Brighton, MI

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Population

7,567

0.225% growth

Poverty Rate

9.12%


Median Age

43.8


Median Household Income

$55,530

7.41% decline

Number of Employees

3,824

0.0523% decline

Median Property Value

$185,500

6.55% growth

About

In 2017, Brighton, MI had a population of 7.57k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $55,530. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brighton, MI grew from 7,550 to 7,567, a 0.225% increase and its median household income declined from $59,972 to $55,530, a -7.41% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brighton, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), White (Hispanic) (1.82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.489%), and Asian (Hispanic) (0.33%). N/A% of the people in Brighton, MI speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brighton, MI are Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton (88 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Brighton, MI is $185,500, and the homeownership rate is 59.2%. Most people in Brighton, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Brighton, MI is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Brighton, MI employs 3.82k people. The largest industries in Brighton, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (566 people), and Retail Trade (509 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,319), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($84,861), and Finance & Insurance ($78,594).

Median household income in Brighton, MI is $55,530. Males in Brighton, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Brighton, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,530

2017 value

± $7,440

-7.41%

1 Year Growth

± 20.3%

Households in Brighton, MI have a median annual income of $55,530, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,972 in 2016, which represents a -7.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brighton, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 7405

  2. Census Tract 7416.02

  3. Census Tract 7411

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brighton, MI was Census Tract 7405 with a value of $97,788, followed by Census Tract 7416.02 and Census Tract 7411, with respective values of $82,094 and $44,831.

The following map shows all of the places in Brighton, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brighton, MI (679 out of 7.44k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    596 ± 152

  2. Asian

    83 ± 82

  3. Hispanic

    9 ± 71

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brighton, MI is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.82k

2017 Value

± 344

-0.0523%

1 Year decline

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brighton, MI declined at a rate of -0.0523%, from 3.83k employees to 3.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brighton, MI, are Management Occupations (485 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (404 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brighton, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brighton, MI, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (485 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (404 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brighton, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.88 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brighton, MI, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($98,935), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($95,833), and Management Occupations ($91,146).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.82k

2017 Value

± 344

-0.0523%

1 Year decline

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brighton, MI declined at a rate of -0.0523%, from 3.83k employees to 3.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brighton, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (566 people), and Retail Trade (509 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brighton, MI, though some of these residents may live in Brighton, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Brighton, MI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (584 people), Manufacturing (566 people), and Retail Trade (509 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brighton, MI has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.89 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.46 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brighton, MI, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,319), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($84,861), and Finance & Insurance ($78,594).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $138B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.2B) and Machinery ($36.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.4B, followed by Indiana with $27.2B and Illinois and $21.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.6% of the population of Brighton, MI has health coverage, with 56.3% on employee plans, 8.95% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Brighton, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Brighton, MI see 1951 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.27% decrease from the previous year (2017 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1640 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,951 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Livingston County, MI see an average of 1,951 patients per year. This represents a 3.27% decrease from the previous year (2,017 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Livingston County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.44%

Uninsured

56.3%

Employer Coverage

8.95%

Medicaid

17.5%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brighton, MI grew by 6.13% from 4.19% to 4.44%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brighton, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Brighton, MI is home to a population of 7.57k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.36% of Brighton, MI residents were born outside of the country (330 people).

In 2017, there were 44.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.18k people) in Brighton, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 162 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 138 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Brighton, MI was 43.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Brighton, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Brighton, MI residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.36%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

330 people

4.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

317 people

As of 2017, 4.36% of Brighton, MI residents (330 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brighton, MI was 4.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

97.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.8% of Brighton, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Brighton, MI was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brighton, MI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    7.18k ± 168

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    162 ± 119

  3. White (Hispanic)

    138 ± 93

In 2017, there were 44.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.18k people) in Brighton, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 162 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 138 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Brighton, MI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    174 ± 62

  2. World War II

    99 ± 56

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    77 ± 52

Brighton, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Brighton, MI awarded 88 degrees. The student population of Brighton, MI is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 53 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brighton, MI are White (81 and 92%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4 and 4.55%), Black or African American (3 and 3.41%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Brighton, MI by number of degrees awarded are Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton (88 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Brighton, MI are Medical Assistant (57 and 64.8%), Dental Assisting (16 and 18.2%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (11 and 12.5%).

The median tuition costs in Brighton, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 57 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Brighton, MI was Medical Assistant with 57 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Brighton, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

88 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Brighton, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton with 88 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7

Degrees Awarded to Men

81

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 7 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brighton, MI, which is 0.0864 times less than the 81 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Brighton, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    81 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    3 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Brighton, MI were to White students. These 81 degrees mean that there were 20.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brighton, MI was $185,500 in 2017, which is 0.808 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $174,100 to $185,500, a 6.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Brighton, MI is 59.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Brighton, MI have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Brighton, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$185,500

2017 Median

± $6,258

$174,100

2016 Median

± $6,934

In 2017, the median property value in Brighton, MI grew to to $185,500 from the previous year's value of $174,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brighton, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brighton, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$55,530

Median Household Income

± $7,440

3.68k

Number of Households

± 322

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.68k households in Brighton, MI declined from $55,530 from the previous year's value of $59,972.

The following chart displays the households in Brighton, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Brighton, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brighton, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.2%

2017 Homeownership

59.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.2% of the housing units in Brighton, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brighton, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brighton, MI have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.655% of the workforce in Brighton, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    88.2%

  2. Carpooled

    5.17%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Brighton, MI was Drove Alone (88.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (5.17%) and those who Worked At Home (3.83%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brighton, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brighton, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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