Brighton employment information

IndexBrightonIowaNational
Income per capita$21,384$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,781$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,692$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,036$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,196$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,889$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%12.3%15.1%
The Brighton, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Brighton is $21,384, which is 26% lower than than the Iowa average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,781, which is 16% lower than than the Iowa average and 17% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Brighton is 4%, which is 12% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Brighton is 14% which is 8% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$30,517$45,781$91,562
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Brighton is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Brighton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Brighton is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Brighton is 8% lower than the national average.

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Brighton median earnings by income bracket

Brighton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%1.5%
Manufacturing sector42.5%13.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services8.9%19.0%
Public administration4.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.8%41.6%
Other18.5%21.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westwood, IA96$101,66784%
Harper, IA96$60,83310%
Libertyville, IA371$58,8646%
Richland, IA651$58,2955%
Maharishi Vedic City, IA583$57,5004%
Brighton, IA595$45,78117%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Meinrad, IN595$53,6963%
Beaver City, NE595$39,15329%
Buda, IL595$41,69125%
East Arcadia, NC595$25,55654%
Sutherland, IA595$45,57718%
Brighton, IA595$45,78117%
Source: The Brighton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).