MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Brighton, MA

Brighton, MA is located in Suffolk County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Brighton is about 45,622 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $475,500.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 60% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $72,009.00, which is roughly 17% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 20% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Brighton is about .

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Suffolk County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 78.33% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 80.22%
Republican: 17.38%
Other: 1.02%
Libertarian: 0.88%
Green: 0.5%


Nearby Locations

Allston, MA (0.80 mi.)
Charlestown, MA (1.26 mi.)
Brookline, MA (1.39 mi.)
Mission Hill, MA (1.57 mi.)
Roxbury Xing, MA (1.57 mi.)
Cambridge, MA (1.95 mi.)
E Cambridge, MA (2.20 mi.)
Somerville, MA (2.28 mi.)
N Cambridge, MA (2.94 mi.)
Roxbury, MA (2.95 mi.)
Boston Clg, MA (2.98 mi.)
Winter Hill, MA (3.05 mi.)
W Somerville, MA (3.34 mi.)
Watertown, MA (3.46 mi.)
E Watertown, MA (3.46 mi.)
Dorchester, MA (3.54 mi.)
Grove Hall, MA (3.54 mi.)
Newton, MA (3.69 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 02135
Latitude : 42.348778
Longitude : -71.155071
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 94 ft.
Area Code(s) : 617, 857

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.10
Male Population Estimate : 45.63%
Female Population Estimate : 48.14%
Median Age : 28.4
Male Median Age : 28.3
Female Median Age : 28.6

White Population Estimate : 71.88%
Black Population Estimate : 5.51%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 8.33%
Asian Population Estimate : 13.60%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.53%
Other Population Estimate : 4.88%

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 Suffolk County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Suffolk County: About 752 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Suffolk County is about 32% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 62% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.