For population 25 years and over in Brighton:
For population 15 years and over in Brighton town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (14.3 miles , pop. 90,352).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (31.4 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (58.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Paddock Lake, WI (1.7 miles ), Silver Lake, WI (2.3 miles ), Paris, WI (2.4 miles ), Eagle Lake, WI (2.4 miles ), Wheatland, WI (2.4 miles ), Union Grove, WI (2.5 miles ), Salem, WI (2.5 miles ), Camp Lake, WI (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 88.12 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 262
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Brighton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brighton, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brighton-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Brighton town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.
Earthquake activity:Brighton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Brighton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Brighton:
Amtrak station near Brighton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.477. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Brighton compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Brighton (based on Kenosha County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,827 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Brighton:
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brighton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: