Brighton, Tennessee Population 2021

2,876
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Brighton is a city located in Tipton County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,876, it is the 139th largest city in Tennessee and the 6375th largest city in the United States . Brighton is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually but its population has increased by 5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,735 in 2010. Brighton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Brighton has a population density of 947 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brighton is $71,506 with a poverty rate of 10.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $986 per month, and the median house value is $135,900. The median age in Brighton is 31.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 28.6 years for females.

Brighton Demographics

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

  • White: 80.46%
  • Black or African American: 13.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brighton, Tennessee is 2,876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,908.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,735.

Brighton, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,35680.46%
Black or African American40313.76%
Two or More Races1434.88%
Asian260.89%
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Brighton Population by Race

Brighton Population Pyramid $2021

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Brighton Median Age

31.3


Total

33.2


Male

28.6


Female

Brighton Adults

There are 2,027 adults, (231 of whom are seniors) in Brighton.

Brighton Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brighton Sex Ratio

Female

1,611

55.02%

Male

1,317

44.98%

Brighton Population by Age

Brighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brighton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family61%39%
Male62.4%37.6%
All72.9%27.1%
Married87.2%12.8%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brighton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9872.9772.9
Married4943.6787.2
Non Family2641.1661
Female1283.2850.8
Male1013.8562.4

3.47

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Brighton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade341.93%
9th to 12th Grade1166.59%
High School Graduate56331.97%
Some College57432.60%
Associates Degree1317.44%
Bachelors Degree20811.81%
Graduate Degree1357.67%
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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
White1,4071,311292
Black30024619
Hispanic363614
Asian181818

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

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

Brighton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,387$47,955$35,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$21,023$
High School Graduate$40,087$40,901$35,625
Some College$36,700$59,181$30,030
Bachelors Degree$51,726$56,875$50,673
Graduate Degree$68,967$69,022$59,750

$40,387

Average Earnings

$47,955

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Brighton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brighton Language by Age

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Brighton Language

97.40% of Brighton residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Brighton Language

Brighton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,2942239.72%
Black3856115.84%
Multiple1432416.78%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brighton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brighton is Multiple, with 16.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brighton is White, with 9.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.51%.

Brighton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.67%
Some College12.06%
High School5.51%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Brighton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed7.15%
Male Employed1.04%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brighton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brighton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,726$71,506
Families$72,896$78,213
Married Families$92,500-
Non Families$38,667$43,136
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Income by Household Type

Brighton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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

Brighton Marital Status by Race

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Brighton Marital Status

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235

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War88
First Gulf War65
Vietnam34
Korea7
World War II

Brighton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54119
55 to 6440
65 to 7434
18 to 3430
75+12

Brighton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20712.11%
Black289.33%
Hispanic513.89%

Brighton Veterans by Race

Brighton Veterans by Education

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5.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brighton Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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73.57%

Born in Brighton

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Brighton residents were born in the United States, with 73.57% having been born in Tennessee. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brighton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,876-16-0.55%
20202,892-16-0.55%
20192,908-16-0.55%
20182,924-4-0.14%
20172,928-16-0.54%
20162,944-25-0.84%
20152,969371.26%
20142,932-1-0.03%
20132,93320.07%
20122,931160.55%
20112,915291.00%
20102,8860.00%

Brighton Population by Year