Bristol, Connecticut Population 2022

59,485
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Bristol is a city located in Hartford County Connecticut. Bristol has a 2020 population of 59,485. Bristol is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,502 in 2010.

The average household income in Bristol is $86,325 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,093 per month, and the median house value is $198,600. The median age in Bristol is 40.5 years, 39.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Bristol Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bristolwas:

  • White: 81.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.67%
  • Black or African American: 5.96%
  • Other race: 3.96%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bristol, Connecticut is 59,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 59,485.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,502.

Bristol, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,80081.28%
Black or African American3,5805.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2440.41%
Asian1,0291.71%
Some Other Race2,3803.96%
Two or More Races4,0066.67%
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Bristol Population by Race

Bristol Population Pyramid 2022

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Bristol Median Age

40.5


Total

39.4


Male

41.4


Female

Bristol Adults

There are 47,512 adults, (10,254 of whom are seniors) in Bristol.

Bristol Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol Sex Ratio

Female

31,115

51.82%

Male

28,924

48.18%

Bristol Population by Age

Bristol Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bristol Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All63.4%36.6%
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female45.7%54.3%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bristol Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,4082.4363.4
Married10,6043.2183
Male1,2972.8256.6
Female3,3363.0645.7
Non Family9,1711.2348.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Bristol Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5003.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,6606.20%
High School Graduate13,94932.53%
Some College8,52619.89%
Associates Degree4,86511.35%
Bachelors Degree7,35017.14%
Graduate Degree4,0259.39%
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Bristol Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian771633491
White33,80030,7759,189
Black2,2211,955530
2+ Races1,6041,495364
Native American21917840
Hispanic5,3234,581866
Other Race1,5461,333148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.68%.

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,551$51,899$43,162
Less Than 9th Grade$31,293$36,154$30,776
High School Graduate$42,290$50,588$34,250
Some College$47,794$52,654$41,001
Bachelors Degree$54,590$55,613$53,359
Graduate Degree$75,417$77,019$74,181

$49,551

Average Earnings

$51,899

Average Male

$43,162

Average Female

Bristol Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bristol Language by Age

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Bristol Language

81.80% of Bristol residents speak only English, while 18.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.76% of the population.

Bristol Language

Bristol Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,8212,05620.93%
Multiple3,98078519.72%
Asian1,00617817.69%
Black3,49861017.44%
White43,3253,2197.43%
Other417NaN%

10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

11.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Hispanic, with 20.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.54%.

Bristol Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.82%
High School10.16%
Some College6.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.61%
Male Unemployed15.90%
Female Employed3.14%
Female Unemployed41.96%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bristol Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,485$87,097
Families$85,562$104,933
Married Families$106,783-
Non Families$43,562$52,738
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Income by Household Type

Bristol Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol Married by Age and Sex

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Bristol 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 Marital Status by Race

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Bristol Marital Status

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3,087

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War333
First Gulf War458
Vietnam1,056
Korea360
World War II52

Bristol Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34111
35 to 54682
55 to 64488
65 to 74933
75+873

Bristol Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7896.96%
Black2118.50%
Native American3415.53%
2+ Races532.62%
Hispanic1562.46%

Bristol Veterans by Race

Bristol Veterans by Education

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1.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol Employment by Age

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Bristol Employment by Race

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Bristol Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.14%

Born in Bristol

91.37%

Native Born

8.63%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

5.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.37% of Bristol residents were born in the United States, with 69.14% having been born in Connecticut. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bristol Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19006,2680.00%
19109,5273,2594.28%
192020,62011,0938.03%
193028,4517,8313.27%
194030,1671,7160.59%
195035,9615,7941.77%
196045,4999,5382.38%
197055,4879,9882.00%
198057,3701,8830.33%
199060,6403,2700.56%
200060,062-578-0.10%
201060,5024400.07%
201160,599970.16%
201260,658590.10%
201360,558-100-0.16%
201460,588300.05%
201560,524-64-0.11%
201660,304-220-0.36%
201760,131-173-0.29%
201860,101-30-0.05%
201959,947-154-0.26%
202059,793-154-0.26%
202159,639-154-0.26%
202259,485-154-0.26%

Bristol Population by Year