Bright, Indiana Population 2021

5,816
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Bright is a city located in Indiana. Bright has a 2020 population of 5,816. Bright is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,693 in 2010. Bright reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Bright is $87,168 with a poverty rate of 3.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $181,600. The median age in Bright is 41.5 years, 39.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Bright Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brightwas:

  • White: 95.07%
  • Asian: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bright, Indiana is 5,816 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,816.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,693.

Bright, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,52995.07%
Asian1953.35%
Two or More Races721.24%
Black or African American200.34%
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Bright Population by Race

Bright Population Pyramid $2021

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Bright Median Age

41.5


Total

39.8


Male

42.1


Female

Bright Adults

There are 4,382 adults, (923 of whom are seniors) in Bright.

Bright Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bright Sex Ratio

Female

2,836

48.76%

Male

2,980

51.24%

Bright Population by Age

Bright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bright Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62%38%
Male71.2%28.8%
Female83.9%16.1%
All85.7%14.3%
Married95.3%4.7%

85.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bright Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0832.7985.7
Married1,3723.1895.3
Non Family4261.1462
Male1983.371.2
Female873.6983.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Bright Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade541.38%
9th to 12th Grade2045.23%
High School Graduate1,32734.03%
Some College80620.67%
Associates Degree44111.31%
Bachelors Degree88922.80%
Graduate Degree1784.57%
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Bright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bright Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7453,4871,010
Asian999949
Hispanic55558
Black2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.49%.

Bright Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,269$53,894$31,707
Less Than 9th Grade$$$14,191
High School Graduate$34,436$46,358$28,563
Some College$40,673$54,375$35,047
Bachelors Degree$52,194$95,250$39,063
Graduate Degree$80,500$100,982$76,875

$43,269

Average Earnings

$53,894

Average Male

$31,707

Average Female

Bright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bright Language by Age

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Bright Language

96.06% of Bright residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Bright Language

Bright Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4942053.73%
Multiple6845.88%

3.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.97%

Male Poverty Rate

2.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bright is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bright is White, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.36%.

Bright Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.85%
High School8.36%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%
Some College0.80%

Bright Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bright Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,942$87,168
Families$85,977$96,155
Married Families$84,318-
Non Families$37,609$43,062
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Income by Household Type

Bright Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bright Married by Age and Sex

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Bright Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bright Marital Status by Race

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Bright Marital Status

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310

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
First Gulf War16
Korea11
Second Gulf War10
World War II

Bright Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74161
75+60
55 to 6458
35 to 5421
18 to 3410

Bright Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3107.35%
Hispanic712.73%

Bright Veterans by Race

Bright Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bright Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bright Employment by Age

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Bright Employment by Race

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Bright Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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19.58%

Born in Bright

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.39% of Bright residents were born in the United States, with 19.58% having been born in Indiana. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bright Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,8160.00%
20205,8160.00%
20195,8161672.96%
20185,6493236.06%
20175,326-49-0.91%
20165,3754298.67%
20154,946-133-2.62%
20145,079-506-9.06%
20135,585681.23%
20125,517-69-1.24%
20115,586-107-1.88%
20105,6930.00%

Bright Population by Year