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Population in 2012: 2,234 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 

Males: 1,138  (51.0%)
Females: 1,096  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62012.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,255 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Brighton:

$54,255
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,961

Brighton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,493 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Brighton:

$95,493
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $111,700; Detached houses: $113,130; Townhouses or other attached units: $184,165; In 2-unit structures: $148,002; Mobile homes: $37,949

Median gross rent in 2012: $615.

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  • White alone - 2,200 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brighton: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (33.9%), Irish (13.5%), United States (9.3%), English (8.9%), French (5.8%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/30/1886

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,388 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brighton:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brighton village:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

28 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Brighton, Illinois as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brighton to the number of sex offenders is 447 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,226 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,881 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (19.5 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (29.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Godfrey, IL (2.7 miles ), Shipman, IL (2.7 miles ), Fidelity, IL (2.8 miles) , Medora, IL (3.1 miles ), Alton, IL (3.1 miles ), Bunker Hill, IL (3.2 miles ), Bethalto, IL (3.3 miles ), Royal Lakes, IL (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $238,600
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 90.14 W

Area code: 618

Brighton household income distribution Brighton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Brighton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0222000000000
per 100,000 0.091.191.188.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000134000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.043.4130.2172.10.00.00.00.088.50.0
Assaults 128003121490000
per 100,000 546.4364.30.00.0130.3520.643.0169.3433.10.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 47332381983222
per 100,000 182.1318.8136.6132.786.8130.2344.2804.4385.0126.385.288.588.9
Thefts 273334342226101022142087
per 100,000 1229.51502.71548.31503.8955.31128.0430.3423.41058.7589.2851.8353.8311.1
Auto thefts 0155312100000
per 100,000 0.045.5227.7221.1130.343.486.142.30.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.045.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 171.7232.5163.0158.494.1201.4108.7110.8156.432.540.247.018.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-5.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Brighton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Brighton village center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brighton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from Brighton center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1994 at 17:38:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Brighton center
On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brighton topographic map

Birthplace of: Jason Isringhausen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Sep 7, 1972).


Hospital/medical center in Brighton:

  • ROBINGS MANOR REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 502 NORTH MAIN)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Brighton:

  • BEVERLY FARM FOUNDATION (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • PIASA MANOR (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GODFREY, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Brighton, IL

Amtrak station near Brighton:

  • 10 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 7 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,939)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 19 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 21 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 25 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 7,000)
  • Lindenwood University (about 27 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 7,565)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,422)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brighton:

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Library in Brighton:

  • BRIGHTON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,849; Location: 110 NORTH MAIN STREET; 14,642 books; 522 audio materials; 1,171 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Brighton Betsy Ann Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Baptist Church Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Briarwood Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Brighton: Betsy Ann Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.461. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.461
U.S.:

0.640
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.37
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brighton and their reported violations in the past:

BRIGHTON (Address: 206 S. MAIN , Population served: 6069, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between APR-01-1993 and DEC-17-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-17-1993 to DEC-17-1993)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brighton, IL

57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000

Brighton compared to Illinois state average:

Brighton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Brighton (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Brighton Banking Center Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • CNB Bank and Trust, N.A.: Brighton Branch at 202 North Maple, branch established on 1993/06/07. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $682.7 mil, Deposits: $586.8 mil, headquarters in Carlinville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Carlinville National Bank Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brighton travel time to work - commute


Brighton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brighton village (based on Macoupin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.34%
Here51.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.1%18.2%12.5%12.1%4.9%
Congregations13.9%18.5%5.6%16.7%2.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.2%3.9%3.9%3.4%8.8%
Congregations7.4%3.7%5.6%2.8%23.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macoupin County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,933
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,275
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,268$45,8045$1,700
Police - Other 1$1,732$20,7840$0
Sewerage 3$10,200$40,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$179
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,040
Totals for Government 8$27,200$40,80018$8,127

Brighton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $460,000 ($205.91)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($79.68)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($65.80)
    Sewerage: $111,000 ($49.69)
    Financial Administration: $96,000 ($42.97)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($34.47)
    Welfare - Other: $57,000 ($25.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($25.07)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($19.25)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($11.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $50,000 ($22.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($10.74)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($5.37)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($4.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $210,000 ($94.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($14.32)

Brighton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $228,000 ($102.06)
    All Other: $37,000 ($16.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($23.28)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($20.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $650,000 ($290.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $312,000 ($139.66)
    Highways: $62,000 ($27.75)
  • Tax - Property: $175,000 ($78.33)
    NEC: $25,000 ($11.19)

Brighton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($203.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $310,000 ($138.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($64.91)

Brighton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,561,000 ($698.75)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Madison County, IL  1.59% ($38,793 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.74% ($28,394)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.56% ($22,077)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Madison County, IL  1.54% ($36,507 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.88% ($30,073)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.75% ($26,734)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brighton:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1 kW; WOOD RIVER, IL; Owner: MISSOURI SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1 kW; ALTON, IL)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBM (1480 AM; 1 kW; JERSEYVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brighton:

  • WLCA (89.9 FM; GODFREY, IL; Owner: LEWIS & CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTPC (105.3 FM; ELSAH, IL; Owner: PRINCIPIA COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Brighton:

  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brighton, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Brighton fatal accident list:

Mar 8, 2001 10:39 AM, Us-67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 22, 2001 07:28 PM, Us-67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1990 02:00 AM, 67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 8, 1986 08:55 PM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brighton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • New Town Hall (Lat: 39.042833 Lon: -90.138722), Call Sign: KBM215
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/20/2023
    Registrant: Datatronics Inc, 2624 E Broadway Ave, Alton, IL 62002, Phone: (618) 463-1440, Fax: (618) 463-1450, Email:
  • GODFREY WATERSTAND, 7.8 Km Se Of Brighton (Lat: 38.977222 Lon: -90.185278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 15.9 m, Call Sign: WPVY315
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 09/04/2022, Certifier: Paul D Schoeberle
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BRIGHTON_BUNKER HILL, 3366 Hickory Ridge Lane (Lat: 39.047278 Lon: -90.069861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQOH387
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BRIGHTON, 412 N. Maple St (Lat: 39.043639 Lon: -90.148333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WQOH388
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brighton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19132 , Serial Number: 15074189, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mathew S Allen, 16519 Conrad Rd, Brighton, IL 62012, Other Owners: Andrew J Allen
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30418 , Serial Number: 17701244, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Matthew B Young, 33988 Sailboat Ct, Brighton, IL 62012, Other Owners: Rebecca L Young
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30729 , Serial Number: 17701428, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1969
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Wendi M Sellers, 1329 Dorchester Ln, Brighton, IL 62012, Other Owners: Scott K Sellers
  • Aircraft: CARLSON ALLEN B COMMANDER ELITE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 60AC , Serial Number: 0610
    Registrant (Individual): Allen B Carlson, Rr 2 Po Box 88 A, Brighton, IL 62012
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85406 , Serial Number: 7AC-4146, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John P Crum, 126 Greenleaf Ct, Brighton, IL 62012


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Brighton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brighton, IL

Most common first names in Brighton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4073.3 years
Mary3577.6 years
William3276.9 years
Robert3271.5 years
Helen2781.4 years
Charles2671.3 years
George2673.1 years
James2573.4 years
Edward1979.2 years
Ruth1784.2 years
Most common last names in Brighton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1573.0 years
Jones1475.8 years
Watson1165.2 years
Smith1081.5 years
Miller1074.1 years
Scheffel983.8 years
Wagenblast880.1 years
Stubblefield876.2 years
Schmidt878.0 years
Johnson863.4 years

Businesses in Brighton, IL

  • U-Haul: 1


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