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Population (year 2000): 20,905. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,013 (+34.0% change)
Males: 10,855 (51.9%), Females: 10,050 (48.1%)

Adams County

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Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $46,779 (year 2000)
Median house value: $146,500 (year 2000)

Brighton, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Brighton:

  • 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%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.6%), United States (5.3%), Italian (3.4%), French (2.1%).Colorado

Elevation: 4983 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles

Brighton,

For population 25 years and over in Brighton

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brighton city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

11.9% Foreign born (10.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,556 (+45.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Thornton, (11.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (19.2 miles pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (669.3 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Creek, CO (4.1 miles Todd CO Lochbuie, (7.4 miles Lupton, CO Fort (7.7 miles Ranchettes, CO (9.9 miles Aristocrat CO Thornton, (11.1 miles City, CO Commerce (11.2 miles CO Dacono, (11.7 miles CO (11.9 miles Derby,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 181 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1997: 187 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 167 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1999: 722 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2000: 514 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2001: 571 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2002: 303 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2003: 369 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2004: 493 buildings, average cost: $162,400

Latitude: 39.97 N, Longitude: 104.81 W

Area codes: 303, 720

Brighton, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.9%), Retail trade (12.3%), Construction (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,480 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,745 (29.2%)

Average climate in Brighton, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brighton,

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1975, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Brighton city center .

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Brighton:
  • PLATTE VALLEY MEDICAL CTR (1850 EGBERT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brighton:
  • MEDIPLEX SPECIALTY HOSPITAL REHAB (about 13 miles; THORNTON, CO)
  • NORTH SUBURBAN MEDICAL CTR (about 13 miles; THORNTON, CO)
  • SUNHEALTH SPECIALTY HOSP-PSYCH SRVCS (about 13 miles; THORNTON, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Brighton, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brighton:
  • DENVER INTL (about 14 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 20 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 36 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brighton:
  • PLATTE VALLEY AIRPARK (about 11 miles; HUDSON, CO; ID: 18V)
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 16 miles; ERIE, CO; ID: 48V)
  • AURORA AIRPARK (about 21 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: 01V)

Amtrak station near Brighton:
  • 13 miles: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 13 $48,606 $44,867 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $37,310 $34,440 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $161,323 $53,774 0 $0
Other Government Administration 23 $61,175 $31,917 2 $2,199
Financial Administration 8 $30,622 $45,933 1 $1,207
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,844 $32,532 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 32 $84,688 $31,758 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $43,368 $37,172 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 24 $69,945 $34,972 4 $4,404
Sewerage 13 $42,380 $39,120 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,163 $30,978 0 $0
Totals for Government 182 $595,424 $39,258 7 $7,809
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 17 miles; AURORA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,219)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 22 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 31 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 31 miles; LONE TREE, CO; FT enrollment: 3,098)
Public high schools in Brighton:
  • HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,094; Location: 5321 EAST 136 AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,681; Location: 270 SOUTH 8TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Brighton:
  • BROMLEY EAST CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 696; Location: 356 LONGSPUR DRIVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MARY E PENNOCK K-8 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 3707 ESTRELLA STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • OVERLAND TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 455 NORTH 19TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 1595 SOUTHERN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VIKAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 534; Location: 879 JESSUP STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 305 SOUTH 5TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GLACIER PEAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 12060 JASMINE STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 1605 LONGSPEAK; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 89 NORTH 6TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BRIGHTON HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 231; Location: 830 BRIDGE STREET; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Brighton:
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 1400 SKEEL STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIGHTON ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 103; Location: 820 SOUTH 5TH AVE; Grades: KG - 10)
  • BRIGHTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 203 S 3RD AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ELMWOOD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 13100 EAST 144TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 11)

Church in Brighton: Elmwood Church (A).

Cemeteries: Black Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Magers Reservoir (A), Higgins Lake (B), Skeel Reservoir Number 1 (C).

Creek: Third Creek (A).

Park in Brighton: Benedict Park (1).


Brighton compared to Colorado state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Brighton:
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLDC (800 AM; 1 kW; BRIGHTON, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJME (1390 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JO-MOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Brighton:
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR-FM1 (107.1 FM; HUDSON, CO; Owner: KKDD-FM BROADCASTERS)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
TV broadcast stations around Brighton:
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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