Briar, Wise County, Texas

Briar is a city in Wise County, Texas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 5,665. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.6 square miles. An elevation is 761 feet (231.95 m) above sea level. The population density was 275 people per square mile. The median age was 50.7 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 100 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
5,665 residents
Population Change
+5.9% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
50.7 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
14.5% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
2,826 residents
Population Females
2,839 residents
Foreign Born Residents
0.7% (State: 16.6%)
Daytime Population Change
-2,255 (-51.6%)
Live and Work in the City
201 (8.9%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.5% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Briar Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Briar Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Briar Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $532,696
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $108,412 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$23,212 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $901
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $281 – $517
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $546
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              80 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,541 (1.50%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,404 (1.30%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $52,778 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$6,132 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $36,823
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$16,911 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Tarrant County College District
                      about 20 miles
                      Fort Worth, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 33,775
                    • Texas Christian University
                      about 22 miles
                      Fort Worth, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,131
                    • Weatherford College
                      about 22 miles
                      Weatherford, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,080
                    • University of North Texas
                      about 28 miles
                      Denton, TX
                      FT enrollment: 31,694
                    • Texas Woman’s University
                      about 30 miles
                      Denton, TX
                      FT enrollment: 11,837
                    • The University of Texas at Arlington
                      about 30 miles
                      Arlington, TX
                      FT enrollment: 27,453
                    • DeVry University-Texas
                      about 31 miles
                      Irving, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,098
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Briar Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              6 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.04 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.17 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              5 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.87 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              30 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              5.22 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              33 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              5.74 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              2,098

                              Hospitals in Briar

                              • ELM COURT
                                Hospital, about 5 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • TANGLEWOOD
                                Hospital, about 5 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY HOME
                                Hospital, about 6 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • AZLE MANOR INC
                                Nursing Home, about 6 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • JAMES STREET COMMUNITY HOME
                                Hospital, about 6 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST HOSPITAL AZLE Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 7 miles away
                                AZLE, TX
                              • HARRIS METHODIST NORTHWEST
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                AZLE, TX

                              Amtrak Stations in Briar

                              • 20 miles: FORT WORTH (1501 JONES ST.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Briar by Race (According to 2010)

                                   

                                    Natural Disasters in Briar

                                     

                                      Air Quality Information

                                       
                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        137% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        77% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        17 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        9 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        7 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Briar: 76179
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