Briar Creek, PA

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Briar Creek Profile


Overview

Briar Creek is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 681 people and just one neighborhood, Briar Creek is the 884th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Briar Creek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.63% of the Briar Creek workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Briar Creek is a borough of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Briar Creek who work in sales jobs (9.84%), office and administrative support (9.33%), and food service (7.77%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Briar Creek is worth considering.

One of the benefits of Briar Creek is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.83 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Briar Creek is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Briar Creek Demographics

The percentage of people in Briar Creek with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.92% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Briar Creek in 2010 was $18,366, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,464 for a family of four. Briar Creek also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.78% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Briar Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Briar Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Briar Creek include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Briar Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and West Germanic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Briar Creek 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Briar Creek 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BERWICK AREA SD


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Salem El Sch
810 East Tenth Street
Berwick, PA, 18603
KG-05
Fourteenth Street El Sch
1401 N Market St
Berwick, PA, 18603
PK-05
Orange Street El Sch
845 Orange St
Berwick, PA, 18603
KG-05
Berwick Area Hs
1100 Fowler Ave
Berwick, PA, 18603
09-12
Nescopeck El Sch
315 Dewey St
Nescopeck, PA, 18635
KG-05
Berwick Area Ms
1100 Evergreen Drive
Berwick, PA, 18603
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.1% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.7% 37.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.1%

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CENTRAL COLUMBIA SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Central Columbia Ms
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
05-08
Central Columbia Shs
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
09-12
Central Columbia El Sch
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.4% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.7% 37.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 5.1%

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