Brighton, Michigan Population 2022

7,446
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Brighton is a city located in Livingston County Michigan. Brighton has a 2020 population of 7,446. Brighton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,446 in 2010.

The average household income in Brighton is $81,708 with a poverty rate of 6.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,067 per month, and the median house value is $222,800. The median age in Brighton is 45.2 years, 38.6 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Brighton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.06%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brighton, Michigan is 7,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,446.

Brighton, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,34896.06%
Black or African American891.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.09%
Asian1441.88%
Two or More Races610.80%
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Brighton Population by Race

Brighton Population Pyramid 2022

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Brighton Median Age

43.9


Total

36.3


Male

50.5


Female

Brighton Adults

There are 6,522 adults, (1,749 of whom are seniors) in Brighton.

Brighton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brighton Sex Ratio

Female

4,057

53.04%

Male

3,592

46.96%

Brighton Population by Age

Brighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brighton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
Female81.8%18.2%
Male71.1%28.9%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family35.1%64.9%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brighton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6212.0860.5
Married1,4112.9288.1
Male763.4971.1
Female3072.6181.8
Non Family1,8271.2935.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Brighton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1482.58%
9th to 12th Grade2945.13%
High School Graduate1,30122.70%
Some College1,16020.24%
Associates Degree4487.82%
Bachelors Degree1,52726.64%
Graduate Degree85414.90%
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Brighton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brighton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American777
2+ Races595933
White5,4305,0802,291
Hispanic827130
Black2877
Asian1266613

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Brighton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,852$56,615$41,193
Less Than 9th Grade$18,239$26,680$10,855
High School Graduate$43,199$42,941$45,186
Some College$36,722$47,546$34,479
Bachelors Degree$60,938$82,365$52,313
Graduate Degree$70,833$100,208$57,115

$46,852

Average Earnings

$56,615

Average Male

$41,193

Average Female

Brighton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brighton Language by Age

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Brighton Language

95.20% of Brighton residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Brighton Language

Brighton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black732736.99%
Multiple612236.07%
White7,0724696.63%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic220104.55%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.39%

Male Poverty Rate

7.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brighton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brighton is Black, with 36.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brighton is Hispanic, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.04%.

Brighton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.76%
High School11.10%
Some College4.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Brighton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.14%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.39%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Brighton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brighton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,015$81,396
Families$91,053$108,236
Married Families$106,094-
Non Families$43,219$54,381
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Income by Household Type

Brighton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brighton Married by Age and Sex

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Brighton 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.

Brighton Marital Status by Race

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Brighton Marital Status

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447

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War91
First Gulf War19
Vietnam188
Korea41
World War II60

Brighton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3473
35 to 5444
55 to 6427
65 to 7498
75+205

Brighton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4346.97%
Asian139.03%

Brighton Veterans by Race

Brighton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brighton Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brighton Employment by Age

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Brighton Employment by Race

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Brighton 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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75.85%

Born in Brighton

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

4.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.31% of Brighton residents were born in the United States, with 75.85% having been born in Michigan. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brighton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19804,2680.00%
19905,6861,4182.91%
20006,7011,0151.66%
20107,4447431.06%
20117,4440.00%
20127,4440.00%
20137,4440.00%
20147,4440.00%
20157,4440.00%
20167,4440.00%
20177,4440.00%
20187,4440.00%
20197,4440.00%
20207,44620.03%
20217,4460.00%
20227,4460.00%

Brighton Population by Year