CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Brighton, CO

Brighton, CO is located in Adams County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Brighton is about 41,554 with about 757 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 114,021.

The Average Home Value is $322,550.00, which is roughly 18% higher than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 41% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $88,309.00, which is roughly 30% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 35% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Brighton is about 4.7%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Adams County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 28.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.69%
Republican: 40.41%
Libertarian: 1.58%
Other: 1.02%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Lochbuie, CO (6.65 mi.)
Henderson, CO (7.31 mi.)
Northglenn, CO (8.10 mi.)
Fort Lupton, CO (9.40 mi.)
Wattenburg, CO (9.40 mi.)
Dacono, CO (10.24 mi.)
Erie, CO (10.24 mi.)
North Glenn, CO (10.78 mi.)
Thornton, CO (11.63 mi.)
Hudson, CO (12.14 mi.)
Federal Hgts, CO (13.56 mi.)
Broomfield, CO (13.87 mi.)
Lafayette, CO (15.10 mi.)
Buckley AFB, CO (15.42 mi.)
Niwot, CO (15.65 mi.)
Firestone, CO (15.65 mi.)
Longmont, CO (15.65 mi.)
Frederick, CO (15.65 mi.)
Aurora, CO (15.96 mi.)
Westminster, CO (16.13 mi.)
Watkins, CO (16.33 mi.)
Montclair, CO (16.74 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 80601, 80602, 80603, 80640
Latitude : 39.954885
Longitude : -104.905293
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 5221 ft.
Area Code(s) : 720, 303

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 3.04
Male Population Estimate : 37.35%
Female Population Estimate : 36.78%
Median Age : 32.6
Male Median Age : 32.6
Female Median Age : 32.5

White Population Estimate : 61.43%
Black Population Estimate : 1.64%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 22.93%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.11%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.51%
Other Population Estimate : 9.15%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Brighton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Adams County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Adams County: About 372 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Adams County is about 25% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 23% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.