Brightwood, Virginia Population 2021

1,195
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Brightwood is a city located in Madison County Virginia. Brightwood has a 2020 population of 1,195. Brightwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 19.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,001 in 2010. Brightwood reached it's highest population of 1,703 in 2015.

The average household income in Brightwood is $100,541 with a poverty rate of 0.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $287,100. The median age in Brightwood is 39.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Brightwood Demographics

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

  • White: 94.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brightwood, Virginia is 1,195 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,299.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,001.

Brightwood, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13294.73%
Two or More Races524.35%
Some Other Race110.92%
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Brightwood Population by Race

Brightwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Brightwood Median Age

39.8


Total

34.8


Male

43.3


Female

Brightwood Adults

There are 888 adults, (264 of whom are seniors) in Brightwood.

Brightwood Age Dependency

91.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brightwood Sex Ratio

Female

566

47.36%

Male

629

52.64%

Brightwood Population by Age

Brightwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brightwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Non Family87.6%12.4%
All76.3%23.7%
Married69.8%30.2%
Male0%0%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brightwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4302.7876.3
Married2953.3569.8
Non Family1051.1387.6
Female302.93100
Male00

3.28

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Brightwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade597.24%
High School Graduate38547.24%
Some College18823.07%
Associates Degree172.09%
Bachelors Degree12214.97%
Graduate Degree445.40%
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Brightwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brightwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White763704114
2+ Races525252

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Brightwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,025$24,318$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,174$33,354$30,652
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,025

Average Earnings

$24,318

Average Male

$

Average Female

Brightwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brightwood Language by Age

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Brightwood Language

98.99% of Brightwood residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Brightwood Language

Brightwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1111100.00%
Other1111100.00%

0.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

1.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brightwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brightwood is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brightwood is Hispanic, with 100.00% 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 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.93%.

Brightwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Brightwood Poverty Rate by Education

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

Brightwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brightwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,881$100,541
Families-$106,768
Married Families$81,908-
Non Families$72,404$81,268
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Income by Household Type

Brightwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.0%

Male Marriage Rate

71.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brightwood Married by Age and Sex

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Brightwood 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.

Brightwood Marital Status by Race

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Brightwood Marital Status

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143

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War37
Vietnam21
World War II
Korea

Brightwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5485
18 to 3437
65 to 7421
75+
55 to 64

Brightwood Veterans by Age

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Brightwood Veterans by Race

Brightwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brightwood Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brightwood Employment by Age

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Brightwood Employment by Race

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Brightwood 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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80.00%

Born in Brightwood

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Brightwood residents were born in the United States, with 80.00% having been born in Virginia. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brightwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1950.00%
20201,1950.00%
20191,195-104-8.01%
20181,299-171-11.63%
20171,4701087.93%
20161,362-341-20.02%
20151,70327519.26%
20141,428-10-0.70%
20131,438936.91%
20121,345453.46%
20111,30029929.87%
20101,0010.00%

Brightwood Population by Year