Brighton, Adams County, Colorado
Brighton: County seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States
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 136 years ago in 1886.
Quick Facts about Brighton
|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 (136 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Mountain Time Zone|
|Local time :||06:37:41 (6th June 2023)|
|Population growth :||18.22% (2010-2020)|
Brighton is located at 39°59'7"N 104°49'14"W (39.9852600, -104.8205300).
- Official Website
Official website of Brighton
The population of Brighton increased by 18.22% in 10 years.
|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|
|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, .
- Terry Unrein (American-football player (1962-)) he was born in 24/10/1962
Schools in Brighton
College & universities near Brighton, CO
|128337||Empire Beauty School-Thornton||Thornton (CO)||80233|
Amtrak & bus stations near Brighton, CO
|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|
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Other cities in Adams County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , CO.
|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