Brighton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 2,151 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 1,080  (50.2%)
Females: 1,071  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62012.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,196 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Brighton:

$62,196
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,328 (it was $16,453 in 2000)

Brighton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,376 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Brighton:

$117,376
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brighton: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Brighton, IL (2010)
    • 2,20097.6%White alone
    • 251.1%Hispanic
    • 180.8%Two or more races
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Brighton, Illinois as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brighton is 384 to 1.


Crime rates in Brighton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(91.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(148.2)
4
(196.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(592.9)
1
(49.0)
4
(193.1)
9
(433.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(135.3)
2
(90.6)
2
(91.5)
5
(230.1)
1
(46.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(148.2)
5
(245.0)
17
(820.5)
8
(385.0)
3
(143.6)
1
(48.5)
1
(51.2)
2
(88.9)
1
(45.1)
6
(271.9)
1
(45.7)
3
(138.1)
1
(46.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(1,285)
7
(343.0)
9
(434.4)
22
(1,059)
14
(670.2)
10
(485.0)
4
(204.9)
7
(311.1)
10
(450.9)
3
(135.9)
8
(366.0)
7
(322.1)
3
(140.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(49.4)
1
(49.0)
1
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(91.5)
3
(138.1)
1
(46.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)228.8103.4117.3155.936.922.827.218.7124.042.6116.779.622.0

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City-data.com crime index in Brighton, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (39.1%), American (11.3%), English (8.5%), Irish (7.7%), European (3.5%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/30/1886

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,336 people per square mile   (low).

Brighton, Illinois map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,338 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,504 (2.2%)

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)

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 90.14 W

Area code: 618

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

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: 16 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $254,100
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $256,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Brighton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Brighton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Brighton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Brighton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Brighton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brighton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 87.5. This is about average.

City:

87.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.461. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.461
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.856. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.856
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 26.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0311. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0311
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from Brighton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.6 miles away from Brighton center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.1 miles away from the city 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 Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
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

Hospitals and medical centers in Brighton:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF ALTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALTON, IL)
  • VNA TIP HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ALTON, IL)
  • TWIN RIVERS ESTATE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GODFREY, IL)
  • FOSTERBURG TERRACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ALTON, 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: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 19 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 25 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Lindenwood University (about 27 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 28 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public elementary/middle school in Brighton:

See full list of schools located in Brighton

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRIGHTON (Population served: 7,182, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2007)
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
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000

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.

For population 15 years and over in Brighton:

Marital status in Brighton, IL
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Brighton:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brighton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brighton, IL (based on Macoupin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
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: 15
This 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
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Macoupin County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brighton:

42.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Brighton:

55.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Brighton:

79.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brighton, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$10,644$42,5760$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,697$50,7882$2,679
Sewerage 1$2,969$35,6280$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,794
Local Libraries 0$0 12$3,022
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,203
Totals for Government 7$26,310$45,10323$10,698

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $500,000 ($232.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $822,000 ($382.15)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($115.76)
    Financial Administration: $168,000 ($78.10)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($67.41)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($58.58)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($29.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($28.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000 ($25.57)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($16.74)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($12.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $471,000 ($218.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $215,000 ($99.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($57.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($17.67)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,091,000 ($507.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $438,000 ($203.63)
    Highways: $65,000 ($30.22)
  • Tax - Property: $269,000 ($125.06)
    Other License: $13,000 ($6.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,303,000 ($605.76)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IL  1.59% ($43,390 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($39,418)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.46% ($34,827)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IL  1.54% ($40,673 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.78% ($37,698)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.43% ($27,506)

Businesses in Brighton, IL

  • U-Haul: 1

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.)
Brighton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Brighton fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2001 07:28 PM, Us-67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.6mTotal length
  • $96,000Total costs
  • 18,200Total average daily traffic
  • 2,824Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,167Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brighton, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brighton, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 7228 Herter Industrial Drive, Godfrey, IL 62035, 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:

5
  • Brighton Tower, Lat: 39.042500 Lon: -90.058056, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQLU285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2010, Expiration Date: 04/27/2020, Certifier: Jeff Kohler, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • BRIGHTON_BUNKER HILL, 3366 Hickory Ridge Lane (Lat: 39.047278 Lon: -90.069861), Type: Gtower, 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: Gtower, 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:
  • ST54XC449, 29631 Delhi Rd. (Lat: 39.041917 Lon: -90.249889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQSG615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • IL03728A, 29631 Delhi Rd. (Lat: 39.041917 Lon: -90.249889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQVY794,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/17/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/14/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Matthew B Young, 33988 Sailboat Ct, Brighton, IL 62012, Other Owners: Rebecca L Young
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A4M (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6884J , Serial Number: 28-7690420, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Hbk Flyers LLC, 1744 Seminary Rd, Brighton, IL 62012
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9498N , Serial Number: 28R-35219, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Scott A Koehler, 33824 Woodgate Ct, Brighton, IL 62012, Other Owners: Ralph A Bradshaw, James R Cadle
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9681D , Serial Number: 22-6598, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Sean L Lynch, 20346 Range Line Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/1986
    Registrant (Individual): John P Crum, 126 Greenleaf Ct, Brighton, IL 62012
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Brighton, IL

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brighton, IL
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 20.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brighton, IL
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 48.9%Electricity


Brighton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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