Bristol, Pennsylvania Population 2024

9,881

Bristol is a city located in Bucks County Pennsylvania. Bristol has a 2024 population of 9,881. Bristol is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,859 in 2020.

The average household income in Bristol is $90,528 with a poverty rate of 11.73%. The median age in Bristol is 38.9 years: 38 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Bristol Demographics

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

  • White: 78.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.62%
  • Black or African American: 7.08%
  • Other race: 3.69%
  • Asian: 2.24%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,819.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.22% (22)
The current population of Bristol, Pennsylvania is 9,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,859.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,77378.82%
Two or more races7517.62%
Black or African American6987.08%
Other race3643.69%
Asian2212.24%
Native American550.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bristol Population by Race

Bristol Population Pyramid 2024

Bristol Median Age

38.9

Total

38

Male

40.4

Female

Bristol Adults

There are 7,650 adults, (1,784 of whom are seniors) in Bristol.

Bristol Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol Sex Ratio

Female5,02050.9%
Male4,84249.1%

Bristol Population by Age

Bristol Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1462.376238
Married1,7062.8975.524.5
Non Family1,5591.2853.646.4
Female5893.5850.849.2
Male2922.795149

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bristol Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4926.97%
Associates Degree5387.62%
Bachelors Degree95913.59%
Graduate Degree6028.53%
High School Graduate2,67637.91%
Less Than 9th Grade3254.6%
Some College1,46620.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bristol Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,1284,6441,251
Hispanic975810107
Black56747182
2+ Races445348116
Other Race23621475
Asian15614612
Native American36360

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 31.78%.

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,750$51,432$65,588
Graduate Degree$98,182$103,171$82,778
High School Graduate$35,391$40,877$33,224
Less Than 9th Grade$43,913$46,250$41,222
Overall$45,291$50,051$36,621
Some College$43,060$57,685$34,015

$45,291

Average Earnings

$50,051

Average Male

$36,621

Average Female

Bristol Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bristol Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bristol Language

86.63% of Bristol residents speak only English, while 13.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.48% of the population.

Bristol Language

Bristol Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,82879611.66%
Black69818726.79%
Hispanic1,5821368.6%
Asian2214118.55%
Native552138.18%
Other364102.75%
Multiple75160.8%

11.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Native, with 38.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Multiple, with 0.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Bristol Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.42%
High School12.11%
Some College10.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed4.54%
Male Employed3.64%
Female Unemployed0%

Bristol Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bristol Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,476$102,383
Households$67,176$90,528
Married Families$111,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,566$67,033

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bristol Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bristol Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bristol Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bristol Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

492

Number of Veterans

485

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam214
First Gulf War114
Second Gulf War37
Korea26
World War II0

Bristol Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74135
35 to 54128
75+112
55 to 6497
18 to 3420

Bristol Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3495.66%
Black488.33%
2+ Races4810.62%
Asian4727.65%
Hispanic464.45%

Bristol Veterans by Race

Bristol Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bristol Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bristol Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.22%

Born in Bristol

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

2.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.63% of Bristol residents were born in the United States, with 79.22% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bristol Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,90950.05%
20289,90460.06%
20279,89860.06%
20269,89250.05%
20259,88760.06%
20249,88150.05%
20239,876-30-0.3%
20229,906460.47%
20219,86010.01%
20209,8592832.96%
20199,576-18-0.19%
20189,594-18-0.19%
20179,612-2-0.02%
20169,61450.05%
20159,609-24-0.25%
20149,633-29-0.3%
20139,662-29-0.3%
20129,691-25-0.26%
20119,716-6-0.06%
20109,72200%
20009,923-482-4.63%
199010,405-462-4.25%
198010,867-1,218-10.08%
197012,085-279-2.26%
196012,364-346-2.72%
195012,7108156.85%
194011,895960.81%
193011,7991,52614.85%
192010,2731,01710.99%
19109,2562,15230.29%
19007,1045518.41%
18906,5531,28024.27%
18805,2732,00461.3%
18703,269-45-1.36%
18603,31474428.95%
18502,570-7,339-74.06%
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Bristol Population by Year