Brighton is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,885 people and just one neighborhood, Brighton is the 160th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Brighton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.42% of the Brighton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Brighton is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brighton who work in maintenance occupations (13.68%), food service (13.18%) and office and administrative support (10.36%).
Setting & Lifestyle
For a small city, Brighton has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Brighton exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.