Bristol SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

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Bristol, Tennessee Info Snack

Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 26,702 at the 2010 census. It is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, which lies directly across the state line between Tennessee and Virginia. The boundary between the two cities is also the state line, which runs along State Street in their common downtown district. Bristol is a principal city of the KingsportBristolBristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson CityKingsportBristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.
Population
26,734
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$111,900
Median Income
$38,985
Median Rent
$653

1 Reviews & Comments About Bristol

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

09/10/2018

There isn't as much to do as preferred, but if you are looking for a quiet semi rural area Bristol is great. Some areas do have a higher drug problem, schools are good with dedicated teachers.

Certain areas of Bristol can be pretty drug filled. Steele Creek Park is a great spot to visit for hiking, play grounds, train ride, picnics, and paddle boats. They have a huge nature center with plenty of attractions for the little ones.

Rankings for Bristol in Tennessee

Best Places Around Bristol

1

Bloomingdale, TN
Population 9,144

2

Kingsport, TN
Population 52,871

3

Elizabethton, TN
Population 14,012

4

Bristol, VA
Population 17,340

5

Abingdon, VA
Population 8,117

Map Of Bristol, TN

Population over time in Bristol

Year Population % Change
2016 26,734 0.2%
2015 26,674 -0.1%
2014 26,705 0.1%
2013 26,681 0.2%
2012 26,639 0.2%
2011 26,578 0.6%
2010 26,427 -

Crime in Bristol Per 100k

Crime Bristol TN USA
Violent Crime 404.8 651.5 382.9
Murder 7.4 7.8 5.3
Robbery 29.4 117.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 316.5 482.9 248.9
Property Crime 3366.9 2940.6 2362.0
Burglary 504.1 576.5 430.4
Larceny 2590.5 2088.3 1694.0
Car Theft 272.3 275.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bristol

White
91.6% (24,495)
African American
3.7% (979)
American Indian
0.1% (19)
Asian
0.5% (136)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.1% (32)
Two Or More
1.5% (400)
Hispanic
2.5% (669)
Race Bristol TN USA
White 91.6% 74.5% 60.6%
African American 3.7% 16.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.6% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 2.5% 5.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Bristol, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
8.6% (2,299)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (1,710)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (4,223)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (3,635)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (4,384)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (4,945)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (2,299)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.4% (1,978)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (668)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (588)
Income Bristol TN USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 8.3% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 6.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 12.3% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 11.6% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 14.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 18.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.4% 10.5% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 3.5% 5.7%

Gender in Bristol

Female
52.1% (13,931)
Male
47.9% (12,802)
Gender Bristol TN USA
Female 52.1% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bristol for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.6% (1,492)
9-12th Grade
10.3% (2,741)
High School / GED
30.9% (8,269)
Some College
21.3% (5,682)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (2,247)
Bachelor's Degree
14.3% (3,829)
Master's Degree
6.1% (1,618)
Professional Degree
1.9% (513)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (339)
Education Bristol TN USA
< 9th Grade 5.6% 5.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.3% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 30.9% 32.8% 27.5%
Some College 21.3% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 14.3% 16.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.1% 6.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.2% 1.3%

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