Census Bureau: More women than men in Brightwood in 2017


Of the 1,470 people living in Brightwood in 2017, 61.6 percent (905) were women and 38.4 percent (565) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Virginia Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 574-to-300. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 144 females and 129 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Brightwood's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
300
20.4
Females 18 and over
574
39
Males 65 and over
129
8.8
Females 65 and over
144
9.8

Source: US Census Bureau

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