Brighton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Brighton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||36 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||194 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri|
|Standard Zip Codes||52540|
|Phone Area Codes||319|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.92|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||693|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.8%|
|French (except Basque)||3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Brighton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:East Pleasant Plain (52540)
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