Brighton, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,719. Estimated population in 2021: 2,441 (+42.0% change)
Males: 799 (46.5%), Females: 920 (53.5%)

Zip code: 38011

Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $43,510
Median house value: $95,900

Races in Brighton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.3%)
  • Black (20.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (15.6%), Irish (11.3%), English (8.5%), German (6.5%), Italian (4.3%), French (3.4%).

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brighton

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brighton town

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +861 (+100.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brighton:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON (about 8 miles; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAUDERDALE (about 15 miles; RIPLEY, TN)
  • LAKESIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 20 miles; MEMPHIS, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brighton:

  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 14 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 36 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 58 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brighton:

  • COVINGTON MUNI (about 12 miles; COVINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: M04)
  • CHARLES W. BAKER (about 20 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: 2M8)
  • OSCEOLA MUNI (about 24 miles; OSCEOLA, AR; Abbreviation: 7M4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brighton:

  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 23 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 26 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 26 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 26 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)

Schools

Public high school in Brighton:

  • BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,048; Location: 8045 HWY 51 S; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brighton:

  • BRIGHTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,223; Location: 1201 OLD HIGHWAY 51; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BRIGHTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,144; Location: 7785 HWY 51 SOUTH; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • TIPTON CO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: P O BOX 547; Grades: 03 – 12)

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