Community Snapshot

  • Population: 42,623
  • Number of Households: 14,072
  • Median Household Income: $86,801
  • Per Capita Income: $35,904
  • Median Home Value: $388,518
  • Diversity Index: 78.6
  • Median Age: 33.5
  • Unemployment Rate: 5%
  • Labor Force: 22,213
  • HS+ Graduate Rate: 86.1%
  • Sales Tax Rate: 3.75%
  • Town Mill Levy Rate: 6.650

“What we value today is what we become tomorrow.”

Brighton, Colorado

Brighton is a vibrant, close-knit Colorado city that deeply values its history and agricultural roots while embracing progress, innovation, and sustainable growth. Conveniently located 20 miles north of downtown Denver, 20 minutes from Denver International Airport and about 30 minutes from Boulder, Brighton has attracted residents who want to feel like they are part of a small town while having access to the amenities of larger urban areas, making it the ideal location for nearly 40,000 residents. As the county seat for Adams County, we offer a diverse demographic population and a strong, well-educated workforce. Local industry includes energy, healthcare, retail, hospitality, higher education, agriculture, and manufacturing.

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