39%1.28%4.75%
In Brighton, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Brighton, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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