Bristol, Pennsylvania Population 2020

9,561
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Bristol is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 9,561, it is the 71st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3189th largest city in the United States. Bristol is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -1.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,726 in 2010. Bristol reached it's highest population of 12,710 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Bristol has a population density of 5,623 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bristol is $76,629 with a poverty rate of 13.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,028 per month, and the median house value is $174,700. The median age in Bristol is 39.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.3 males.

Bristol Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bristol was:

  • White: 79.01%
  • Black or African American: 10.19%
  • Two or more races: 5.40%
  • Other race: 3.30%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bristol, Pennsylvania is 9,561, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,591.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,726.

Bristol, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,58979.01%
Black or African American97910.19%
Two or More Races5195.40%
Some Other Race3173.30%
Asian1501.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.53%
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Bristol Population by Race

Bristol Population Pyramid 2020

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Bristol Median Age

39.2


Total

37.2


Male

40.6


Female

Bristol Adults

There are 7,489 adults, (1,568 of whom are seniors) in Bristol.

Bristol Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol Sex Ratio

Female

5,128

53.39%

Male

4,477

46.61%

Bristol Population by Age

Bristol Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bristol Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All54.4%45.6%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Male43%57%
Female37.1%62.9%

54.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bristol Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8972.4654.4
Non Family1,6931.3245.7
Married1,3473.0475.1
Female5663.7637.1
Male2913.8643

3.18

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Bristol Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2033.04%
9th to 12th Grade5508.22%
High School Graduate2,61639.12%
Some College1,19317.84%
Associates Degree6059.05%
Bachelors Degree1,00915.09%
Graduate Degree5117.64%
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Bristol Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2274,6991,367
Hispanic70858348
Black50843249
Multiple Races18017038
Other Race1528110
Asian998526
Native American2929

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 asian people with a rate of 26.26%.

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,417$42,769$30,948
Less Than High School$38,464$45,227$17,944
High School Grad$26,977$27,321$26,472
Some College$33,155$52,356$30,694
Bachelors Degree$44,858$63,447$34,306
Graduate Degree$89,792$90,972$89,063

$36,417

Average Earnings

$42,769

Average Male

$30,948

Average Female

Bristol Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bristol Language by Age

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Bristol Language

87.99% of Bristol residents speak only English, while 12.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.38% of the population.

Bristol Language

Bristol Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,63770210.58%
Black97921922.37%
Hispanic1,30319114.66%
Multiple44913028.95%
Asian1502214.67%
Native512039.22%
Other317123.79%

13.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

18.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Native, with 39.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Other, with 3.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.06%.

Bristol Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.37%
Less Than High School13.15%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.18%
Male Unemployed19.77%
Female Employed12.84%
Male Employed4.55%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bristol Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,005$76,629
Families$71,146$83,609
Married Families$88,125-
Non Families$34,609$61,959
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Income by Household Type

Bristol Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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 55-64.

Bristol Marital Status by Race

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Bristol Marital Status

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485

Number of Veterans

424

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Korea69
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War27
World War II

Bristol Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74237
75+122
55 to 6472
35 to 5427
18 to 3427

Bristol Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4056.44%
Black538.75%
Asian2722.88%
Hispanic121.52%

Bristol Veterans by Race

Bristol Veterans by Education

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3.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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75.93%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Bristol residents were born in the United States, with 75.93% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bristol Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,561-15-0.16%
20199,576-15-0.16%
20189,591-16-0.17%
20179,607-2-0.02%
20169,60940.04%
20159,605-24-0.25%
20149,629-31-0.32%
20139,660-30-0.31%
20129,690-25-0.26%
20119,715-7-0.07%
20109,722-201-0.20%
20009,923-482-0.47%
199010,405-462-0.43%
198010,867-1,218-1.06%
197012,085-279-0.23%
196012,364-346-0.28%
195012,7108150.66%
194011,895960.08%
193011,7991,5261.39%
192010,2731,0171.05%
19109,2562,1522.68%
19007,1045510.81%
18906,5531,2802.20%
18805,2732,0044.90%
18703,269-45-0.14%
18603,3147442.58%
18502,5700.00%

Bristol Population by Year