Brighton is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,921 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brighton is the 188th largest community in Tennessee. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Brighton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Brighton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Brighton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Brighton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $58,896.00.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brighton who work in office and administrative support (15.97%), sales jobs (10.36%), and healthcare (8.13%).
Brighton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Brighton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Brighton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Brighton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.78% of adults 25 and older in Brighton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Brighton in 2018 was $24,421, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,684 for a family of four. However, Brighton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brighton is a somewhat 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 Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Brighton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.