Bristol County, Rhode Island Population 2018

Bristol County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 48,912 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bristol County, Rhode Island is the 5th largest county in Rhode Island.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201748,912-316-0.64%
201649,2283500.72%
201648,878-218-0.44%
201549,096490.10%
201449,047-160-0.33%
201349,207-7-0.01%
201249,21420.00%
201149,212-596-1.20%
201049,8089491.94%
199048,8591,9174.08%
198046,9421,0052.19%
197045,9378,79123.67%
196037,1468,06727.74%
195029,0793,53113.82%
194025,5484591.83%
193025,0891,9768.55%
192023,1135,51131.31%
191017,6024,45833.92%
190013,1441,71615.02%
189011,428340.30%
188011,3941,97320.94%
18709,4215145.77%
18608,9073934.62%
18508,5142,03831.47%
18406,4761,03018.91%
18305,446-191-3.39%
18205,63756511.14%
18105,0721,27133.44%
18003,80159018.37%
17903,2110.00%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,778
Asian915
Black or African American691
Two or More Races657
Some Other Race147
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bristol County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bristol County, Rhode Island Median Age

44.1


Total

42.1


Male

45.8


Female

Bristol County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 39,629 adults, (9,255 of which are seniors) in Bristol County, Rhode Island.

Bristol County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

25,482

51.76%

Male

23,746

48.24%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Bristol County, Rhode Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bristol County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All70.3%29.7%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female50.8%49.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bristol County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2992.3770.3
Married10,3143.0186.5
Non Family6,6751.2151.2
Female1,6962.9350.8
Male6142.6461.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bristol County, Rhode Island Households

Bristol County, Rhode Island Education

Bristol County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3633.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,9305.65%
High School Graduate7,12520.86%
Some College5,04314.77%
Associates Degree2,8408.32%
Bachelors Degree8,37624.53%
Graduate Degree7,47221.88%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,39729,32214,938
Hispanic640555290
Asian512489334
Black404318174
Multiple Races248219137
Other Race88709

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.23%.

Bristol County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,498$55,660$39,955
Less Than High School$24,242$23,074$29,258
High School Grad$30,632$38,738$23,110
Some College$40,484$44,651$33,485
Bachelors Degree$57,431$71,913$41,637
Graduate Degree$78,079$93,298$64,781

$46,498

Average Earnings

$55,660

Average Male

$39,955

Average Female

Bristol County, Rhode Island Language

Bristol County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Bristol County, Rhode Island Language

87.95% of Bristol County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 12.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 9.07% of the population.

Bristol County, Rhode Island Poverty

Bristol County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,7382,7616.46%
Black63330147.55%
Hispanic1,13112711.23%
Other1087367.59%
Multiple594569.43%
Asian80381.00%

7.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.60%

Male Poverty Rate

7.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol County, Rhode Island is Other, with 67.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol County, Rhode Island is Asian, with 1.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.80%.

Bristol County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.51%
Some College8.00%
High School7.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.64%
Male Unemployed10.07%
Female Employed4.00%
Male Employed3.60%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Income

Bristol County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,096$103,063
Families$97,362$127,936
Married Families$110,455$
Non Families$38,387$52,852

Bristol County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Bristol County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

Bristol County, Rhode Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Bristol County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

Bristol County, Rhode Island Veterans

Bristol County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

2,971

Number of Veterans

2,840

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam952
Korea446
First Gulf War371
Second Gulf War330
World War II276

Bristol County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,045
65 to 74849
55 to 64447
35 to 54410
18 to 34220

Bristol County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8877.61%
Black7515.15%
Hispanic445.15%
2 or More92.70%

Bristol County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol County, Rhode Island Employment Status

Bristol County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

Bristol County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990