Brighton is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 2,862 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
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Brighton has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.