|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bristol is 17,054. Bristol, Virginia is the 2,137th largest city in the US.
Bristol is located entirely in Bristol city.
The peak population of Bristol was in 1990, when its population was 18,426. In 1990, Bristol was the 1,485th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,137th largest city in the US. Bristol is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bristol has shrunk 1.5% since the year 2000. Bristol, Virginia's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bristol has a population density of 1,370.6 people per square mile.
|2131||Sunland Park, New Mexico||17,121||27.9%|
|2134||Oswego, New York||17,100||-5.4%|
|2135||Powder Springs, Georgia||17,083||32.4%|
|2138||Havelock, North Carolina||17,052||-24.0%|
|2139||Massapequa Park, New York||17,041||-2.6%|
|2140||Fairview Park, Ohio||17,026||-2.8%|
|2141||Laconia, New Hampshire||17,025||3.2%|
|2142||Beckley, West Virginia||17,024||-1.5%|
The total voting age population of Bristol, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,253. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.4% of the residents of Bristol are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bristol are 90.5% White, 5.7% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 0.4% Other and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 2.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bristol, 22.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.8%. On a per-household basis, 14.5% of families are below the poverty line in Bristol.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Bristol residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.7% of Bristol residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bristol residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bristol is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bristol, 15.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bristol is $37,500.
In Bristol, 60.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.6% of housing units in Bristol.
Of all the housing units in Bristol, 15.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Bristol, 9.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 790 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bristol is $687.
In Bristol, 77.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.