Brightwaters, New York Population 2020

3,048
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Brightwaters is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 3,048, it is the 236th largest city in New York and the 6197th largest city in the United States. Brightwaters is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,103 in 2010. Brightwaters reached it's highest population of 3,808 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, Brightwaters has a population density of 3,157 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brightwaters is $155,504 with a poverty rate of 0.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $498,800. The median age in Brightwaters is 48.2 years, 46.7 years for males, and 49 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Brightwaters Demographics

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

  • White: 92.38%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Black or African American: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brightwaters, New York is 3,048, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,103.

Brightwaters, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83592.38%
Some Other Race792.57%
Black or African American732.38%
Two or More Races451.47%
Asian371.21%
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Brightwaters Population Pyramid 2020

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Brightwaters Median Age

48.2


Total

46.7


Male

49


Female

Brightwaters Adults

There are 2,381 adults, (526 of whom are seniors) in Brightwaters.

Brightwaters Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brightwaters Sex Ratio

Female

1,561

50.86%

Male

1,508

49.14%

Brightwaters Households and Families

Brightwaters Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brightwaters Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married99.2%0.8%
All94.6%5.4%
Female86.9%13.1%
Non Family86.5%13.5%
Male85.7%14.3%

94.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1442.6894.6
Married7283.1399.2
Non Family2451.2386.5
Female1222.7686.9
Male492.9485.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Brightwaters Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade462.12%
High School Graduate35916.53%
Some College31714.59%
Associates Degree1305.99%
Bachelors Degree68931.72%
Graduate Degree63129.05%
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Brightwaters Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0021,9561,209
Hispanic787843
Black646446
Asian262620
Multiple Races777

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,917$72,400$53,220
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,938$60,781$30,781
Some College$30,592$37,750$24,500
Bachelors Degree$80,833$91,042$78,594
Graduate Degree$89,750$103,000$83,000

$62,917

Average Earnings

$72,400

Average Male

$53,220

Average Female

Brightwaters Language

Brightwaters Language by Age

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Brightwaters Language

90.05% of Brightwaters residents speak only English, while 9.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.17% of the population.

Brightwaters Poverty

Brightwaters Poverty by Race

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0.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.33%

Male Poverty Rate

1.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brightwaters

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brightwaters is White, with 0.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brightwaters is White, with 0.80% 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 1.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.28%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.87%
Some College2.24%
Bachelors or Greater0.45%
High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed1.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Brightwaters Income

Brightwaters Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$122,857$155,504
Families$138,250$176,203
Married Families$160,192-
Non Families$59,792$74,515
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Brightwaters Marital Status

Brightwaters Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brightwaters Married by Age and Sex

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Brightwaters 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 35-44.

Brightwaters Marital Status by Race

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Brightwaters Veterans

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188

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
Korea36
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War31
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7462
75+57
35 to 5433
18 to 3419
55 to 6417
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1888.26%
Hispanic2724.11%

Brightwaters Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brightwaters Employment Status

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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85.96%

Born in New York

93.97%

Native Born

6.03%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

5.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.97% of Brightwaters residents were born in the United States, with 85.96% having been born in New York. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,048-3-0.10%
20193,051-3-0.10%
20183,054-8-0.26%
20173,062-3-0.10%
20163,065-15-0.49%
20153,080-13-0.42%
20143,093-8-0.26%
20133,101-5-0.16%
20123,106-6-0.19%
20113,112120.39%
20103,100-148-0.47%
20003,248-17-0.05%
19903,265-21-0.06%
19803,286-522-1.46%
19703,8086151.78%
19603,1930.00%