Living in Brighton, CO

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Brighton, Colorado Info Snack

Population
39,836
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
8.5%
Median Home
$308,900
Median Income
$75,355
Median Rent
$1,301

Brighton SnackAbility

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

Brighton, CO Crime Report

1,257
Total Crimes
2,974.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.08%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brighton
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,257 2,974.0 2,971.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 138 326.5 381.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.8 5.0
Robbery 5 11.8 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 97 229.5 246.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,119 2,647.5 2,590.7 2,109.9
Burglary 93 220.0 348.4 340.5
Larceny 859 2,032.3 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 167 395.1 384.0 219.9

Brighton, CO Cost Of Living

101
Brighton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Brighton Colorado National Average
Overall 101 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 84 97 100
Health 98 104 100
Housing 115 134 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 79 86 100

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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
2019 39,836 2.0%
2018 39,054 2.7%
2017 38,016 4.7%
2016 36,307 2.0%
2015 35,582 1.7%
2014 35,004 2.2%
2013 34,247 3.1%
2012 33,219 2.6%
2011 32,377 3.8%
2010 31,181 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brighton

White
55.6% (22,155)
African American
1.6% (657)
American Indian
0.5% (213)
Asian
3.1% (1,237)
Hawaiian
0.4% (163)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (892)
Hispanic
36.4% (14,519)
Race Brighton CO USA
White 55.6% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 1.6% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 36.4% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Brighton

Female
46.6% (18,560)
Male
53.4% (21,276)
Gender Brighton CO USA
Female 46.6% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 53.4% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brighton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,991)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,585)
High School / GED
33.0% (13,145)
Some College
23.0% (9,162)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,585)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,975)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,991)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (398)
Education Brighton CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 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
3.1% (122,984)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (95,902)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (296,308)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.8% (189,255)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (483,333)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (793,342)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (592,298)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.9% (872,039)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.0% (320,204)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (217,930)
Income Brighton CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.8% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.9% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.0% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 8.8% 7.7%

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