Briarwood

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Briarwood?

34,733 people live in Briarwood. The median household income is $59,378.

Democrat Neighborhood

Briarwood is 81% registered Democrat.

Briarwood is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 34,733. It occupies approximately 0.69 square miles. There are 76 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Briarwood are 39% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 61% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 38, 50% of residents are married, and 29% of residents have at least one child. About 26% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 81% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Briarwood is 16% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which has approximately 1,038,001 students enrolled across 1880 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

39% higher than the national average

Housing costs

44% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

39% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

21% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

40% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

46% higher than the national average

Utility costs

51% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

70% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

38% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

36% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$59,378
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
61%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
38%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$4,439

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
54%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
10%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
26%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
18%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
8%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
27%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
38
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
29%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
50%

Political

The Area is
81%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
32°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
75°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high