Bristol, Pennsylvania Population 2020

9,598

Bristol is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 9,598, it is the 71st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3181st largest city in the United States. Bristol is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.32% 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 5,645 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bristol is $69,288 with a poverty rate of 17.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,034 per month, and the median house value is $181,200. The median age in Bristol is 37.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.6 males.

Bristol Demographics

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

  • White: 79.55%
  • Black or African American: 11.20%
  • Other race: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bristol, Pennsylvania is 9,598, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,598.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,726.

Bristol, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,64879.55%
Black or African American1,07711.20%
Some Other Race4044.20%
Two or More Races2913.03%
Asian1391.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.57%

Bristol Population Pyramid 2020

Bristol Median Age

37.4


Total

37.6


Male

37.4


Female

Bristol Adults

There are 7,478 adults, (1,423 of whom are seniors) in Bristol.

Bristol Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol Sex Ratio

Female

5,295

55.08%

Male

4,319

44.92%

Bristol Households and Families

Bristol Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bristol Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family38.1%61.9%
Male38%62%
Female34.3%65.7%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8152.5250.1
Non Family1,5551.2638.1
Married1,3233.0874.5
Female6583.8134.3
Male2793.7638

3.19

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

11.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bristol Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1602.44%
9th to 12th Grade4326.59%
High School Graduate2,78442.48%
Some College1,30819.96%
Associates Degree6089.28%
Bachelors Degree78912.04%
Graduate Degree4737.22%

Bristol Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8734,5011,120
Hispanic96379671
Black53949642
Other Race211143
Multiple Races10610618
Asian847422
Native American3333

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 26.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,703$44,519$29,600
Less Than High School$35,147$36,985$
High School Grad$27,489$32,746$26,583
Some College$36,250$55,375$30,070
Bachelors Degree$43,110$59,813$34,115
Graduate Degree$81,944$82,857$76,389

$35,703

Average Earnings

$44,519

Average Male

$29,600

Average Female

Bristol Language

Bristol Language by Age

Bristol Language

86.82% of Bristol residents speak only English, while 13.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.26% of the population.

Bristol Poverty

Bristol Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,48597114.97%
Black1,07744040.85%
Hispanic1,57217711.26%
Multiple2769534.42%
Other404327.92%
Native552240.00%
Asian1392014.39%

17.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

25.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Black, with 40.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol is Other, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.93%
High School16.31%
Some College13.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed14.36%
Male Employed4.10%

Bristol Income

Bristol Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,313$69,288
Families$63,486$77,657
Married Families$86,086-
Non Families$30,255$49,239

Bristol Marital Status

Bristol Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol Married by Age and Sex

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

Bristol Veterans

489

Number of Veterans

426

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Korea63
Second Gulf War29
World War II23
First Gulf War17
Name Veterans % of Total
White4437.06%
Black365.44%
Hispanic252.28%
Asian109.90%

$Bristol Veterans by Education

3.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol Employment Status

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.10%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.36% of Bristol residents were born in the United States, with 75.10% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,5980.00%
20199,5980.00%
20189,598-11-0.11%
20179,6090.00%
20169,60910.01%
20159,608-25-0.26%
20149,633-27-0.28%
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%