Brighton, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 2,801 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.0%
 
Males: 1,270  (45.4%)
Females: 1,531  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35020.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,228 (it was $21,364 in 2000)
Brighton:

$26,228
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,617 (it was $11,002 in 2000)

Brighton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $62,037 (it was $39,800 in 2000)
Brighton:

$62,037
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,603; detached houses: $76,007; mobile homes: $9,733

Median gross rent in 2017: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brighton: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.3%
(31.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents, 47.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Brighton, AL (2010)
    • 2,37680.7%Black alone
    • 40713.8%Hispanic
    • 1374.7%White alone
    • 150.5%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

Races in Brighton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Brighton, Alabama as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brighton is 261 to 1.


Crime rates in Brighton by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(209.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.3)
12
(418.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
42
(1,456)
39
(1,359)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(123.2)
0
(0.0)
50
(1,733)
33
(1,150)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(29.8)
7
(215.6)
0
(0.0)
94
(3,258)
73
(2,544)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
17
(589.3)
12
(418.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A4
(135.2)
N/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1.232.62.7666.21031.0

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City-data.com crime index in Brighton, AL

Crime rate in Brighton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Italian (3.5%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 1.40 square miles.

Population density: 2,000 people per square mile   (low).

Brighton, Alabama map

105 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $355 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $357 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (8.9 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (9.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (558.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lipscomb, AL (1.2 miles ),
Midfield, AL (1.3 miles ),
Hueytown, AL (1.7 miles ),
Fairfield, AL (1.8 miles ),
Bessemer, AL (1.8 miles ),
Pleasant Grove, AL (2.0 miles ),
Hobson, AL (2.2 miles),
Concord-Hopkins, AL (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 86.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Brighton, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brighton, AL in 2017
Brighton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $122,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $77,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Brighton, AL residents
Average permit cost in Brighton, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Brighton, AL
Historical housing units in Brighton, AL
Most common industries in Brighton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.5%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (31.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Brighton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)

Average climate in Brighton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brighton, Alabama average temperatures Brighton, Alabama average precipitation Brighton, Alabama humidity Brighton, Alabama wind speed Brighton, Alabama snowfall Brighton, Alabama sunshine Brighton, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.225. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.225
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.21
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Brighton city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brighton-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 18.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Brighton center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.3 miles away from Brighton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from Brighton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 16, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 6, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brighton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brighton:

  • OAK TRACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • TERRACE OAKS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • FMC MIDFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - HUEYTOWN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HUEYTOWN, AL)
  • FAIRFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRFIELD, AL)
  • FMC FAIRFIELD (STEEL CITY) (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; FAIRFIELD, AL)
  • SELF HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HUEYTOWN, AL)

Amtrak station near Brighton:

  • 10 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:

  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 4 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 9 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 10 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 21 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 24 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 34 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public elementary/middle school in Brighton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brighton: Brighton City Hall (A), Brighton Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Joley Cemetery (1), Brighton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Parnell Dickinson - Football quarterback, Dennis Weatherby - Scientist, Albert Hall (actor) - Actor.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Brighton:

Marital status in Brighton, AL
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 20.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Brighton:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brighton, AL (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Jefferson County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brighton:

48.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brighton:

44.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Brighton:

30.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brighton:

18.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.4%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brighton:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Brighton:

52.5%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brighton:

82.5%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brighton, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$19,654$23,5850$0
Other Government Administration 9$7,004$9,3390$0
Fire - Other 7$208$3570$0
Police - Other 4$7,055$21,1650$0
Streets and Highways 3$3,197$12,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 3$1,500$6,0000$0
Judicial and Legal 2$1,963$11,7780$0
Firefighters 1$2,416$28,9920$0
Welfare 1$1,707$20,4840$0
Totals for Government 40$44,704$13,4110$0

Brighton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $436,000 ($155.66)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($14.64)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $296,000 ($105.68)
    Police Protection: $288,000 ($102.82)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($61.76)
    General - Other: $165,000 ($58.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($29.28)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($17.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($8.93)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($8.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $461,000 ($164.58)

Brighton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $115,000 ($41.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($14.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $362,000 ($129.24)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($26.42)
    Rents: $41,000 ($14.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $66,000 ($23.56)
    Other: $33,000 ($11.78)
  • Tax - Property: $568,000 ($202.78)
    Public Utility License: $239,000 ($85.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000 ($41.06)
    Other: $49,000 ($17.49)

Brighton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,988,000 ($1066.76)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, AL  1.04% ($59,781 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.27% ($47,158)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.25% ($45,895)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)

Businesses in Brighton, AL

  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brighton:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brighton:

  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brighton:

  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
Brighton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brighton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.8mTotal length
  • $10,737,000Total costs
  • 40,312Total average daily traffic
  • 1,496Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,790Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4EWY, Licensee ID: L00249751, Grant Date: 02/18/2016, Expiration Date: 05/16/2026, Certifier: Herbert W Parker, Registrant: Herbert W Parker, 5323 Main St, Brighton, AL 35020-1356

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$65,7301$65,0108$62,6602$55,6152$61,035
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$65,0070$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$39,7301$19,50012$107,3223$23,1131$57,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$58,5100$06$54,7750$01$37,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$01$17,3400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0136.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,1801$59,2301$49,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$46,9501$132,9000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0136.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brighton, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brighton, AL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brighton, AL
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brighton, AL
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brighton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Brighton on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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