Brighton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Brighton, CO

General Brighton Information

State: Colorado

County: Adams County

Close cities: Commerce City, CO, Fort Lupton, CO, Lochbuie, CO, Frederick, CO, Derby, CO, Eastlake, CO, Northglenn, CO, Thornton, CO, Brighton, CO, Henderson, CO, Todd Creek, CO, Welby, CO, Firestone, CO, Dacono, CO, Denver, CO, Aristocrat Ranchettes, CO

Brighton Population (census data)
Total 30,723 (+41.5% since 2000)
Male 15,953 (51.9%)
Female 14,770 (48.1%)

Population Density: 1,799 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 96.6 (US Avg is 100)

Brighton Elevation: 4,983 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1887

Land Area: 17.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $51,511

Zip Codes: 80603, 80602, 80601, and 80022.

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Brighton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (58.2%)
  • Hispanic (38.2%)
  • Other race (16.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.2%)
  • Irish (9.5%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • United States (5.3%)
  • Italian (3.4%)
  • French (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 2,488 people (8.1%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Brighton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Brighton School Information

High Schools
Brighton High School (270 South 8th Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Horizon High School (5321 East 136 Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Adams 12 Five Star Schools District)
Middle Schools
Overland Trail Middle School (455 North 19th Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Vikan Middle School (879 Jessup Street, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Elementary Schools
Glacier Peak Elementary School (12060 Jasmine Street, Brighton, CO, 80605 - Adams 12 Five Star Schools District)
Mary E Pennock K-8 Elementary School (3707 Estrella Street, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
North Elementary School (89 North 6th Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Northeast Elementary School (1605 Longspeak, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
South Elementary School (305 South 5th Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Southeast Elementary School (1595 Southern Street, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Other/Private Schools
Bright Horizons Pre-Kindergarten School (5321 East 136th Avenue, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Adams 12 Five Star Schools District)
Brighton Charter School (1931 East Bridge Street, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Brighton Heritage Academy (830 Bridge Street, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)
Bromley East Charter School (356 Longspur Drive, Brighton, CO, 80601 - Brighton 27J District)

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