Bright, Indiana Population 2024

5,915

Bright is a city located in Dearborn County and Franklin County Indiana. Bright has a 2024 population of 5,915. Bright is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,801 in 2020.

The average household income in Bright is $105,524 with a poverty rate of 1.25%. The median age in Bright is 41.5 years: 40.4 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Bright Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bright was:

  • White: 95.07%
  • Asian: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
12.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
471.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.97% (114)
The current population of Bright, Indiana is 5,915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,801.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,56995.07%
Asian1532.61%
Two or more races1111.89%
Black or African American250.43%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bright Population by Race

Bright Population Pyramid 2024

Bright Median Age

41.5

Total

40.4

Male

41.7

Female

Bright Adults

There are 4,416 adults, (1,092 of whom are seniors) in Bright.

Bright Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bright Sex Ratio

Female2,99251.08%
Male2,86648.92%

Bright Population by Age

Bright Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1882.6886.413.6
Married1,5453.296.13.9
Non Family4681.16634
Female1202.3235.864.2
Male552.351000

3.1

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bright Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1694.36%
Associates Degree40810.52%
Bachelors Degree93124.01%
Graduate Degree3599.26%
High School Graduate1,17930.41%
Less Than 9th Grade441.13%
Some College78720.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bright Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bright Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,7373,5241,233
Asian868657
Hispanic53530
Black25250
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.28%.

Bright Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,813$115,508$47,880
Graduate Degree$69,658$69,063$73,188
High School Graduate$46,875$69,844$28,026
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$58,911$75,104$41,736
Some College$56,875$80,078$44,231

$58,911

Average Earnings

$75,104

Average Male

$41,736

Average Female

Bright Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bright Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bright Language

97.34% of Bright residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Bright Language

Bright Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,515651.18%
Multiple10487.69%

1.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.98%

Male Poverty Rate

1.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bright

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bright is Multiple, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bright is White, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.63%.

Bright Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.86%
High School2.04%
Some College1%
Bachelors or Greater0.62%

Bright Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bright Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bright Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$115,422$114,957
Households$102,568$105,524
Married Families$123,493$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,667$70,487

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bright Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bright Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bright Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bright Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bright Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

219

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam95
Korea11
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War9
World War II0

Bright Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7487
55 to 6480
75+43
35 to 549
18 to 340

Bright Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2195.12%

Bright Veterans by Race

Bright Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bright Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bright Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bright Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bright Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

20.89%

Born in Bright

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Bright residents were born in the United States, with 20.89% having been born in Indiana. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,915290.49%
20235,886280.48%
20225,858-45-0.76%
20215,9031021.76%
20205,801-15-0.26%
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%
20105,69300%

Bright Population by Year