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Brighton is a city in Jefferson County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
The community was named for British seaport
The latitude of Brighton is 33.434N. The longitude is -86.947W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,495.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brighton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35020 ZIP code.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brighton was $11,002, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Brighton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brighton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brighton political report.
The average commute time for Brighton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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