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People

Total Population 2,122
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 936
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $37,902
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $46,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,140

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,875
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $640
Median House Value $109,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 12.6%

Brighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62012
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.039
Longitude -90.14

Brighton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JERSEYVILLE 2 SW
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Brighton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Miles Station (62012)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alton 27,517 $43,874
Bunker Hill 1,644 $57,188
Fidelity 140 $20,000
Godfrey 17,911 $74,114

Brighton Public Libraries

Library
Brighton Mem. P.l.
110 N. MAIN STREET
Brighton, Illinois
(618) 372-8450

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