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Population in 2012: 34,636 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +65.7%
Males: 17,428  (50.3%)
Females: 17,208  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  32.2 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80601, 80602, 80603, 80640.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,400 (it was $46,779 in 2000)
Brighton:

$61,400
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,689

Brighton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $185,660 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Brighton:

$185,660
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $211,502; Detached houses: $229,194; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,152; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $31,600; Mobile homes: $57,348

Median gross rent in 2012: $943.

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  • White alone - 17,775 (53.5%)
  • Hispanic - 13,968 (42.0%)
  • Two or more races - 736 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 435 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 212 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 93 (0.3%)

Races in Brighton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brighton: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.8%), United States (5.6%), French (2.7%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 9/1/1887

Elevation: 4983 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,028 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brighton:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brighton city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4,369 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.2%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Brighton, Colorado as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brighton to the number of sex offenders is 11,545 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,746 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,393 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Thornton, CO (9.1 miles , pop. 82,384).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (19.0 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (600.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Todd Creek, CO (1.8 miles ), Lochbuie, CO (2.4 miles ), Fort Lupton, CO (2.8 miles ), Thornton, CO (3.0 miles ), Aristocrat Ranchettes, CO (3.1 miles ), Dacono, CO (3.2 miles ), Commerce City, CO (3.2 miles ), Northglenn, CO (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2005: 596 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2006: 391 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 200 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.97 N, Longitude: 104.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,751 (-8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,208 (27.9%)

Area codes: 303, 720

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Crime rates in Brighton by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 41522
per 100,000 14.752.670.5
Robberies 101411
per 100,000 36.649.035.2
Assaults 458647
per 100,000 164.8301.3150.6
Burglaries 204206145
per 100,000 747.3721.7464.5
Thefts 1,038855869
per 100,000 3802.22995.52783.9
Auto thefts 18212795
per 100,000 666.7444.9304.3
Arson 19105
per 100,000 69.635.016.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.0) 328.5338.5278.0

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Crime rate in Brighton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 74 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Colorado average:

2.23

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Brighton, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Work and jobs in Brighton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Brighton city center .

On 6/12/1982, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brighton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Brighton center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1990 at 21:38:57, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Brighton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Brighton:

  • BRIGHTON DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 4700 E BROMLEY LN STE 103)
  • RELIABLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 822 SOUTH 4TH AVENUE)
  • PLATTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1600 PRAIRIE CENTER PARKWAY)
  • COTTONWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2311 EAST BRIDGE STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-BRIGHTO (Nursing Home, 2025 EAST EGBERT STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Brighton, CO

Airports and heliports located in Brighton:


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Amtrak stations near Brighton:

  • 12 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.
  • 19 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.brighton.co.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:

  • Front Range Community College (about 14 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,905)
  • Regis University (about 18 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 19 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver (about 20 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,321)
  • Community College of Denver (about 20 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • University of Denver (about 22 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 8,219)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 25 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)

Public high schools in Brighton:

Private high school in Brighton:

  • ELMWOOD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 126; Location: 13100 E 144TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brighton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brighton:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 1400 SKEEL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIGHTON ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: 820 S 5TH AVE; Grades: PK - 10)
  • BRIGHTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 203 S 3RD AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Brighton, map of school districts: BRIGHTON 27J


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Notable locations in Brighton: Platte Valley Medical Center - Emergency Medical Service (A), Platte Valley Medical Center - Emergency Medical Services (B), Adams County Justice Center (C), Adams County Detention Facility (D), Adams County Sheriff's Office Headquarters (E), Brighton Police Department (F), Greater Brighton Fire Protection District Station 51 Headquarters (G), Brighton Fire Rescue District (H), Greater Brighton Fire Protection District Station 52 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Brighton: Elmwood Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2), Black Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Magers Reservoir (A), Higgins Lake (B), Skeel Reservoir Number 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Third Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Brighton: Benedict Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Adams County Historical Society (Museums; 9601 Henderson Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Brighton Inn (15151 Brighton Road) (1), Comfort Inn Brighton (15150 Brighton Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Adams County Government - District Attorney- Trial Support Center-County C (1100 Judicial Center Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.33
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.56
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brighton and their reported violations in the past:

BRIGHTON CITY OF (Address: 22 S 4TH AVE , Population served: 31000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2000)
MOUNTAIN VIEW WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BARR LAKE RVP (Population served: 253, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
HIGH PLAINS WUA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
WAGON WHEEL SKATING RINK (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-1997)
LAKEVIEW ESTATES (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOPE DITCH CO (Address: 3080 E 165TH AVE , Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-07-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-08-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
PETROCCO FARMS (Address: 1411 Brighton Rd , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2000), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-1997), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-1997), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brighton that have no violations reported:

  • HI LAND ACRES WSD (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brighton, CO

People in group quarters in Brighton in 2010:

  • 1,294 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Brighton in 2000:

  • 831 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 222 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 47 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Brighton compared to Colorado state average:

Brighton, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Brighton (2011 data):

  • Valley Bank & Trust: at 4900 E. Bromley Lane, 30 North 4th Branch, East Branch. Info updated 2007/11/29: Bank assets: $245.2 mil, Deposits: $220.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brighton Branch at 15 South Main Street, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Bromley Lane Wal-Mart at 60 West Bromley Lane, branch established on 2001/07/25. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Bank of England: Eng Lending at 730 Bridge Street, Suite 2, branch established on 2010/11/15. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $240.7 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in England, AR, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Mhbc Investments Limited Partnership I Lllp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sable & Bromley King Soopers Branch at 500 East Bromley Lane, branch established on 2000/04/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • FirstBank: Brighton Branch at 410 East Bromley Lane, branch established on 2001/04/18. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Bank of the West: Brighton Branch at 1795 East Bridge Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Brighton Branch at 1600 E. Bridge Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Brighton Branch at 2707 E Bromley Lane, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2010/12/21: Bank assets: $1,687.8 mil, Deposits: $1,331.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brighton, Colorado:

  • Comfort Inn Brighton, 15150 Brighton Rd, Brighton, CO 80601 , Phone: (303) 654-1400, Fax: (303) 654-7973
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2180 S Medical Center Dr, Brighton, CO 80601 , Phone: (720) 685-1500, Fax: (720) 685-1501
  • Hampton Inn Brighton, 992 Platte River Blvd, Brighton, CO 80601 , Phone: (303) 654-8055, Fax: (303) 655-8294
  • Candlewood Suites Denver Northeast Brighton, 2204 S Medical Center Dr, Brighton, CO 80601 , Phone: (303) 659-6929, Fax: (303) 659-0947
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brighton, Colorado

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brighton travel time to work - commute


Brighton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Neighborhoods in Brighton:

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Religion statistics for Brighton city (based on Adams County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.35%
Here30.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents54.7%6.2%4.0%3.7%3.6%
Congregations5.2%8.7%1.2%4.0%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.9%2.6%2.4%16.7%
Congregations7.5%4.6%3.5%1.2%59.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Adams County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Adams County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 104
Here:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Here:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

6.8%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

24.3%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$67,454$50,5911$2,692
Other Government Administration 21$98,122$56,07013$11,449
Judicial and Legal 3$12,412$49,6484$6,436
Police Protection - Officers 53$285,936$64,7400$0
Police - Other 12$43,899$43,8993$1,364
Streets and Highways 24$80,350$40,1750$0
Health 3$9,848$39,3920$0
Sewerage 15$57,591$46,0730$0
Parks and Recreation 28$125,206$53,66085$24,985
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,356$56,1361$5,012
Water Supply 20$91,883$55,1300$0
Other and Unallocable 27$95,798$42,5773$5,708
Totals for Government 224$977,855$52,385110$57,646

Brighton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $6,593,000 ($190.35)
    Water Utilities: $3,219,000 ($92.94)
    Regular Highways: $859,000 ($24.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $679,000 ($19.60)
    Sewerage: $173,000 ($4.99)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($4.36)
    General: $19,000 ($0.55)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $3,367,000 ($97.21)
    General - Other: $3,104,000 ($89.62)
    Water Utilities: $3,098,000 ($89.44)
    Police Protection: $2,882,000 ($83.21)
    Sewerage: $1,710,000 ($49.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,125,000 ($32.48)
    Regular Highways: $954,000 ($27.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $484,000 ($13.97)
    General Public Buildings: $434,000 ($12.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $332,000 ($9.59)
    Financial Administration: $206,000 ($5.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($2.08)
    Health Services - Other: $72,000 ($2.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $847,000 ($24.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $446,000 ($12.88)
    Water Utilities: $405,000 ($11.69)
    General Public Building: $207,000 ($5.98)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($5.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($3.18)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($2.60)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($1.21)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $34,000 ($0.98)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($0.92)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,934,000 ($229.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $785,000 ($22.66)

Brighton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,400,000 ($69.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $664,000 ($19.17)
    All Other: $585,000 ($16.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $71,000 ($2.05)
    Highways: $39,000 ($1.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $162,000 ($4.68)
    Highways: $144,000 ($4.16)
    General Support: $12,000 ($0.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,699,000 ($193.41)
    Interest Earnings: $1,930,000 ($55.72)
    Property Sale Other: $13,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,597,000 ($132.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $477,000 ($13.77)
    General Support: $64,000 ($1.85)
    All Other: $60,000 ($1.73)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,965,000 ($316.58)
    Property: $1,054,000 ($30.43)
    NEC: $625,000 ($18.04)
    Public Utilities: $621,000 ($17.93)
    Motor Vehicle License: $155,000 ($4.48)

Brighton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,833,000 ($370.51)
    Industrial Revenue: $501,000 ($14.46)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,107,000 ($522.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $12,307,000 ($355.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $17,355,000 ($501.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $501,000 ($14.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $752,000 ($21.71)
    Water Utilities: $526,000 ($15.19)

Brighton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $34,393,000 ($992.98)

11.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.55%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Denver County, CO  2.35% ($34,514 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  2.20% ($41,161)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.34% ($40,437)


10.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.40%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Denver County, CO  1.90% ($30,013 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  1.80% ($37,014)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.31% ($32,985)

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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLDC (800 AM; 1 kW; BRIGHTON, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KSIR-FM1 (107.1 FM; HUDSON, CO; Owner: KKDD-FM BROADCASTERS)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Brighton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 157 meters (515ft)
Total costs: $980,000
Total average daily traffic: 467,613
Total average daily truck traffic: 56,125

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brighton, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brighton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Brighton, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brighton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Brighton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 155 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED247$171,227110$129,989507$188,31413$48,3260$058$114,2554$55,165
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$174,45412$154,68347$177,1405$10,5260$04$90,9801$16,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$183,81924$134,627175$179,17323$24,4100$012$94,9543$37,947
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$154,5304$217,473130$189,7204$83,9431$153,4104$129,1151$250,740
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$129,6641$75,07034$178,8465$51,9020$02$70,7700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0085.12 , 0085.22, 0086.03, 0086.04, 0086.05, 0086.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$182,34722$200,7761$126,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$179,1126$137,2272$51,355
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$146,1301$345,0300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$144,7601$281,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$230,2201$296,9300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0085.12 , 0085.22, 0086.03, 0086.04, 0086.05, 0086.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 128
  • Hazardous Condition: 165
  • Service Call: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Brighton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brighton, CO
Businesses in Brighton, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1PetSmart1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless3SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks4
Discount Tire1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell2
GNC1Target1
H&R Block3U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Home Depot1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Village Inn1
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Brighton, CO


Brighton on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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  • Joel Evan Hazy (11)
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  • Jeremy P. Kolenbrander (9)
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  • Laura Anne Clark (5)
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Total of 153 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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