Bristol city, Virginia Population 2021

Bristol city, Virginia's estimated population is 16,916 with a growth rate of 0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bristol city, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 17,766 and has seen a growth of -4.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,916770.46%
202016,839770.46%
201916,762770.46%
201816,685-195-1.16%
201716,880-208-1.22%
201617,088-58-0.34%
201517,146-45-0.26%
201417,191-195-1.12%
201317,386-306-1.73%
201217,692-25-0.14%
201117,717-49-0.28%
201017,766-660-3.58%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.46%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
17,766
Growth Since 2010
-4.78%
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Bristol city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,29990.46%
Black or African American9645.70%
Two or More Races5383.18%
Some Other Race730.43%
Asian380.22%
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Bristol city, Virginia Population By Race

Bristol city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Bristol city, Virginia Median Age

42.2


Total

39.7


Male

44.3


Female

Bristol city, Virginia Adults

There are 13,308 adults, (3,456 of whom are seniors) in Bristol city, Virginia.

Bristol city, Virginia Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bristol city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

8,951

52.93%

Masculino

7,961

47.07%

Bristol city, Virginia Population by Age

Bristol city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bristol city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All60.4%39.6%
Masculino57.1%42.9%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Mujer29.3%70.7%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bristol city, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3342.2660.4
Non Family3,1021.1354.5
Married3,0443.0477.1
Mujer1,0413.1629.3
Masculino1473.2757.1

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Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Bristol city, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3843.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,46612.13%
High School Graduate3,58529.67%
Some College2,62821.75%
Associates Degree9537.89%
Bachelors Degree1,81415.01%
Graduate Degree1,25410.38%
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Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,1799,4832,760
Black626581270
2+ Races1617028
Hispanic8062
Asian383810

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 black people with a rate of 43.13%.

Bristol city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$31,001$32,167$27,712
Less Than 9th Grade$15,640$16,488$
High School Graduate$23,767$30,541$16,465
Some College$26,969$32,486$22,394
Bachelors Degree$43,839$44,926$43,645
Graduate Degree$51,020$54,375$46,480

$31,001

Average Earnings

$32,167

Average Male

$27,712

Average Female

Bristol city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bristol city, Virginia Language by Age

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Bristol city, Virginia Language

97.55% of Bristol city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Bristol city, Virginia Language

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6492,99720.46%
Black90533837.35%
Multiple53726248.79%
Hispanic3917318.67%
Other7373100.00%
Asian371027.03%

22.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.26%

Male Poverty Rate

23.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bristol city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bristol city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 18.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.52%.

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.39%
High School21.08%
Some College13.13%
Bachelors or Greater9.42%

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.47%
Female Unemployed30.49%
Female Employed11.10%
Male Employed7.86%

Bristol city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bristol city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$53,193
Families$53,902$69,515
Married Families$67,601-
Non Families$22,051$29,723
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Income by Household Type

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Bristol city, Virginia Marital Status

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1,216

Number of Veterans

1,166

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam586
Second Gulf War166
First Gulf War150
Korea133
World War II51

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74511
75+264
35 to 54189
55 to 64183
18 to 3469

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1589.45%
Black486.58%
2+ Races103.56%

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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12.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Age

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Bristol city, Virginia Employment by Race

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Bristol city, Virginia 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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45.62%

Born in Bristol city, Virginia

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Bristol city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 45.62% having been born in Virginia. 0.33% 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

  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

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