Briarcliff is a very small village located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,511 people and just one neighborhood, Briarcliff is the 717th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Briarcliff home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Briarcliff real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Briarcliff is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Briarcliff is a village of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Briarcliff who work in management occupations (18.94%), sales jobs (13.77%) and business and financial occupations (12.45%).
Also of interest is that Briarcliff has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Briarcliff telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Briarcliff is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Briarcliff really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Briarcliff perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Briarcliff, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.34 minutes every day commuting to work.