Brighton is strategically located 20 miles north of downtown Denver, 20 minutes from Denver International Airport, and boasts excellent vistas of the Rocky Mountains. With a diverse population of approximately 34,000, there is lots to do locally and regionally.


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Annual and much anticipated events include Culturefest, Fourth of July, Eggstravaganza, Market Day, Ecofair, and the Festival of Lights (the second largest holiday parade in Colorado).

In 2011 and 2012, Brighton achieved national recognition as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People. We also have a new and vibrant award winning Senior Center

Cost of Living

Brighton’s Housing costs remain among the lowest in the metro area. Median value of owner-occupied homes in Brighton is over $205,000. We have a home-ownership rate of 73.3%.

Residents can choose from a variety of housing options, to include executive housing and high quality, low maintenance rental units.