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Published: Saturday, August 4, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Census snapshot: Brier

  • Brier in Snohomish County, Wash.

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    Brier in Snohomish County, Wash.

This is one of a series of looks at Snohomish and Island county communities based on data from the U.S. Census of 2010. Brier is a small suburb on the south Snohomish County line, between I-5 and I-405, adjoining the east side of Mountlake Terrace. Brier is one of few places in the county to lose population between 2000 and 2010, when the U.S. Census counted 296 fewer people, a loss of 4.6 percent. The city was incorporated in 1965 somewhat under duress, in reaction to a developer's plan to ask Mountlake Terrace to annex 35 acres, according to Residents "feared Mountlake Terrace would zone the annexed area into smaller lots, leading to a denser population." Brier holds a yearly festival that parodies Seafair in Seattle, called SeaScare, complete with a Porch Light Parade. This year's event is Wednesday. The parade begins at 6 p.m.

Brier population vs. Snohomish County and Washington

Population, 20106,087713,3356,724,540
Population change, 2000 to 2010-4.6%17.7%14.1%
Population, 20006,383606,0245,894,121
Persons under 5 years4.7%6.6%6.5%
Persons under 18 years21.4%24.4%23.5%
Persons 65 years and over9.6%10.3%12.3%
Female persons49.9%50.0%50.2%
White persons84.9%78.4%77.3%
Black persons1.1%2.5%3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons0.5%1.4%1.5%
Asian persons7.6%8.9%7.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders0.2%0.4%0.6%
Persons reporting two or more races4.3%4.6%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin4.0%9.0%11.2%
White persons not Hispanic83.0%74.3%72.5%

More about the city of Brier
U.S. Census Bureau
City of Brier official
Story tags » BrierDemographics

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