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  • Living in Brighton

    Brighton is a dynamic and rapidly growing bedroom community and the gateway to the Denver Metro area for Northeastern Colorado. Brighton's attractive housing costs remain among the lowest in the metro area. Median value of owner-occupied homes in Brighton is over $309,500 and we have a home ownership rate of 71.28%. 

    In the Brighton area, residents can choose from a variety of housing options, from executive housing, to high quality, low maintenance rental housing. Brighton is proud to offer a complete continuum of housing, from workforce rental and entry level owner-occupied housing to houses values at more than $1 million, suitable for senior management and corporate executives. 

    Developers are finding great opportunities in Brighton in a variety of sectors with our growing energy industry, and capital investments.


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  • Top 10 Employers

    Brighton is one of the most desirable locations for employers outside of Denver. Below is a list of Brighton's top 10 employers that continue to contribute to the economic success of our community: ‚Äč

    • Adams County Government 
    • School District 27J 
    • Vestas 
    • Platte Valley Medical Center 
    • Baker Hughes 
    • O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals 
    • King Soopers 
    • Super Wal-Mart  
    • Transwest Inc.
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  • Anythink Brighton Library
    327 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601
    • Monday 9:30AM–8:30PM
    • Tuesday 9:30AM–8:30PM
    • Wednesday 9:30AM–8:30PM
    • Thursday 9:30AM–8:30PM
    • Friday 9:30AM–5:30PM
    • Saturday 9:30AM–5:30PM
    • Sunday Closed
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  • Education

    School District 27J provides superior educational service to the entire City of Brighton.

    By the numbers:  

    • $143,884,672: Total District Budget
    • $6,248.56: Per Pupil Funding (Colorado Average: $6,540.37)
    • 10 Elementary Schools 
    • 4 Middle Schools 
    • 2 High Schools
    • 3 K-8 Charter Schools 
    • 1 K-5 Charter School
    • 1 Alternative School 


    • ABC Learning Center & Preschool
    • Advance Montessori Meadowlark
    • Brighton Montessori
    • Firstart Preschool
    • Kiddie Academy of Brighton
    • My Little World Preschool
    • Zion Lutheran School

    Public Schools

    Private Schools

    • Brighton Adventist Academy
    • Elmwood Baptist Academy
    • Foundations Academy
    • Pathway Christian Academy
    • Zion Lutheran School

    Post Secondary Education

    • Front Range Community College Brighton Center
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  • Platte Valley Medical Center

    1600 Prairie Center Pkwy, 
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Whether you’re a patient or a visitor, you deserve a positive, compassionate and healing experience. From the moment you arrive to the time you leave, you’ll find the support, resources, and information you need.
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