Brightwood, Virginia Population 2020

1,299
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Brightwood is a city located in Virginia. Brightwood has a 2020 population of 1,299. Brightwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 29.77% 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 $82,946 with a poverty rate of 4.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $257,700. The median age in Brightwood is 43.3 years, 43.4 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.2 males.

Brightwood Demographics

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

  • White: 85.30%
  • Two or more races: 11.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brightwood, Virginia is 1,299, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10885.30%
Two or More Races15411.86%
Black or African American251.92%
Some Other Race120.92%
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Brightwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Brightwood Median Age

43.3


Total

43.4


Male

43.2


Female

Brightwood Adults

There are 1,014 adults, (306 of whom are seniors) in Brightwood.

Brightwood Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brightwood Sex Ratio

Female

717

55.20%

Male

582

44.80%

Brightwood Households and Families

Brightwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brightwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Married66.5%33.5%
Male0%0%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5032.5874.2
Married2483.2166.5
Non Family1751.6373.1
Female802.71100
Male00

2.98

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

12.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Brightwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131.51%
9th to 12th Grade485.57%
High School Graduate40346.81%
Some College22926.60%
Associates Degree182.09%
Bachelors Degree10412.08%
Graduate Degree465.34%
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Brightwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White745684108
Multiple Races919142
Black2525

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 46.15%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,898$$26,325
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,702$56,518$25,693
Some College$17,778$17,778$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,898

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$26,325

Average Female

Brightwood Language

Brightwood Language by Age

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Brightwood Language

99.03% of Brightwood residents speak only English, while 0.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Brightwood Poverty

Brightwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,108433.88%
Hispanic1212100.00%
Other1212100.00%

4.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.41%

Male Poverty Rate

5.72%

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 White, with 3.88% 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 14.67%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.31%
High School7.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Brightwood Income

Brightwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,046$82,946
Families$40,214$88,090
Married Families$71,429-
Non Families$62,928$61,378
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Brightwood Marital Status

Brightwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

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 Veterans

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116

Number of Veterans

116

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War36
Vietnam14
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
18 to 3436
65 to 7414
75+
55 to 64
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Brightwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brightwood Employment Status

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57%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

2%

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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82.14%

Born in Virginia

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 82.14% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,2990.00%
20191,2990.00%
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%