Briar, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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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.


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Briar, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,955
Population in Households 5,955
Population in Familes 4,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 291
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,271
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,602
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,935
Average Household Income $71,699
Per Capita Income $27,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.98%
Households 0.72% 0.91%
Families 0.68% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Briar, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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.