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B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Brilliant is a town in Alabama with a population of 980. Brilliant is in Marion County. Living in Brilliant offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Brilliant and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brilliant are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$70,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$325
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    227
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    794.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    794.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    567.5
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    3%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Brilliant

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$25,880
National
$55,322
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Brilliant Reviews

1 review
Well i been paying with a check for many years at that store . Their is this girl that work their has put the word in to the company not to take any more checks from me .Its funny the store in winfield al they will it's the point the store in brilliant is closer .That girl fills out the surveys on the computer to make the store to have a 10 on the survey to have a good store.
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