Bristol city, Virginia Population 2024

16,674

Bristol city, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 16,674 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bristol city, Virginia is the 90th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 17,769 and has seen a growth of -6.16% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,009-133-0.82%
202816,142-133-0.82%
202716,275-133-0.81%
202616,408-133-0.8%
202516,541-133-0.8%
202416,674-133-0.79%
202316,807-133-0.79%
202216,940-125-0.73%
202117,065-234-1.35%
202017,2992631.54%
201917,0362011.19%
201816,835-121-0.71%
201716,956-184-1.07%
201617,140-45-0.26%
201517,185-40-0.23%
201417,225-186-1.07%
201317,411-295-1.67%
201217,706-20-0.11%
201117,726-43-0.24%
201017,76900%
199018,426-616-3.23%
198019,0424,18528.17%
197014,857-2,287-13.34%
196017,1441,1907.46%
195015,9546,18663.33%
19409,76892810.5%
19308,8402,11131.37%
19206,7294827.72%
19106,2471,66836.43%
19004,579-11,430-71.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.79% (-133)
County Website
Bristol city
2020 Population
17,299
Area
13 mi²
Density
1283 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.61% (-625)

Bristol city, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,89287.41%
Black or African American1,0666.26%
Two or more races8575.03%
Other race1701%
Asian500.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%
Native American00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Bristol city, Virginia Population by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Bristol city, Virginia Median Age

43.7

Total

42.1

Male

46.2

Female

Bristol city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,643 adults, (4,000 of whom are seniors) in Bristol city, Virginia.

Bristol city, Virginia Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female8,82351.79%
Male8,21348.21%

Bristol city, Virginia Population by Age

Bristol city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2992.296337
Non Family3,1331.0959.640.4
Married2,6633.1676.723.3
Female1,1613.2743.556.5
Male3423.2453.246.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bristol city, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,36911.14%
Associates Degree9928.07%
Bachelors Degree1,44711.77%
Graduate Degree1,35711.04%
High School Graduate3,76230.6%
Less Than 9th Grade3252.64%
Some College3,04224.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,9899,5022,638
Black68366274
2+ Races29822873
Hispanic2721344
Other Race1631290
Asian503919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38%.

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,970$69,306$47,413
Graduate Degree$62,188$72,069$53,320
High School Graduate$36,429$41,199$30,456
Less Than 9th Grade$17,596$17,376$0
Overall$40,655$42,386$36,684
Some College$35,991$37,266$35,175

$40,655

Average Earnings

$42,386

Average Male

$36,684

Average Female

Bristol city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bristol city, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bristol city, Virginia Language

97.3% of Bristol city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Bristol city, Virginia Language

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,5702,45216.83%
Multiple85029234.35%
Hispanic43410624.42%
Black985505.08%
Other1652515.15%
Islander11100%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is Black, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.94%.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.1%
High School14.22%
Some College10.66%
Bachelors or Greater8.29%

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.92%
Male Unemployed16.75%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed5.47%

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bristol city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,500$86,539
Households$45,250$66,716
Married Families$88,594$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,255$38,548

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,003

Number of Veterans

943

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam432
First Gulf War238
Second Gulf War145
Korea92
World War II29

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+314
65 to 74274
35 to 54207
55 to 64169
18 to 3439

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9397.77%
Black465.12%
2+ Races184.04%
Hispanic41.04%

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bristol city, Virginia 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

44.24%

Born in Bristol city, Virginia

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Bristol city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 44.24% having been born in Virginia. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bristol city, Virginia Place of Birth

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