Bristol city, Virginia Population 2020

Bristol city, Virginia's estimated population is 16,146 with a growth rate of -1.03% 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
202016,146-168-1.03%
201916,314-168-1.02%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.03%
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Bristol city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,80487.89%
Black or African American1,1917.07%
Two or More Races5973.54%
Some Other Race2421.44%
Asian90.05%
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Bristol city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Bristol city, Virginia Median Age

42.2


Total

39.6


Male

44.4


Female

Bristol city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,384 adults, (3,381 of whom are seniors) in Bristol city, Virginia.

Bristol city, Virginia Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,839

52.48%

Male

8,004

47.52%

Bristol city, Virginia Households and Families

Bristol city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bristol city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Male43.8%56.3%
Female25.6%74.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4022.2258.9
Married3,1682.8375.3
Non Family2,8771.1955.4
Female1,1653.0325.6
Male1922.7943.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bristol city, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4563.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,51112.49%
High School Graduate3,67630.40%
Some College2,65421.95%
Associates Degree8817.29%
Bachelors Degree1,80214.90%
Graduate Degree1,1139.20%
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Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9459,1212,628
Black810720243
Multiple Races17412136
Other Race148148
Asian998
Hispanic77

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 88.89%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,382$30,788$25,493
Less Than High School$12,007$15,577$10,680
High School Grad$18,094$19,932$15,833
Some College$27,252$37,137$24,263
Bachelors Degree$43,400$40,804$43,717
Graduate Degree$53,361$53,934$51,603

$27,382

Average Earnings

$30,788

Average Male

$25,493

Average Female

Bristol city, Virginia Language

Bristol city, Virginia Language by Age

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Bristol city, Virginia Language

98.31% of Bristol city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4232,91920.24%
Multiple58840669.05%
Black1,13527524.23%
Other2429438.84%
Hispanic1023837.25%
Asian88100.00%

22.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.83%

Male Poverty Rate

26.12%

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 20.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.77%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.14%
High School20.60%
Some College12.91%
Bachelors or Greater10.09%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.01%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed14.21%
Male Employed8.68%

Bristol city, Virginia Income

Bristol city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,904$51,983
Families$50,677$65,421
Married Families$61,364-
Non Families$21,481$29,158
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Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Bristol city, Virginia Veterans

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1,111

Number of Veterans

1,075

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam539
Korea144
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War110
World War II59
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74489
75+270
35 to 54163
55 to 64145
18 to 3444
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0779.00%
Black252.55%
2 or More93.40%

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment Status

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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47.86%

Born in Virginia

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Bristol city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 47.86% having been born in Virginia. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

  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