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Population (year 2000): 6,701. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,139 (+6.5% change)
Males: 3,129 (46.7%), Females: 3,572 (53.3%)

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Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $47,897 (year 2000)
Median house value: $156,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Brighton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (22.8%), English (17.1%), Irish (13.7%), Polish (11.7%), Italian (7.6%), Scottish (5.3%).

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Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Brighton,

For population 25 years and over in Brighton

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brighton city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3.5% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,013 (+17.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arbor, MI Ann (17.7 miles pop. 114,024).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (47.8 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (271.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, MI (7.7 miles Whitmore Lyon, MI (10.1 miles South MI (11.7 miles Howell, MI Pinckney, (12.0 miles MI Milford, (13.4 miles Hills, MI (14.6 miles Barton MI Dexter, (14.9 miles MI (17.2 miles Wixom,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 65 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 74 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 84 buildings, average cost: $100,300

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 83.78 W

Area code: 810


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Manufacturing (19.2%), Retail trade (14.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,344 (+64.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 971 (26.6%)


 

Crime in Brighton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 2 1 1
    per 100,000 44.8 29.8 14.9 14.9
Robberies 2 2 5 5
    per 100,000 29.8 29.8 74.6 74.6
Assaults 17 9 14 10
    per 100,000 253.7 134.3 208.9 149.2
Burglaries 29 32 16 31
    per 100,000 432.8 477.5 238.8 462.6
Thefts 251 281 274 332
    per 100,000 3745.7 4193.4 4088.9 4954.5
Auto thefts 12 16 10 11
    per 100,000 179.1 238.8 149.2 164.2
272.0 268.0 262.3 301.9


Average climate in Brighton, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brighton,

Brighton-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Brighton city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Grimm - College basketball player (Marquette Golden Eagles).


Hospital/medical center in Brighton:
  • BRIGHTON HOSPITAL (12851 E GRAND RIVER)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brighton:
  • SAINT JOSEPH MERCY LIVINGSTON HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HOWELL, MI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM (about 19 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI)
  • ST JOSEPH MERCY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brighton:
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 28 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brighton:
  • BRIGHTON (about 4 miles; BRIGHTON, MI; ID: 45G)
  • RAETHER (about 5 miles; HOWELL, MI; ID: 4Y1)
  • AERONUT PARK (about 7 miles; HOWELL, MI; ID: 13M)

Amtrak station near Brighton:
  • 17 miles: ANN ARBOR (325 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4 $15,478 $46,434 3 $759
Police Protection - Officers 14 $65,187 $55,874 2 $855
Water Supply 4 $15,901 $47,703 1 $638
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,775 $45,300 1 $897
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $21,899 $43,798 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $16,984 $50,952 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $43,886 $47,875 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $4,942 $59,304 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,937 $29,622 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $16,027 $48,081 2 $2,427
Totals for Government 51 $209,015 $49,180 9 $5,575


Colleges/Universities in Brighton:
  • ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 18; Location: 5757 WHITMORE LAKE RD STE 800; Private, for-profit)
  • BRIGHTON INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 5754 WHITMORE LAKE RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR (about 17 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 35,684)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
  • EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; YPSILANTI, MI; FT enrollment: 17,476)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 30 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 32 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,616)
Private high school in Brighton:
  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: PO BOX 839; Grades: 5 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Brighton:
  • BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,411; Location: 7878 BRIGHTON ROAD; Grades: 01 - 12)
  • SCRANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 881; Location: 8415 MALTBY ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MALTBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 824; Location: 4740 BAUER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARTLAND FARMS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 817; Location: 581 TAYLOR ROAD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • MILLER SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 850 SPENCER ROAD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • LINDBOM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 1010 STATE STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HORNUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 4680 BAUER ROAD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • HAWKINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 8900 LEE ROAD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SPENCER ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 10639 SPENCER ROAD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • HARTLAND LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 687 TAYLOR ROAD; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Brighton:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 710 RICKETT ROAD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • BRIGHTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 5291 ETHEL ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Brighton:
  • BRIGHTON DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,164,082; Location: 100 LIBRARY DRIVE; 62,081 books; 5,394 audio materials; 4,668 video materials; 345 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Brighton Hills Cemetery (2).


Brighton compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Brighton:
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDS (1480 AM; 4 kW; SALEM TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: KOCH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAAM (1600 AM; 5 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: WHITEHALL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brighton:
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WHMI-FM (93.5 FM; HOWELL, MI; Owner: THE LIVINGSTON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WWWW (102.9 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQKL (107.1 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WEMU (89.1 FM; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBN-FM (88.3 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Brighton:
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • W48BZ (Channel 48; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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