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Briarwood is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Briarwood is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of Briarwood is 38.278N. The longitude is -85.593W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 554.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Briarwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40242 ZIP code.
24% of Briarwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Briarwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Briarwood was $25,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Briarwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Briarwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $688. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $854.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Briarwood political report.
The average commute time for Briarwood workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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