Brighton, Iowa 

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Population

555

+2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Best Places to Live in Brighton, Iowa

College town - Eastern Iowa along I-80. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Brighton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Cost of housing
-Outdoor recreation

Local Listings in Brighton
 $117,500 
1025 Walnut Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 864 SqFt
 $39,000 
408 S Mechanic St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 877 SqFt
 $89,000 
200 E Madison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 990 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Iowa City Metro Area

Once the capital of the state, Iowa City is both home to the University of Iowa and a livable city boasting a diverse cultural environment, attractive downtown, and historic campus buildings. True to college-town form, the area has the highest housing costs in the state and one of the highest levels of educational attainment in the country. The city is well-educated, progressive, active, and has a strong community feel. An assortment of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in a lively downtown and Iowa River riverfront setting anchored by a large pedestrian mall.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Brighton
Zip Codes: 52540
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 708 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Brighton is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brighton jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Brighton's cost of living is 22.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Brighton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Brighton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Washington county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Brighton's population is 555 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Brighton is $72,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Brighton public schools spend $11,767 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Brighton. More Education


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Housing Market in Brighton

It's a good time to buy in Brighton. Home Appreciation is up 4.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Brighton Real Estate

The median home price in Brighton is $72,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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52540

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NEW LISTINGS IN BRIGHTON
$117,500
1025 Walnut Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$39,000
408 S Mechanic St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$89,000
200 E Madison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$197,900
1024 Germanville Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$93,000
200 Madison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$23,000
100 W Main St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$268,500
3245 Elm Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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