Brighton, Colorado 

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Population

40,783

+21.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$60,319

Median Home Price

$454,500

Median Age

32.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Brighton, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Brighton, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Colorado
County: Adams County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Brighton
Zip Codes: 80601
Cost of Living: 20.0% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

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Brighton, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Commute times
Air quality

What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Brighton is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brighton jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Brighton's cost of living is 20.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Brighton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Brighton, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Adams county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.7% to 40.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Brighton's population is 40,783 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 21.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Brighton is Real Estate: $454,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

SCHOOLS
Brighton public schools spend $7,805 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Brighton. More Education



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Housing Market in Brighton

It's a good time to buy in Brighton. Home Appreciation is up 17.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Brighton is $454,500.
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Reviews for Brighton   2 Reviews
Never buy a house in Adams County - 9/24/2016
I bought a house in Adams County Colorado found out that the same family had built my house and the house next door and shared the driveway the realestat agents told me... Read More

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Education - 6/19/2010
My name is Sandra I use to live in Eagle Pass until I got married and move to Colorado.I go and visit my parents once or twice a year they live in Chula Vista... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BRIGHTON, COLORADO
80601

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