Brighton, MI has a population of 7,550 and is the 4,906th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,153 per sq mi which is 2034% higher than the Michigan average and 2276% higher than the national average. The median age in Brighton is 43 which is approximately 10% higher than the Michigan average of 40. In Brighton, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 79% of Brighton residents were born in Michigan, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.