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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brighton is 596. Brighton, Iowa is the 12,451st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Brighton was in 2000, when its population was 689. In 2000, Brighton was the 11,940th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,451st largest city in the US. Brighton is currently 13.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Brighton has shrunk 13.4% since the year 2000. Brighton, Iowa's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12450||Big Sandy, Montana||596||-15.2%|
|12453||East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania||596||-19.4%|
|12454||Elk Horn, Iowa||596||-8.0%|
|12456||Lyons Falls, New York||596||1.0%|
The total voting age population of Brighton, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 523. The voting age population is 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.7% of the residents of Brighton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brighton are 96.0% White, 2.5% Black, 1.0% Other and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brighton, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.9%. On a per-household basis, 12.4% of families are below the poverty line in Brighton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.6% of Brighton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.2% of Brighton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 0.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brighton residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brighton is 11.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brighton, 12.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brighton is $48,906.
In Brighton, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Brighton.
Of all the housing units in Brighton, 55.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Brighton, 3.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brighton is $775.
In Brighton, 74.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.