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Brighton is 18th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 34,636 22nd 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 20.0 26th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,669 64th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 8.6% 33rd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.9% 24th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.7% 70th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.7% 89th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.8% 86th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Race - White 77.4% 81st 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.5% 34th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 24th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.3% 63rd 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 53rd 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.7% 27th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 40.5% 18th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 54.9% 88th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Female residents 49.4% 81st 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.5% 28th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Housing units 11,387 28th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.7% 63rd 25.7% 25.9%
Households 10,402 28th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 72.8% 43rd 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $195,100 71st $236,700 $186,200
People per household 3.0 21st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $24,423 71st $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $64,585 46th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.8% 66th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Brighton Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,943 31st 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $476,509 29th $65,896,788 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,559 39th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $52,875 33rd $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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