Brighton Information

Brighton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Brighton, IL

General Brighton Information

State: Illinois

County: Macoupin County

Close cities: Piasa, IL, Shipman, IL, Bunker Hill, IL, Cottage Hills, IL, Brighton, IL, Alton, IL, Fidelity, IL, Fairmont, IL, Milton, IL, Bethalto, IL, Godfrey, IL, Dorsey, IL, Moro, IL, Medora, IL

Brighton Population (census data)
Total 2,370 (+6.2% since 2000)
Male 1,145 (48.3%)
Female 1,225 (51.7%)

Population Density: 1,472 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.8 (US Avg is 100)

Brighton Elevation: 653 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1886

Land Area: 1.61 square miles

Median Household Income: $49,928

Zip Codes: 62012.

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Brighton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (26.5%)
  • English (14.0%)
  • Irish (11.5%)
  • United States (9.5%)
  • French (2.9%)
  • Italian (2.8%)

Local Brighton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: St. Louis University, Western Illinois University

Brighton School Information

Elementary Schools
Brighton North Elementary School (P. O. Box 757, Brighton, IL, 62012 - Southwestern Community Unit School District 9 District)
Brighton West Elementary School (P. O. Box 728, Brighton, IL, 62012 - Southwestern Community Unit School District 9 District)

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