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-Arts and culture
-Professional sports
-Cost of living

Cons

-Economy
-Violent crime
-Urban decay


What Bert Has To Say About Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area


Detroit’s seemingly endless grid-patterned suburbs spread mainly west of town, and the northern half of this suburban cluster has been split off of the formerly singular Detroit metro area. That northern half consists of the relatively new and prosperous suburbs spreading north into Oakland County, including not only the named places of Warren, Troy and Farmington Hills but also such familiar names as Southfield, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield. These suburbs, located on once-agricultural land, are plain, business friendly and mostly family friendly.


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Quick Facts About Brighton


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Brighton is 4.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brighton jobs have Increased by 1.80 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Brighton's cost of living is 9.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Brighton's population is 7,609 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.82 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Brighton is $245,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -13.08%.
    SCHOOLS
    Brighton public schools spend $13,503 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Brighton.

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  10/8/2014
Great place to live!

Brighton is a great place to live. On the plus side, Brighton (Livingston County) is beautiful with lots of lakes, trees, parks, hiking and biking trails, etc. GREAT... (Read More)

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  4/30/2014
Mostly wonderful place to live

I have lived here for some time and raising kids here is really nice. It's like a small ann arbor, downtown buzzes with festivals, shops, music, parks and restaurants.... (Read More)

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  3/4/2014
Fantastic Living in Brighton, MI close to Ann Arbo

Of all the places we have lived in the U.S. this is the best. We have finally found a neighborhood with friendly people of all ages, Great medical care within 10-30... (Read More)

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