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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
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Brighton Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 18,570. Brighton Township is in Livingston County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Brighton Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Brighton Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Residents of Brighton Township tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brighton Township are highly rated.
About Brighton Township...
Population
18,570

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$278,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,130
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Brighton Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Brighton Township

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$105,741
National
$55,322

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Brighton Township Reviews

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Brighton has a great reputation for a lot of things. It has a number of various restaurants form American, Italian, Greek, Thai, Sushi, and many more. It has fancy dining to casual. It is also very family orientated with all of it's activities at the Mill Pond. The have Music in the Park, Fishing Derbies in the summer, Ice Sculptures in the winter, and a wonderful walk way that stretches from one end of the pond to the other for a nice stroll.
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I enjoyed living in brighton township for 30 years. Excellent school system. Nice downtown area/Helpful neighbors. New housing, but keeping wet lands. Safe and has alot of water and sports.
I feel that Brighton is a very nicely sized town, always decorated in wonderful flowers and decorations. Brighton always has very lovely fairs and festivals