Brighton Adams County, Colorado

Brighton: County seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States

About

Brighton is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,352. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,783 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Brighton Quick Facts

Population : 40,783 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 80601–80603
Water as percent of area : 1.42%
Land as percent of area : 98.58%
Altitude : 4,984 feet / 1519 meters
Capital city : Brighton is capital of Adams County
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 05:55:50 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 18.22% (2010-2020)
Brighton locator map
Location of Brighton on Colorado map.
Brighton  Colorado City Hall image
Brighton Colorado City Hall
Brighton  Colorado City Hall image

Geography

Brighton is located at 39°59'7"N 104°49'14"W (39.9852600, -104.8205300).

Brighton map

Demographics

The population of Brighton increased by 18.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,352 - census
2011 34,316 2.81% estimation process
2012 34,933 1.77% estimation process
2013 36,531 4.37% estimation process
2014 37,189 1.77% estimation process
2015 38,218 2.69% estimation process
2016 38,985 1.97% estimation process
2017 40,349 3.38% estimation process
2018 40,898 1.34% estimation process
2019 41,554 1.58% estimation process
2020 40,783 -1.89% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,215
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,760
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 16,179
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,760
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.5%
People over 65 (%) : 22.2%
Female persons, % : 50.6%
White only, percent : 97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 96.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,030
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 8,009

Brighton zip code is 80601. County name: Adams, County fips: 08001

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 8,009
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $86,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $978
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $416
2015-2019 median gross rent : $626
2015-2019 Households : 7,051
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,853
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 157,578
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,508
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,251
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,313
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 382
2019 total employment : 3,032
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 94,525
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,306
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,445
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 930
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 361
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,314
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 135
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,208
2010 population per square mile : 23.5
2010 land area in square miles : 713.81

People born in Brighton (4)

People born in Brighton, including Transgender murder victim Angie Zapata, football coach Scottie Hazelton, soccer player Dillon Serna, .

List

  • Terry Unrein (American-football player (1962-)) he was born in 24/10/1962

Schools in Brighton

College & universities near Brighton, CO

Code Name City ZIP
128337 Empire Beauty School-Thornton Thornton (CO) 80233

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brighton, CO

Code Name Address Type
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
FCC Fort Collins, Colorado 250 North Mason St. BUS

Post offices near Brighton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brighton Post Office Brighton (CO) 80601

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Aurora 387,377 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Thornton 148,113 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America
Westminster 115,046 Borough and city in London
Commerce City 60,336 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Northglenn 38,845 City in Colorado
Sherrelwood 18,287 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Welby 14,846 Census-designated place in Colorado
Lone Tree 13,614 City in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America
Federal Heights 13,598 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Berkley 11,207 Census designated place
Twin Lakes 6,101 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Todd Creek 3,768 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Bennett 3,017 Town in Colorado

Distance to Other Cities

Brighton distances to largest Colorado cities