Bristol city, Virginia Population 2018

Bristol city, Virginia's estimated population is 16,790 with a growth rate of -3.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bristol city, Virginia is the 89th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,790-550-3.17%
201617,3404132.44%
201616,927-131-0.77%
201517,058-154-0.89%
201417,212-186-1.07%
201317,398-304-1.72%
201217,702-19-0.11%
201117,721-51-0.29%
201017,772-654-3.55%
199018,426-616-3.23%
198019,0424,18528.17%
197014,857-2,287-13.34%
196017,1441,1907.46%
195015,9546,18663.33%
19409,76892810.50%
19308,8402,11131.37%
19206,7294827.72%
19106,2471,66836.43%
19004,5790.00%

Bristol city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,480
Black or African American1,160
Some Other Race346
Two or More Races306
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Asian12

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

Bristol city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Bristol city, Virginia Median Age

42


Total

40.3


Male

43.2


Female

Bristol city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,647 adults, (3,381 of which are seniors) in Bristol city, Virginia.

Bristol city, Virginia Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

9,256

53.38%

Male

8,084

46.62%

Bristol city, Virginia Households and Families

Bristol city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bristol city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male43%57%
Female30.3%69.7%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bristol city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6712.2157.7
Married3,3322.8470.8
Non Family2,8161.1555.7
Female1,2442.8230.3
Male2792.5443

2.77

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bristol city, Virginia Households

Bristol city, Virginia Education

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6295.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,38911.32%
High School Graduate4,16233.92%
Some College2,43319.83%
Associates Degree7816.37%
Bachelors Degree1,88315.35%
Graduate Degree9928.09%

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2499,3592,754
Black71258477
Other Race169169
Multiple Races929232
Hispanic7272
Native American2222
Asian121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bristol city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,559$30,398$24,702
Less Than High School$11,616$12,462$10,668
High School Grad$19,701$19,543$20,193
Some College$26,310$45,183$23,000
Bachelors Degree$44,284$52,813$42,128
Graduate Degree$51,162$51,567$48,563

$26,559

Average Earnings

$30,398

Average Male

$24,702

Average Female

Bristol city, Virginia Language

Bristol city, Virginia Language by Age

Bristol city, Virginia Language

97.30% of Bristol city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0032,70318.02%
Other34623668.21%
Multiple30123578.07%
Hispanic34323367.93%
Black1,08319618.10%
Native2222100.00%
Asian12541.67%

20.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

24.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is White, with 18.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.84%.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.16%
High School15.12%
Some College14.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.23%

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.79%
Male Unemployed32.77%
Female Employed12.79%
Male Employed7.47%

Bristol city, Virginia Income

Bristol city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,801$49,227
Families$47,676$59,974
Married Families$54,919$
Non Families$20,512$29,745

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Bristol city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by War

1,077

Number of Veterans

1,049

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam423
World War II144
Korea114
Second Gulf War97
First Gulf War96

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74353
75+339
35 to 54171
55 to 64164
18 to 3450

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0198.18%
Black516.19%
2 or More75.26%

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment Status

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bristol city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bristol1784116960-881-4.94%
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