Brighton

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  1. Brighton Legal Resources
  2. Brighton Statistics
  3. Brighton Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Brighton Employment Information
  5. Brighton Family Information
  6. Brighton Education Information
  7. Brighton Public Benefits Information
  8. Brighton Criminal Information
  9. Brighton Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Brighton Zip Codes


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Brighton Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 27,972
  • Land Area (2000): 283.755 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 7.812 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 9,574

Brighton Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 22,448 80.26%
 Rural, Farm 172 0.61%
 Rural, Non-farm 5,349 19.12%

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Brighton Employment Information

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Brighton Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 0 0 0 --% 0
1991 0 0 0 --% 0
1992 0 0 0 --% 0
1993 0 0 0 --% 0
1994 0 0 0 --% 0
1995 0 0 0 --% 0
1996 0 0 0 --% 0
1997 0 0 0 --% 0
1998 0 0 0 --% 0
1999 0 0 0 --% 0
2000 10,272 9,967 305 2.97% 30
2001 10,316 9,868 448 4.34% 43
2002 10,636 9,924 712 6.69% 67
2003 11,083 10,230 853 7.69% 77
2004 11,321 10,534 787 6.95% 70
2005 11,656 10,927 729 6.26% 63
2006 12,077 11,443 634 5.25% 53
2007 12,293 11,723 569 4.63% 46
2008 12,525 11,797 727 5.81% 58
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 12,436 11,728 708 5.69% 57
Feb 2008 12,439 11,730 709 5.70% 57
Mar 2008 12,497 11,792 705 5.64% 56
Apr 2008 12,549 11,901 648 5.16% 52
May 2008 12,525 11,833 692 5.52% 55
Jun 2008 12,650 11,855 795 6.28% 63
Jul 2008 12,613 11,839 774 6.14% 61
Aug 2008 12,512 11,738 774 6.19% 62
Sep 2008 12,500 11,758 742 5.94% 59
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Brighton Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,353 17.90%
2. Repair and Maintenance 349 4.62%
3. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 324 4.29%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 316 4.18%
5. Truck Transportation 303 4.01%
6. Educational Services 268 3.55%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 267 3.53%
8. Public Administration 242 3.20%
9. Metal Manufactuing 217 2.87%
10. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 200 2.65%
11. Health Care 195 2.58%
12. Other Transportation 182 2.41%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 175 2.32%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 169 2.24%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 158 2.09%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 154 2.04%
17. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 147 1.94%
18. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 144 1.91%
19. Air Transportation 115 1.52%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 111 1.47%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 637 11.05%
2. Educational Services 527 9.14%
3. Public Administration 478 8.29%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 344 5.97%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 327 5.67%
6. Finance and Insurance 306 5.31%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 274 4.75%
8. Construction 237 4.11%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 190 3.30%
10. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 138 2.39%
11. Department and Other General Stores 133 2.31%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 126 2.19%
13. Social Assistance 123 2.13%
14. Utilities 91 1.58%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 85 1.47%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 82 1.42%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 79 1.37%
18. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 77 1.34%
19. Air Transportation 76 1.32%
20. Food Manufacturing 72 1.25%

Brighton Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 460 6.09%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 457 6.05%
3. Vehicle Mechanics 379 5.01%
4. Other Production Occupations 332 4.39%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 309 4.09%
6. Other Management Occupations 295 3.90%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 292 3.86%
8. Other Construction Trades 262 3.47%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 257 3.40%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 247 3.27%
11. Construction Laborers 198 2.62%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 195 2.58%
13. Operations Managers Non Finance 182 2.41%
14. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 178 2.36%
15. Other Material Moving Workers 177 2.34%
16. Other Sales and Related Occupations 159 2.10%
17. Other Office and Admin Support 153 2.02%
18. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 150 1.98%
19. Top Executives 149 1.97%
20. Carpenters 146 1.93%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 460 7.98%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 430 7.46%
3. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 339 5.88%
4. Cashiers 263 4.56%
5. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 241 4.18%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 204 3.54%
7. Other Management Occupations 182 3.16%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 179 3.11%
9. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 178 3.09%
10. Accountants and Auditors 173 3.00%
11. Customer Service Representatives 160 2.78%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 153 2.65%
13. Other Production Occupations 149 2.59%
14. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 140 2.43%
15. Registered Nurses 132 2.29%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 123 2.13%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 117 2.03%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 115 2.00%
19. Health Technologists and Technicians 98 1.70%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 94 1.63%

Brighton Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,072 62.28%
15-35 hours 2,564 12.22%
1-14 hours 407 1.94%
No regular hours 4,947 23.57%

Brighton Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 701 5.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 719 5.66%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 943 7.42%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,603 12.61%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,388 10.92%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,010 15.81%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,783 14.03%
8 AM-8:29 AM 900 7.08%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 463 3.64%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 421 3.31%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 235 1.85%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 145 1.14%
Noon-3:59 PM 774 6.09%
4 PM-11:59 PM 626 4.92%

Brighton Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 601 4.73%
5-9 1,432 11.27%
10-14 1,277 10.05%
15-19 1,066 8.39%
20-24 1,136 8.94%
25-29 1,162 9.14%
30-34 2,588 20.36%
35-39 614 4.83%
40-44 754 5.93%
45-59 1,288 10.13%
60-89 526 4.14%
At least 90 267 2.10%

Brighton Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 27 0.21% 6,647 52.29%
30-44 16 0.13% 3,940 31.00%
45-59 90 0.71% 1,198 9.42%
At least 60 83 0.65% 710 5.59%

Brighton Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,745 13.21%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,243 77.55%
 Motorcycle 13 0.10%
 Other 99 0.75%
 Public transportation 216 1.64%
 Walked 395 2.99%
 Worked at home 498 3.77%

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Brighton Family Information

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Households (2000): 9,032 (26,479 people)
Families (2000): 7,031 (23,226 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,314
People at same address in 1995: 12,038

Brighton Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 477 5.24%
$10,000-$14,999 367 4.04%
$15,000-$19,999 340 3.74%
$20,000-$24,999 505 5.55%
$25,000-$29,999 635 6.98%
$30,000-$34,999 626 6.88%
$35,000-$39,999 432 4.75%
$40,000-$44,999 525 5.77%
$45,000-$49,999 510 5.61%
$50,000-$59,999 1,009 11.09%
$60,000-$74,999 1,276 14.03%
$75,000-$99,999 1,210 13.30%
$100,000-$124,999 526 5.78%
$125,000-$149,999 293 3.22%
$150,000-$199,999 232 2.55%
$200,000 or more 132 1.45%

Brighton Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,628 17.75%
 Family, 2 people 2,680 29.22%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 345 3.76%
 Family, 3 people 1,553 16.93%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 49 0.53%
 Family, 4 people 1,503 16.39%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 23 0.25%
 Family, 5 people 812 8.85%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 13 0.14%
 Family, 6 people 312 3.40%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 7 0.08%
 Family, 7 or more people 241 2.63%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 5 0.05%

Brighton Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,811 31.58%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,085 12.47%
Public Assistance 156 0.63%
Retirement 1,370 5.54%
Self Employment 1,200 4.85%
Social Security 2,133 8.62%
Supplemental Security 253 1.02%
Wage / Salary 7,649 30.93%
Other 1,076 4.35%

Brighton Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,988 50.94%
 With children under 18 2,878 49.06%

Brighton Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,001 8.84%
 Married 6,954 61.43%
 Never Married 3,085 27.25%
 Widowed 281 2.48%

Brighton Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 972 9.59%
 Married 6,470 63.84%
 Never Married 1,829 18.05%
 Widowed 863 8.52%

Brighton Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brighton Education Information

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Brighton Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,665 8.30%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,114 15.51%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,470 32.24%
 Some college, no degree 4,441 22.13%
 Associate degree 1,323 6.59%
 Bachelors degree 2,103 10.48%
 Graduate or professional degree 955 4.76%

Brighton Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 281 1.00% 170 0.61% 451 1.61%
Kindergarten 387 1.38% 26 0.09% 413 1.48%
Grades 1-4 1,597 5.71% 203 0.73% 1,800 6.44%
Grades 5-8 1,610 5.76% 202 0.72% 1,812 6.48%
Grades 9-12 1,759 6.29% 124 0.44% 1,883 6.73%
Undergrad college 520 1.86% 134 0.48% 654 2.34%
Graduate or professional school 93 0.33% 43 0.15% 136 0.49%
Total 6,247 22.33% 902 3.22% 7,149 25.56%

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Brighton Public Benefits Information

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Brighton Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 24,715 92.08%
 Below Poverty Level 2,127 7.92%

Brighton Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brighton Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 831

Brighton Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2005 1.648 0.147 0.000 0.366 2.161 0.696 7.473 38.022 6.667 52.161
2006 3.013 0.526 0.000 0.490 4.029 0.350 7.217 29.955 4.449 41.621
2007 1.506 0.705 0.000 0.352 2.563 0.160 4.645 27.839 3.043 35.528

Brighton Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 12 51
2005 13 52
2006 15 53
2007 15 54

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Brighton Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Brighton Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,357 15.58%
10-19 Years 4,252 15.20%
20-29 Years 3,754 13.42%
30-39 Years 4,561 16.31%
40-49 Years 4,385 15.68%
50-59 Years 3,053 10.91%
60-69 Years 1,769 6.32%
70-79 Years 1,133 4.05%
80-89 Years 588 2.10%
90+ Years 120 0.43%

Brighton Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 14,542 51.99%
 Female 13,430 48.01%

Brighton Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 17,988 64.31%
 Hispanic/Latino 8,962 32.04%
 Asian 302 1.08%
 Multiracial 291 1.04%
 African-American 249 0.89%
 Amerindian 156 0.56%
 Pacific Islander 12 0.04%
 Other Race 12 0.04%

Brighton Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 6,531 31.75%
2. Irish 3,038 14.77%
3. English 2,530 12.30%
4. United States Or American 1,378 6.70%
5. Italian 1,079 5.25%
6. French Non-Basque 707 3.44%
7. Norwegian 701 3.41%
8. Swedish 608 2.96%
9. Polish 480 2.33%
10. Scottish 453 2.20%

Brighton Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 20,269 78.59%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 5,011 19.43%
3. German 112 0.43%
4. Korean 63 0.24%
5. Japanese 55 0.21%
6. Hindi 54 0.21%
7. French 34 0.13%
8. Scandinavian 33 0.13%
9. Italian 30 0.12%
10. Polish 28 0.11%

Brighton Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 25,151 89.92%
 Naturalized immigrant 929 3.32%
 Not a citizen 1,889 6.75%

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Brighton Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brighton Zip Codes

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80601 80602 80603