Brighton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,15310191
Median age43.339.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%55%55%
Speak English96%91%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Brighton is 2034% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Brighton is 10% higher than Michigan.
  • In Brighton 96.29% of the population is White.
  • In Brighton 0.64% of the population is African American.
  • In Brighton 2.69% of the population is Asian.

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Brighton population breakdown by race

African American0.64%13.89%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.12%2.74%3.06%
Other race0.26%1.12%4.75%
In Brighton, 1.8% 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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Brighton age breakdown

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