Population density (sq mi)3,9814,832894
Median age31.932.639.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%49%43%
Speak Englishn/a61%77%
Speak Spanishn/a33%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Brightwood is 18% lower than Springfield
  • The median age in Brightwood is 2% lower than Springfield
  • In Brightwood 55.40% of the population is White
  • In Brightwood 15.98% of the population is Black
  • In Brightwood 0.46% of the population is Asian

Compare Springfield, MA Demographics


      Brightwood population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.45%0.56%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race3.07%4.15%3.01%
      Other race24.64%14.22%4.13%
      In Brightwood, 43.2% 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

      Brightwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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