Brighton, Illinois

Brighton: Village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States

About

Brighton is a village located in the county of Macoupin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,254 and a population density of 455 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,967 inhabitants.

Brighton locator map
Location of Brighton on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Brighton

Population : 1,967 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macoupin County
Postal code : 62012
Area : 4.95 km2
Altitude : 2,175 feet / 663 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:46:51 (15th June 2024)
Density : 397 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.59% (2010-2020)
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Map of Jersey County highlighting Brighton Illinois
Map of Jersey County highlighting Brighton  Illinois image

Geography

Brighton is located at 39°2'23"N 90°8'26"W (39.0397700, -90.1406600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brighton decreased by 14.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,254 - census
2011 2,256 0.09% estimation process
2012 2,223 -1.48% estimation process
2013 2,215 -0.36% estimation process
2014 2,199 -0.73% estimation process
2015 2,177 -1.01% estimation process
2016 2,163 -0.65% estimation process
2017 2,153 -0.46% estimation process
2018 2,149 -0.19% estimation process
2019 2,131 -0.84% estimation process
2020 1,967 -8.34% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,682
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,877
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,317
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,817
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.9%
People over 65 (%) : 9.8%
Female persons, % : 33.2%
White only, percent : 51.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 57.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 25.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 753
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%

Brighton zip code is 62012. County name: Macoupin, County fips: 17117

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $150,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,326
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $502
2015-2019 median gross rent : $769
2015-2019 Households : 4,922
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,467
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 167,006
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,111
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,385
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,143
Percentage of people living in poverty : 25.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 901
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 292
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 389
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 462
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 378
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 49
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 747
2010 population per square mile : 794.9
2010 land area in square miles : 26.19

Schools in Brighton

College & universities near Brighton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146603 Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey (IL) 62035

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brighton, IL

Code Name Address Type
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL

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Other cities in Macoupin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Macoupin County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Carlinville 5,441 City in Illinois
Staunton 4,919 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Virden 3,302 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Piasa 3,151 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Gillespie 3,048 City in Illinois, United States
Girard 1,981 City in Illinois
Mount Olive 1,911 City in Illinois
Bunker Hill 1,664 City in Illinois, USA
Benld 1,406 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Barr 1,208 Unincorporated community in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Palmyra 654 Village in Illinois, United States
Shipman 583 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Wilsonville 550 Village in Illinois, United States
Medora 390 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Mount Clare 262 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sawyerville 261 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Brighton distances to largest Illinois cities