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Briarwood, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Briarwood had a population of 408 as of July 1, 2016. Briarwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Briarwood is located at latitude 38.2781 and longitude -85.5925 in Jefferson County. 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. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Briarwood (GNIS ID: 2403923) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Briarwood is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Briarwood 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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Briarwood, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 408
Population in Households 404
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 4,286
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $146,371
Average Home Value $151,357


Median Household Income $45,782
Average Household Income $54,680
Per Capita Income $28,330
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.02% -0.4%
Households -1.0% -0.47%
Families -2.76% -0.87%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 383 29th
Population Density1 # 33 94th
Diversity Index2 # 35 94th
Median Household Income # 191 65th
Per Capita Income # 118 78th

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