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  6. Diversity
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Brier is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 6,530. Brier is in Snohomish County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Brier offers residents a suburban 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 Brier...
Population
6,530

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$372,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,662
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Brier Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    59
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    267
    500
  • Theft
    563
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    133
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$105,901
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Brier Reviews

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Brier is a cute, quiet city. We have a couple parks, restaurants and a convenience store and everyone is very nice. Overall a really nice place to grow up.
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I have lived here my entire life, in fact I live in the same house that I grew up in and have never moved. Brier is a small community with a relaxing vibe, yet larger cities like Seattle are very accessible. I can be downtown in twenty minutes on average.

We have growing businesses and an expanding local college campus, where I attend school- UW Bothell. This is a great place to live. I love everything about it.
I really liked the tight community that they have, they also had a lot of events that all ages could attend.