StatisticBrightonColoradoNational
Population36,3075,758,736328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,7065691
Median age32.936.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%45%43%
Speak English73%83%79%
Speak Spanish25%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Brighton is 2946% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Brighton is 10% lower than Colorado
  • In Brighton 86.51% of the population is White
  • In Brighton 2.28% of the population is Black
  • In Brighton 1.92% of the population is Asian

Compare Brighton, CO Demographics

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      Brighton population breakdown by race

      RaceBrightonColoradoNational
      White86.51%84.28%73.35%
      Black2.28%4.09%12.63%
      Asian1.92%2.94%5.22%
      American Indian0.60%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.40%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race3.42%3.43%3.06%
      Other race4.88%4.18%4.75%
      In Brighton, 39.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Brighton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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