Statewide Claims to Fame

Bristol is 8th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Size in square miles

Bristol is 9th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Retail sales

Bristol is 9th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Bristol is 9th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Households

Bristol is 9th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Housing units

Bristol is 10th in Connecticut out of 21 other cities in Current population (2012)

Bristol is 11th in Connecticut out of 16 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Bristol is 11th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Current population (2012) 60,603 10th 3,590,347 313,914,040
Size in square miles 26.4 8th 4,842.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,289.8 33rd 738.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 34th 5.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.4% 38th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.9% 28th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.1% 38th 88.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.7% 43rd 35.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Race - White 87.7% 28th 82.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.8% 29th 11.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 32nd 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 52nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 48th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 28th 2.1% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 28th 14.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.0% 27th 70.3% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Female residents 51.8% 27th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.7% 39th 13.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Housing units 27,011 9th 1,494,019 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.6% 32nd 34.6% 25.9%
Households 25,127 9th 1,360,115 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.7% 28th 68.9% 66.1%
Home median value $217,100 42nd $293,100 $186,200
People per household 2.4 45th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Income per capita $30,197 34th $37,627 $27,915
Income per household $60,032 34th $69,243 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.2% 30th 9.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bristol Rank Connecticut US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,051 9th 332,150 27,092,908
Retail sales $803,263 9th $52,165,480 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,218 11th $14,953 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $62,106 11th $9,138,437 $613,795,732

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