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The City of Bristol is the 10th largest city in Connecticut with a population of 60,118 as of July 1, 2020. Bristol ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bristol is located at latitude 41.6718 and longitude -72.9493 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bristol encompass a land area of 26.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 312 feet.
The City of Bristol (GNIS ID: 2378270) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bristol: Mixville Brook.
|Total Population||60,118 (100%)|
|Population in Households||59,334 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||46,165 (76.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||784 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$64,700|
|Average Household Income||$84,537|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,517|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||27,237 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||16,416 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,827 (32.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,994 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$202,678|
|Average Home Value||$225,024|
|Housing Affordability Index3||138|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.4%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.17%|
The table below compares Bristol to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 10||94th|
|Population Density||# 44||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 98||32nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 72||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 96||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 37||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.