Briar Creek, Pennsylvania Population 2024

596

Briar Creek is a city located in Columbia County and Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Briar Creek has a 2024 population of 596. Briar Creek is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 595 in 2020.

The average household income in Briar Creek is $53,221 with a poverty rate of 36.42%. The median age in Briar Creek is 35.7 years: 39.3 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Briar Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Briar Creek was:

  • White: 94.56%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
361.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.17% (1)
The current population of Briar Creek, Pennsylvania is 596 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 595.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88794.56%
Two or more races414.37%
Black or African American70.75%
Asian30.32%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Briar Creek Population by Race

Briar Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Briar Creek Median Age

35.7

Total

39.3

Male

32.5

Female

Briar Creek Adults

There are 634 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in Briar Creek.

Briar Creek Age Dependency

99.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Briar Creek Sex Ratio

Female54057.57%
Male39842.43%

Briar Creek Population by Age

Briar Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2863.1952.147.9
Non Family1241.0938.761.3
Married963.6482.317.7
Male477.0925.574.5
Female19552.647.4

3.41

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Briar Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7514.18%
Associates Degree224.16%
Bachelors Degree458.51%
Graduate Degree336.24%
High School Graduate18835.54%
Less Than 9th Grade101.89%
Some College15629.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Briar Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Briar Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White49541778
2+ Races24190
Hispanic21160
Black770
Asian310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.76%.

Briar Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$78,417$33,875
Graduate Degree$78,750$0$81,250
High School Graduate$28,456$27,500$29,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$28,125$28,571$27,813
Some College$0$47,885$0

$28,125

Average Earnings

$28,571

Average Male

$27,813

Average Female

Briar Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Briar Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Briar Creek Language

96.73% of Briar Creek residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Briar Creek Language

Briar Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White81428134.52%
Multiple413482.93%
Hispanic383386.84%

36.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.04%

Male Poverty Rate

34.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Briar Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Briar Creek is Hispanic, with 86.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Briar Creek is White, with 34.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.07%.

Briar Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.2%
Bachelors or Greater37.18%
High School28.72%
Some College6.74%

Briar Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.72%
Male Unemployed40%
Male Employed33.1%
Female Employed2.88%

Briar Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Briar Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$41,000$62,283
Households$34,886$53,221
Married Families$85,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,781$26,797

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Briar Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Briar Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Briar Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Briar Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Briar Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War2
Vietnam1
Korea0
World War II0

Briar Creek Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 343
55 to 643
75+2
35 to 541
65 to 741

Briar Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White101.69%

Briar Creek Veterans by Race

Briar Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Briar Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

33.9%

Unemployment Rate

Briar Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Briar Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Briar Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.87%

Born in Briar Creek

96.8%

Native Born

3.2%

Foreign Born

3.2%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.8% of Briar Creek residents were born in the United States, with 89.87% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Briar Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202959810.17%
202859700%
202759700%
202659710.17%
202559600%
202459600%
202359610.17%
2022595-2-0.34%
202159720.34%
2020595-79-11.72%
2019674-5-0.74%
2018679-1-0.15%
2017680-4-0.58%
2016684-5-0.73%
2015689-5-0.72%
2014694-2-0.29%
201369681.16%
201268800%
2011688243.61%
201066400%

Briar Creek Population by Year