Brighton demographics profile

StatisticBrightonIowaNational
Population5953,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7625591
Median age43.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Brighton, IA has a population of 595 and is the 18,496th largest city in the United States. The population density is 762 per sq mi which is 1295% higher than the Iowa average and 741% higher than the national average. The median age in Brighton is 43 which is approximately 13% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Brighton, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Brighton residents were born in Iowa, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Brighton is 1295% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Brighton is 13% higher than Iowa.
  • In Brighton 97.82% of the population is White.
  • In Brighton 2.02% 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

RaceBrightonIowaNational
White97.82%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American2.02%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.17%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Brighton, 2.4% 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, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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