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Brighton, Michigan
City
Downtown Brighton, Grand River Ave
Motto: "Where quality is a way of life"
Location of Brighton, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Livingston
Government
 • Mayor Jim Muzzin
Area
 • Total 3.69 sq mi (9.56 km2)
 • Land 3.56 sq mi (9.22 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,444
 • Estimate (2012) 7,552
 • Density 2,091.0/sq mi (807.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48114,48115,48116
Area code(s) 810 248
FIPS code 26-10620
GNIS feature ID 0621987
Website Brighton City Website
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Packing Options
  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
  • Do It Yourself Packing - Rose can provide boxes and materials to make your job as easy as possible.
Basic Household Moving Services
  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
Brighton MI 48116-1238
Beverly, I just wanted to let you know that the move was smooth as silk thanks to the crew that delivered my sons things.  They were polite, competent and professional.  I have been delighted with Rose Moving since my first contact phone call. Prompt, friendly , overall spectacular service and not one item damaged.


We are beyond pleased.  Thank You!
March 18, 2014
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Highly recommend using Rose Moving and Storage.
The whole "pack and load"  aspect went smoothly.  Jim Stafford was great at estimating, courteous and quick.  The crew of 4 arrived on time and were very pleasant.  Foreman Mark communicated well, was professional and kept a fast pace.  I was amazed at their speed.  Each item was wrapped well and they would always ask if they had specific item questions.  Mark even let my 3 year old pretend to drive the "big truck", which he loved. This move out was quick and I would highly recommend this team.
June 24, 2013
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Rose is the best moving company.
I hired Rose Moving & Storage (Allied Van Lines) for the second time for an out-of-state move. To keep costs down, I packed my own boxes, which they moved with great care. I also have antique furniture, some pieces of which require special handling. The movers listened to my concerns and went over the details of how they would package the antiques before proceeding. The team was courteous, friendly and unobtrusive. As a single woman, I felt very comfortable with them in my house for extended periods of time. Everything with the move was on-time and on-schedule, and the entire team, from the sales person to all of the people in the office, to the crew themselves, were highly professional. Also, there was absolutely no damage to my furniture or possessions.
February 28, 2013
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Brighton (Get Move Quote for Brighton, MI) is a suburb in metro Detroit located in the southeast portion of Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,444. Brighton forms part of the South Lyon-Howell-Brighton Urban Area. It is one of two incorporated cities in Livingston County, and incorporates land that was once part of Brighton Township, Green Oak (Green Oak, MI Movers), and Genoa Township.

History

Brighton (Get Moving Cost for Brighton, MI) was established in 1832. It was incorporated as a village in 1867 and as a city in 1928.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.69 square miles (9.56 km2), of which 3.56 square miles (9.22 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Transportation

Time from Brighton (Get Movers Estimate for Brighton, MI) to:

Major Thoroughfares

  • I-96
  • US 23
  • Grand River Avenue

Climate

Brighton (Get Movers Prices for Brighton, MI) exhibits what is known as a continental climate biome. Within the heart of the Great Lakes region, Brighton (Get Movers Cost for Brighton, MI) weather ranges from warm summers with occasional thunderstorms to cold, dry winters with moderate snowfall. Brighton (Get Move Quote for Brighton, MI) has many parks nearby for fall foliage viewing including Brighton (Get Movers Estimate for Brighton, MI) Recreation Area and Kensington Metro Park.

Brighton (Get Moves Prices for Brighton, MI) area lakes are suitable for swimming from the standard Memorial Day to Labor Day schedule, and depending on yearly weather conditions, longer.

Climate data for Brighton (Get Movers Quote for Brighton, MI), Michigan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 66
(19)
67
(19)
79
(26)
86
(30)
92
(33)
101
(38)
100
(38)
98
(37)
96
(36)
88
(31)
78
(26)
64
(18)
101
(38)
Average high °F (°C) 30
(−1)
33
(1)
43
(6)
56
(13)
68
(20)
77
(25)
82
(28)
79
(26)
72
(22)
59
(15)
46
(8)
34
(1)
56.6
(13.7)
Average low °F (°C) 14
(−10)
16
(−9)
24
(−4)
35
(2)
47
(8)
56
(13)
60
(16)
59
(15)
51
(11)
40
(4)
31
(−1)
20
(−7)
37.8
(3.2)
Record low °F (°C) −23
(−31)
−16
(−27)
−9
(−23)
11
(−12)
24
(−4)
33
(1)
41
(5)
38
(3)
26
(−3)
16
(−9)
−1
(−18)
−18
(−28)
−23
(−31)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.52
(38.6)
1.55
(39.4)
2.13
(54.1)
2.78
(70.6)
2.83
(71.9)
3.12
(79.2)
2.52
(64)
3.07
(78)
3.00
(76.2)
2.10
(53.3)
2.47
(62.7)
2.19
(55.6)
29.28
(743.7)
Source: WeatherChannel

Demographics

The median income for a household in the city in 2009 was $47,668, and the median income for a family was $77,105. Males had a median income of $48,554 versus $30,877 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,781. Brighton's surrounding townships and communities, such as Brighton and Genoa (Genoa, Michigan Moving), have median household incomes in excess of $90,000, making it one of the more prosperous places in Michigan. Additionally, about 3.0% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over in the 2000 census.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 7,444 people, 3,603 households, and 1,811 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,091.0 inhabitants per square mile (807.3 /km2). There were 3,905 housing units at an average density of 1,096.9 per square mile (423.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 3,603 households of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.7% were non-families. 42.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 43.4 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,701 people, 3,103 households, and 1,746 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,857.0 per square mile (716.7/km²). There were 3,241 housing units at an average density of 898.2 per square mile (346.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.76% White, 0.034% African American, 0.042% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.0093% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 3,103 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.7% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

Education

Brighton (Get Relocation Quote for Brighton, MI) is served by

  • Brighton (Get Move Prices for Brighton, MI) Area Schools
  • Charyl Stockwell Academy
  • St. Patrick Elementary and Middle School (Catholic)
  • Maple Tree Montessori Academy
  • Shepherd (Shepherd, MI Relocation Company) of the Lakes Lutheran: preschool - sixth grade
  • Cornerstone Christian School
  • Holy Spirit Roman Catholic School
  • The Bridge

Satellites of Colleges

  • Lansing (Lansing, MI Mover Reviews) Community College
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Cleary University

Government

The city of Brighton's wastewater treatment plant facility is located in Hamburg (Hamburg, MI Movers) and services the city of Brighton and parts of Genoa, Brighton, and Hamburg townships. The city's two water plants also services both the city and parts of Genoa, Brighton and Hamburg townships.

Fire service for the city is provided through a separate governmental entity called the Brighton (Get Move Estimate for Brighton, MI) Area Fire Authority, which also services the Townships of Brighton (Get Moves Quote for Brighton, MI) and Genoa.

Library services for the city is provided through a separate governmental entity called the Brighton (Get Relocation Cost for Brighton, MI) District Library, which also services the townships of Brighton (Get Movers Prices for Brighton, MI), Genoa and Green Oak.

Recreation services for the city is provided through a separate governmental entity called the Southeastern Livingston (Livingston, MI Moving) Recreation Authority, which also services the townships of Brighton, Genoa and Green Oak, as well as the Brighton Area Schools.

Business district

The town's major business districts are located downtown and on either side of town. Brighton (Get Movers Cost for Brighton, MI) has two major shopping malls: Brighton (Get Moves Prices for Brighton, MI) Mall on the west side of town is a former enclosed mall which was rebuilt in 1996 as a power center, and Green Oak Village Place is a lifestyle center complex on the east side of town.

Several initiatives to revitalize downtown, such as streetscape improvements and displayed art, have been well received. A bronze nude entitled Decision Pending, purchased as part of the 2006 Brighton (Get Moving Prices for Brighton, MI) Biennial, generated some controversy and an unsuccessful campaign to relocate the statue.

Media

Local Radio Market

Call Sign Frequency Format
CIMX 88.7 Modern Rock
WUOM 91.7 Michigan Radio
WMXD 92.3 Urban Contemporary
WDRQ 93.1 Adult Hits
WHMI 93.5 Classic Hits
CIDR 93.9 Album Alternative
WCSX 94.7 Classic Rock
WKQI 95.5 Top 40
Call Sign Frequency Format
WDVD 96.3 Hot AC
WXYT 97.1 Sports
WJLB 97.9 Hip Hop
WDZH 98.7 Top 40
WYCD 99.5 Country
WNIC 100.3 Adult Contemporary
WRIF 101.1 Rock
Call Sign Frequency Format
WWWW 102.9 Country
WOMC 104.3 Oldies
WMGC-FM 105.1 Adult Contemporary
WDMK 105.9 Urban Contemporary
WDTW 106.7 Classic Rock
WQKL 107.1 Album alternative
WGPR 107.5 Urban Contemporary

Popular culture

In the fifth episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (105), the character Harriet Hayes (played by actress Sarah Paulson) says that she is from Brighton (Get Moving Cost for Brighton, MI).

The film Aspen Extreme begins in Brighton (Get Relocation Estimate for Brighton, MI), with the two main characters being maintenance staff at the local ski hill, Mt. Brighton (Get Moves Estimate for Brighton, MI).

The 1987 horror film The Gate, starring a young Stephen Dorff, had its world premier at the Brighton (Get Move Estimate for Brighton, MI) Cinemas in Brighton (Get Move Cost for Brighton, MI). The film's producers wanted to hold its official premier in the town of Hell, Michigan, but Brighton (Get Moving Quote for Brighton, MI) was the nearest town with a theater large enough to hold the event. Dorff and the other stars of the movie attended the premier.

Notable people

  • Kinsley S. Bingham - Bingham was elected as the first Republican Governor of Michigan in 1854 and was re-elected in 1856; he was the first Republican to be elected Governor of any state. He was known as the farmer-governor of Michigan and was instrumental in establishing the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan (today, Michigan State University). Actively campaigned for Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election. Bingham was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1858 and served in the 36th and 37th Congresses from March 4, 1859, until his death on October 5, 1861, he is interred in Old Village Cemetery in Brighton (Get Relocation Quote for Brighton, MI).
  • Drew Henson - starred as a high school football, basketball and baseball player at Brighton High School, setting a national record for home runs hit, went on to play quarterback for the Michigan Wolverine (Wolverine, MI Moving)s, and briefly played for the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys, and Detroit Lions.
  • Denny McLain - Pitcher for the 1968 World Series Champion Detroit Tigers, and 1968 Cy Young award winner; resides in the Brighton (Get Relocation Cost for Brighton, MI) area (Pinckney).
  • Mickey Stanley - Outfielder for the Tigers, and famous for switching to shortstop in the 1968 World Series; has lived in the Brighton (Get Movers Quote for Brighton, MI) area since 1978.
  • Danny Spanos - Had hit album "passion in the dark" in 1983, and a hit single off the album called "Hot Cherie" . He also played drums for Redbone, a band most famous for its hit single "Come and Get Your Love" in the 1970s, at the time going under his given name "George Spannos".
  • Matthew Lillard - Lived in Brighton (Get Moves Estimate for Brighton, MI) from 4th grade until high school, whereafter he moved to California to begin his film career.
  • Del Howison - A former resident of Winans Lake he is a Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author whose story "The Lost Herd" was made into the premiere episode of the NBC television series "Fear Itself". He has appeared in over 15 films and owns Dark Delicacies in Burbank, California. He was also an actor for one season at the Brighton Playhouse. He is a graduate of South Lyon (South Lyon, Michigan Moving Company) High School.
  • Morgan Trent Former cornerback for the University of Michigan and current cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals, grew up in Brighton (Get Relocation Prices for Brighton, MI).

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