Bristol city, Virginia Population 2019

Bristol city, Virginia's estimated population is 16,650 with a growth rate of -1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bristol city, Virginia is the 91st largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,482-168-1.01%
201716,650-193-1.15%
201616,843-198-1.16%
201517,041-158-0.92%
201417,199-191-1.10%
201317,390-305-1.72%
201217,695-21-0.12%
201117,716-51-0.29%
201017,767-659-3.58%
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
White15,098
Black or African American1,319
Two or More Races476
Some Other Race178
Asian6

Bristol city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Bristol city, Virginia Median Age

42.3


Total

39.5


Male

44.3


Female

Bristol city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,545 adults, (3,374 of whom are seniors) in Bristol city, Virginia.

Bristol city, Virginia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

9,103

53.31%

Male

7,974

46.69%

Bristol city, Virginia Households and Families

Bristol city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bristol city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male41.8%58.2%
Female28.9%71.1%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4182.2558.9
Married3,2422.8474.6
Non Family2,7521.254.7
Female1,1512.9428.9
Male2732.7841.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bristol city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5854.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,32210.81%
High School Graduate4,10833.60%
Some College2,50220.47%
Associates Degree8917.29%
Bachelors Degree1,84215.07%
Graduate Degree9757.98%

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0939,3312,583
Black835742187
Multiple Races15910741
Other Race117117
Hispanic1515
Asian666

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,998$32,213$24,031
Less Than High School$11,618$16,964$10,133
High School Grad$19,790$20,882$17,318
Some College$26,943$42,500$21,495
Bachelors Degree$44,349$47,054$42,634
Graduate Degree$54,265$57,703$53,750

$26,998

Average Earnings

$32,213

Average Male

$24,031

Average Female

Bristol city, Virginia Language

Bristol city, Virginia Language by Age

Bristol city, Virginia Language

98.72% of Bristol city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7042,86819.50%
Black1,26130624.27%
Multiple46730465.10%
Other1786134.27%
Hispanic932021.51%
Asian66100.00%

21.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.32%

Male Poverty Rate

26.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol city, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is White, with 19.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.90%
High School17.04%
Some College12.94%
Bachelors or Greater9.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.90%
Female Unemployed35.20%
Female Employed13.46%
Male Employed6.40%

Bristol city, Virginia Income

Bristol city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,844$49,261
Families$50,198$60,001
Married Families$58,471-
Non Families$22,690$29,672

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans

1,103

Number of Veterans

1,059

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam485
Korea130
World War II105
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War94

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0488.60%
Black414.17%
2 or More146.03%

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment Status

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Bristol city, Virginia

  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