The City of Bristol had a population of 16,888 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Bristol is located at latitude 36.5965 and longitude -82.1885 in Bristol (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bristol encompass a land area of 13.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Bristol (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,680 feet.
The City of Bristol (GNIS ID: 1498416) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bristol: Goodson, Sappling Grove.
|Total Population||16,888 (100%)|
|Population in Households||16,670 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||12,647 (74.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||218 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$37,962|
|Average Household Income||$53,209|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,511|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,798 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,329 (49.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,126 (35.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,343 (15.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,212|
|Average Home Value||$153,395|
|Housing Affordability Index3||186|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.61%|
|Per Capita Income||1.49%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.66%|
The table below compares Bristol to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 78||87th|
|Population Density||# 195||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 513||14th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 385||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 430||28th|
|Diversity Index||# 441||26th|
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