Brighton, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Brighton Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Brighton Content

Also See: Brighton, TN ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Brighton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Brighton had a population of 2,737 as of July 1, 2017. Brighton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brighton is located at latitude 35.4816 and longitude -89.7346 in Tipton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Brighton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tipton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Town of Brighton (GNIS ID: 2405320) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Brighton is located within Commissioner District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tipton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brighton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


Town of Brighton, TN Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | TN Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Commissioner District 9 | Tipton County | Tennessee Counties

Search the map for:

Brighton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,737
Daytime Population: Workers 847
Daytime Population: Residents 1,246
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,093
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,737
Population in Familes 2,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 968
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $55,844
Average Household Income $66,802
Per Capita Income $21,898


Total Housing Units 953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $146,967
Average Home Value $164,757


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 719
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.57%
Households 0.37% 0.49%
Families 0.19% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Brighton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brighton to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 63rd
Population Density # 83 81st
Diversity Index # 107 75th
Median Household Income # 52 88th
Per Capita Income # 209 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.

Tennessee Research Tools

Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Tennessee Census Data
Highest or Lowest: