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Briarwood, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Briarwood is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 38.2781 and longitude -85.5925. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Briarwood, but most people and references simply refer to it as Briarwood, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Briarwood indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Briarwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Briarwood, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 400
Population in Households 397
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 4,202
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $172,642
Average Home Value $176,786


Median Household Income $46,882
Average Household Income $55,050
Per Capita Income $28,562
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.95% -0.97%
Households -1.8% -0.86%
Families -4.04% -1.54%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Briarwood, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Briarwood to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 376 28th
Population Density1 # 37 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 37 93rd
Median Household Income # 183 65th
Per Capita Income # 114 78th

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