Bristol, CT
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Bristol profile

Living in Bristol

Bristol is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 60,661 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Bristol is the 14th largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some cities, Bristol isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bristol are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bristol is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bristol who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), sales jobs (10.01%), and management occupations (8.72%).

Also of interest is that Bristol has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Bristol is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.53% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bristol in 2018 was $36,535, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,140 for a family of four. However, Bristol contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bristol is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bristol home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bristol residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bristol also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bristol include Italian, Irish, French, Polish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Bristol is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.