Brier is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,434 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brier is the 117th largest community in Washington.
Brier home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Brier real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities, Brier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brier is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brier who work in office and administrative support (12.13%), management occupations (10.18%) and sales jobs (9.12%).
Also of interest is that Brier has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Brier is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Brier’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Brier is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brier, the average commute to work is 31.06 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small city, Brier has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Brier citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.39% of adults in Brier have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brier in 2010 was $40,456, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,824 for a family of four.
Brier is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brier residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brier include German, English, Norwegian, Irish, Italian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Brier is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,220|
|BRIER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.62%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.38%|
|TYPE OF BRIER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||96.52%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.97%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.44%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.53%|
|SIZE OF BRIER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.98%|
|AGE OF BRIER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||59.73%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||27.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.28%|
|BRIER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$507,563|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,182|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||0.98%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||0.00%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||2.69%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||15.18%|
|$420,001 - $559,000||50.57%|
|$559,001 - $699,000||17.72%|
|$699,001 - $1,049,000||12.23%|
|$1,049,001 - $1,399,000||0.62%|
|PEOPLE OF BRIER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.68%|
|5 TO 17||14.60%|
|18 TO 24||9.66%|
|25 TO 34||11.38%|
|35 TO 54||30.60%|
|55 TO 64||16.40%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.00%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$98,125|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,456|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.15%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.42%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.38%)
Public Service (4.65%)
Real estate (2.43%)
Information Technology (2.22%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.35%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.98%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.79%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.33%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.29%)
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) (1.31%)
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