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People

Total Population 606
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 263
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.7%
Median Earnings25+ $26,935
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,893
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,194

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,607
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.2%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $57,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 17.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 52540
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.174
Longitude -91.819

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 WASHINGTON
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station MOUNT PLEASANT 1 SSW
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station SIGOURNEY
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Pleasant Plain (52540)

Germanville (52540)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lockridge 272 $45,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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