Brighton, NY has a population of 36,875 and is the 1,133rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,393 per sq mi which is 567% higher than the New York average and 2542% higher than the national average. The median age in Brighton is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the New York average of 38. In Brighton, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 64% of Brighton residents were born in New York, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.