Brightwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)27419191
Median age50.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%57%55%
Speak English99%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Brightwood, VA has a population of 1,362 and is the 13,263rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 274 per sq mi which is 43% higher than the Virginia average and 202% higher than the national average. The median age in Brightwood is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Brightwood, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 78% of Brightwood residents were born in Virginia, 21% 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 Brightwood is 43% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Brightwood is 32% higher than Virginia.
  • In Brightwood 81.28% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Brightwood 2.35% of the population is African American.
  • In Brightwood 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Brightwood population breakdown by race

African American2.35%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race15.05%3.37%3.06%
Other race1.32%2.30%4.75%
In Brightwood, 1.3% 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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Brightwood age breakdown

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