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Brier
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Brier is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 6,539. Brier is in Snohomish County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Brier offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Brier there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Brier and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Brier are highly rated.

About

About Brier...
Population
6,539

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$790,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,227
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Brier Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    155.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    232.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    465.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    279.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Brier

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$141,200
National
$75,149

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