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    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
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Briarwood is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 30,190. Briarwood is in Queens County. Living in Briarwood offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Briarwood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Briarwood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Briarwood are above average.

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About Briarwood...
Population
30,190

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$466,574
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,583
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    303
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    128.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    128.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    550.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    73.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,277
National
$62,843
Families with Children
24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  12%

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