Brighton, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Brighton, New York - Basic Facts

The Brighton Census Designated Place had a population of 37,289 as of July 1, 2018. Brighton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brighton is located at latitude 43.1188 and longitude -77.5811 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Brighton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Brighton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389242) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brighton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brighton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.


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Brighton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 37,289
Population in Households 34,989
Population in Familes 25,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,300
Population Density2 2,420
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,449
Average Household Income $103,532
Per Capita Income $46,699

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,671 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,491 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,311 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $183,117
Average Home Value $244,021
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,162
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 8,578
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.2%
Households 0.2% 0.2%
Families -0.04% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Brighton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brighton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 98th
Population Density # 353 71st
Diversity Index # 289 76th
Median Household Income # 495 59th
Per Capita Income # 273 77th

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