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The Briar Census Designated Place had a population of 5,955 as of July 1, 2016. Briar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Briar is located at latitude 32.9835 and longitude -97.5536 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the Briar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.45 sq. miles and a water area of 1.5 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Briar Census Designated Place are located in Wise County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Parker County, and Tarrant County.
The Briar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Briar Census Designated Place is located within Springtown-Reno Division of Wise County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Briar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||5,955|
|Population in Familes||4,964|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,611 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,859 (71.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||413 (15.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||340 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,924|
|Average Home Value||$173,401|
|Median Household Income||$56,935|
|Average Household Income||$71,699|
|Per Capita Income||$27,452|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.39%|
|Per Capita Income||1.68%|
The table below compares Briar to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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.
|Total Population||# 358||80th|
|Population Density1||# 1391||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 1353||23rd|
|Median Household Income||# 422||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 467||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.