Brighton is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,095, it is the 469th largest city in Illinois and the 7439th largest city in the United States . Brighton is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -7.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,254 in 2010. Brighton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Brighton has a population density of 1,090 people per square mile.
The average household income in Brighton is $67,221 with a poverty rate of 15.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $102,700. The median age in Brighton is 39.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.