Brighton, CO 80602 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brighton, CO 80602

Acceptable Alternative
Thornton, CO 80602

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Adams County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.96, Longitude -104.911
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,160
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 734
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,426

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Brighton, CO 80602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,427
Daytime Population: Workers 2,461
Daytime Population: Residents 17,764
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 37,427
Population in Familes 34,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,143
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $103,188
Average Household Income $120,303
Per Capita Income $38,476


Total Housing Units 12,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,739 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,231 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $352,047
Average Home Value $381,123


Total Households 11,970
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 10,077
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.88% 2.78%
Households 3.71% 2.7%
Families 3.67% 2.65%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Brighton, CO 80602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80602 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 40 92nd
Population Density # 110 78th
Diversity Index # 144 71st
Median Household Income # 38 93rd
Per Capita Income # 130 74th

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