Brilliant, Alabama

Brilliant: Town in Alabama

About

Brilliant is a town located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 900. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 862 inhabitants.

The town was created 67 years ago in 1956.

Quick Facts about Brilliant

Population : 862 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 35548
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 620 feet / 189 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1957 (67 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:32:11 (17th July 2024)
Population growth : -4.41% (2010-2020)

Geography

Brilliant is located at 34°1'31"N 87°45'30"W (34.0253800, -87.7583600).

Brilliant map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brilliant decreased by 4.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 889 - census
2010 900 1.22% census
2011 902 0.22% estimation process
2012 898 -0.45% estimation process
2013 889 -1.01% estimation process
2014 887 -0.23% estimation process
2015 884 -0.34% estimation process
2016 881 -0.34% estimation process
2017 876 -0.57% estimation process
2018 874 -0.23% estimation process
2019 873 -0.11% estimation process
2020 862 -1.28% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,284
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,366
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 26,088
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,369
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.3%
People over 65 (%) : 12.0%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 17.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 73.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 17.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,168
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.2%

Brilliant zip code is 35548. County name: Marion, County fips: 01093

Boston, Brilliant

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $48,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,006
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $434
2015-2019 median gross rent : $887
2015-2019 Households : 9,002
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 : 81.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,434
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,894
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,626
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 74,938
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,002
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,014
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,681
Percentage of people living in poverty : 33.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,987
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 659
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,225
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,533
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 402
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 175
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,731
2010 population per square mile : 4,057.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.25
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 22,393
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $231,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,667
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $567
2015-2019 median gross rent : $884
Permits for construction, 2020 : 273
2015-2019 Households : 20,242
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.64
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 313,557
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 552,884
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 469,214
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,778
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $83,464
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,021
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,270
2019 total employment : 14,361
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 664,149
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,756
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,935
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,528
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,390
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,623
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 541
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,142
2010 population per square mile : 129.9
2010 land area in square miles : 414.86

Schools in Brilliant

College & universities near Brilliant, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102429 Bevill State Community College Jasper (AL) 35501

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brilliant, AL

Code Name Address Type
TCL Tuscaloosa 2105 Greensboro Ave RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Brilliant

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brillian Post Office Brilliant (AL) 35548

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Brilliant , Ohio census-designated place in Ohio with a population of 1,482 people.

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Marion County , AL.

City Name Population Title
City of Hamilton 6,885 City in Marion County, Alabama, United States
Hamilton 6,645 City in Marion County, Alabama, United States
Winfield 4,559 City in Marion County, Alabama, United States
Guin 2,250 City in Marion County, Alabama, United States
Hackleburg 1,249 City in Marion County, Alabama, United States of America
Bear Creek 1,047 Town in Marion County, Alabama, USA
Glen Allen 480 Town in Alabama, USA
Gu-Win 173 Town in Alabama, United States