About Briarwood, NY

Briarwood is sometimes confused for being its own independent city, but it is actually a neighborhood inside of the Queens borough of New York City. Briarwood can be found a bit northwest of the neighborhood of Jamaica, and it has a large and diverse community of many different ethnic groups. As of the year 2000, the population is 53,877 people, but the area is generally considered to have grown since the last official tally.