Brighton, IL 62012 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62012: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brighton, IL 62012

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,383
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
  • County: Macoupin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.037, Longitude -90.137
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 62012 has segments in 3 Counties (Jersey, Macoupin, Madison).

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Brighton, IL 62012 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,985
Population in Households 6,928
Population in Familes 5,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,641
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,987
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,823 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,278 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $121,460
Average Home Value $156,091


Median Household Income $60,538
Average Household Income $71,716
Per Capita Income $27,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.12%
Households 0.23% -0.03%
Families 0.11% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brighton, IL 62012 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62012 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 429 69th
Population Density1 # 591 57th
Diversity Index2 # 791 43rd
Median Household Income # 409 70th
Per Capita Income # 613 56th

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