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Brilliant is a town in Marion County.
The community was named for the Brilliant Coal Company
The latitude of Brilliant is 34.025N. The longitude is -87.758W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 730.
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3% of Brilliant residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brilliant ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brilliant was $14,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Brilliant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brilliant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $122. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brilliant political report.
The average commute time for Brilliant workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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