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Demographics

People

Total Population2,316
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+1,004
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,299
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,146

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,875
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23%
Median Gross Rent$658
Median House Value$109,400

Ancestry

German32.2%
Irish12.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
English6.3%
French Except Basque4.4%
Italian3.3%
Scottish1.9%
Polish1.2%
Welsh0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Croatian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Brighton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macoupin County
Standard Zip Codes62012
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.04
Approximate Longitude-90.13

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)

StationJERSEYVILLE 2 SW
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance31.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alton27,175$45,357
Bunker Hill1,730$52,841
Fidelity161$32,500
Godfrey17,809$77,777
Royal Lakes134$41,786

Brighton Public Libraries

Brighton Memorial Library District
110 NORTH MAIN STREET
Brighton, Illinois
(618) 372-8450

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Brighton Public Schools

Brighton North Elem School
201 E City Limit Rd
ZIP: 62012
(618) 372-3162
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Brighton West
305 N Maple St.
ZIP: 62012
(618) 372-3813
Primary
Total Enrollment 36
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