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People

Total Population 2,904
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 909
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 25.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.6%
Median Earnings25+ $12,635
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,387
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,833

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,591
% Above Poverty Level 67%
% Below Poverty Level 33%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 7.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.4%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $61,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 83.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.2%
Irish 1.1%

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

Brighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jefferson
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35020
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.434
Longitude -86.947

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 BESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station PINSON
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station CHILDERSBURG WATER PLANT
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bessemer 27,043 $37,595
Hueytown 15,894 $50,936
Maytown 359 $52,188
Midfield 5,284 $46,290
Pleasant Grove 10,270 $70,014
Sylvan Springs 1,729 $60,700

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

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