StatisticBrightonIowaNational
Population5953,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7625791
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Brighton is 1237% 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
  • In Brighton 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Brighton, IA Demographics

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      Brighton population breakdown by race

      RaceBrightonIowaNational
      White97.82%90.90%73.35%
      Black2.02%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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Brighton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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