Brightwood demographics profile

StatisticBrightwoodSpringfieldMassachusetts
Population4,365153,9916,742,143
Population density (sq mi)3,9814,832630
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Brightwood 0.46% of the population is Asian.

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Brightwood population breakdown by race

RaceBrightwoodSpringfieldMassachusetts
White55.40%58.02%79.26%
Black or African American15.98%20.97%7.26%
Asian0.46%2.06%6.11%
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.

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