Brighton, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Brighton, Colorado Info Snack

Population
38,355
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$337,100
Median Income
$74,813
Median Rent
$1,363

Brighton SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
4

Brighton, CO Crime Report

1,500
Total Crimes
3,526.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.32%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brighton
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,500 3,526.4 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 192 451.4 423.1 387.8
Murder 1 2.4 5.1 6.5
Robbery 18 42.3 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 138 324.4 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 1,308 3,075.0 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 110 258.6 400.3 314.2
Larceny 927 2,179.3 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 271 637.1 524.3 246.0

Brighton, CO Cost Of Living

103
Brighton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Brighton Colorado National Average
Overall 103 112 100
Services 104 104 100
Groceries 88 103 100
Health 96 103 100
Housing 117 133 100
Transportation 107 108 100
Utilities 79 87 100

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Rankings for Brighton in Colorado

Map Of Brighton, CO

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Population over time in Brighton

Year Population % Change
2020 38,355 -1.8%
2019 39,054 2.7%
2018 38,016 4.7%
2017 36,307 2.0%
2016 35,582 1.7%
2015 35,004 2.2%
2014 34,247 3.1%
2013 33,219 2.6%
2012 32,377 3.8%
2011 31,181 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brighton

White
55.1% (21,143)
African American
2.7% (1,042)
American Indian
0.6% (217)
Asian
2.6% (990)
Hawaiian
0.1% (36)
Other
0.0% (11)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,113)
Hispanic
36.0% (13,803)
Race Brighton CO USA
White 55.1% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 2.7% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 2.6% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 36.0% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Brighton

Female
48.2% (18,505)
Male
51.8% (19,849)
Gender Brighton CO USA
Female 48.2% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 51.8% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brighton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,534)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,068)
High School / GED
33.0% (12,657)
Some College
24.0% (9,205)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,835)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (5,369)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,301)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (383)
Education Brighton CO USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brighton, Colorado

Less than $10,000
3.6% (139,696)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (110,916)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.8% (223,772)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.1% (195,639)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (510,925)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (742,135)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (538,735)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.8% (872,777)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (302,998)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (197,902)
Income Brighton CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.8% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.1% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.8% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 9.6% 8.3%

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