Bristol, CT

60,437 Population
26.4 square miles 2,288.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
 
Population Density
2,288.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.5%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.0%
was 9.1%
 
Percent Under 18
20.4%
was 20.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 15.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.4
was 6.5
Ranked 8th Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
10.3%
was 10.4%
 
Median Household Income
$61,551
was $61,478
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42
42.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 3.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
128.7
was 135.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,010.1
was 2,308.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
26,917
was 26,953
 
Median Rent
$895
was $894
 
Total Building Permits
92
was 28
 
Occupied Housing Units
24,985
was 24,921
 
Homeownership Rate
65.4%
was 65.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
17
was 28
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,019.3
was 1,020.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.3%
was 19.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
75
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.4
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.6%
was 96.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.0%
was 88.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.5%
was 24.9%
 

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