Brighton is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,996 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brighton is the 188th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, Brighton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brighton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brighton is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brighton who work in office and administrative support (15.26%), healthcare (11.33%), and food service (10.96%).
One downside of living in Brighton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.54 minutes every day commuting to work.
Brighton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Brighton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.52% of the adults in Brighton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brighton in 2010 was $20,722, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,888 for a family of four. However, Brighton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brighton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Brighton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brighton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brighton include German, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Brighton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.