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Briarcliff, Texas
Location of Briarcliff, Texas
Location of Briarcliff, Texas
Travis County Briarcliff.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Travis
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
758 ft (231 m)
 • Total 1,438
 • Density 960/sq mi (378/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-10197
GNIS feature ID 1388591

Briarcliff is a village in Travis County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,438 at the 2010 census.


Briarcliff is located at 30°24′41″N 98°02′42″W / 30.411326°N 98.044899°W / 30.411326; -98.044899 (30.411326, -98.044899), about 30 miles west of Austin. Briarcliff is 6.28 miles outside the western city limit of Lakeway, Texas.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (5.48%) is water.

Water accessibility by marina to Cat Hollow off the main basin of Lake Travis is at mile marker 26.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 335
2000 895 167.2%
2010 1,438 60.7%
Est. 2015 1,510 5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 895 people, 369 households, and 260 families residing in the village. The population density was 647.0 people per square mile (250.4/km2). There were 455 housing units at an average density of 328.9/sq mi (127.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.31% White, 0.45% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 2.23% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.37% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $76,453, and the median income for a family was $82,507. Males had a median income of $50,000 versus $33,906 for females. The per capita income for the village was $32,650. About 0.7% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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