Living in Brighton, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Brighton SnackAbility

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

Brighton, CO Crime Report

1,249
Total Crimes
3,001.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.86%
Above National Average

Brighton, CO Cost Of Living

101
Brighton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Brighton, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Brighton is the Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Weld counties that is the county seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 35,719 in 2013.
Population
39,054
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$278,200
Median Income
$72,185
Median Rent
$1,208

Brighton, CO Photos

Rankings for Brighton in Colorado

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Map Of Brighton, CO

Population over time in Brighton

Year Population % Change
2017 39,054 2.7%
2016 38,016 4.7%
2015 36,307 2.0%
2014 35,582 1.7%
2013 35,004 2.2%
2012 34,247 3.1%
2011 33,219 2.6%
2010 32,377 3.8%
2009 31,181 -
Crime/100k Brighton CO USA
Violent Crime 274.0 397.2 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 26.4 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 168.2 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 2727.5 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 274.0 375.2 376.0
Larceny 2066.7 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 386.9 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Brighton

White
55.1% (21,502)
African American
1.7% (661)
American Indian
0.4% (172)
Asian
3.0% (1,167)
Hawaiian
0.5% (196)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (878)
Hispanic
37.1% (14,478)
Race Brighton CO USA
White 55.1% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 1.7% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 37.1% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Brighton, Colorado

Less than $10,000
4.5% (175,749)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (118,016)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (289,300)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (263,464)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (491,205)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (746,376)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (555,317)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.0% (821,652)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (265,697)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (178,620)
Income Brighton CO USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.0% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Brighton

Female
47.5% (18,566)
Male
52.5% (20,487)
Gender Brighton CO USA
Female 47.5% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 52.5% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brighton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,952)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,124)
High School / GED
33.0% (12,887)
Some College
24.0% (9,372)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,514)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,858)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,952)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (390)
Education Brighton CO USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 25.0% 19.0%
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%

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