Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,562
Nationwide Rank 940

Quick Facts

Brighton, Colorado is the 940th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Brighton, Colorado is a city.

Brighton, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Brighton had its largest population ever.

Brighton, Colorado is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 91% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Brighton, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
930 Grove City, Ohio 41,022 48.3%
931 Puyallup, Washington 41,001 18.7%
932 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,918 15.6%
933 Shakopee, Minnesota 40,893 93.9%
934 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,806 -5.0%
935 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,793 4.5%
936 Oviedo, Florida 40,785 54.2%
937 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,772 -2.5%
938 Greenacres, Florida 40,719 42.6%
939 Hickory, North Carolina 40,611 7.7%
940 Brighton, Colorado 40,562 90.4%
941 Apache Junction, Arizona 40,538 26.3%
942 San Gabriel, California 40,514 1.5%
943 Covington, Kentucky 40,455 -5.8%
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%
946 Weslaco, Texas 40,358 40.2%
947 Calexico, California 40,351 47.5%
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
452 Loveland 76,701 47.8%
527 Broomfield 68,341 72.7%
592 Grand Junction 62,475 36.8%
599 Castle Rock 62,276 197.6%
678 Commerce City 55,923 164.4%
709 Parker 54,202 119.1%
810 Littleton 47,734 18.0%
940 Brighton 40,562 90.4%
992 Northglenn 38,928 19.9%
1115 Englewood 34,407 7.6%
1216 Wheat Ridge 31,294 -4.7%
1271 Fountain 29,804 92.0%
1334 Lafayette 28,328 21.2%
1479 Windsor 25,330 144.4%
1555 Erie 24,234 269.7%
1732 Louisville 21,128 10.9%
1779 Golden 20,571 19.5%
1787 Evans 20,470 95.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 40,562 940
2016 38,314 994
2015 37,585 1,005
2014 36,765 1,013
2013 35,719 1,038
2012 34,636 1,059
2011 34,058 1,065
2010 33,352 1,076
2009 32,281 1,095
2008 31,518 1,108
2007 30,626 1,121
2006 29,472 1,165
2005 27,831 1,207
2004 26,734 1,248
2003 25,787 1,280
2002 23,713 1,374
2001 22,438 1,435
2000 21,297 1,491
1990 14,292 1,852