Brighton, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Brighton, New York Info Snack

Population
36,163
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$194,300
Median Income
$71,099
Median Rent
$1,067

Brighton SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9

Brighton, NY Cost Of Living

101
Brighton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Brighton New York National Average
Overall 101 119 100
Services 106 112 100
Groceries 102 110 100
Health 98 102 100
Housing 93 144 100
Transportation 108 105 100
Utilities 96 99 100

Rankings for Brighton in New York

Map Of Brighton, NY

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Population over time in Brighton

Year Population % Change
2020 36,163 -0.8%
2019 36,447 -0.8%
2018 36,753 -0.3%
2017 36,875 -0.1%
2016 36,929 0.2%
2015 36,870 0.6%
2014 36,664 0.3%
2013 36,568 0.2%
2012 36,484 0.3%
2011 36,384 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brighton

White
75.6% (27,342)
African American
6.5% (2,342)
American Indian
0.3% (115)
Asian
9.8% (3,532)
Hawaiian
0.1% (23)
Other
0.2% (84)
Two Or More
3.3% (1,200)
Hispanic
4.2% (1,525)
Race Brighton NY USA
White 75.6% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 6.5% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 9.8% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.2% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Brighton

Female
52.5% (18,975)
Male
47.5% (17,188)
Gender Brighton NY USA
Female 52.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brighton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (361)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,084)
High School / GED
11.0% (3,977)
Some College
12.0% (4,339)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,169)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (10,487)
Master's Degree
25.0% (9,040)
Professional Degree
7.0% (2,531)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (2,169)
Education Brighton NY USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 25.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 7.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brighton, New York

Less than $10,000
6.2% (224,008)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (100,498)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (290,928)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.1% (292,807)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (401,524)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (559,785)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (393,305)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (602,755)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.1% (294,451)
$200,000 or more
12.6% (456,234)
Income Brighton NY USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.1% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.1% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 12.6% 11.5% 8.3%

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