Bristol, TN

Bristol profile

Living in Bristol

Bristol is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 26,987 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Bristol is the 27th largest community in Tennessee.

Bristol is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.22%), sales jobs (11.72%), and management occupations (10.18%).

The percentage of people in Bristol who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.61% of adults in Bristol have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bristol in 2018 was $25,168, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,672 for a family of four. However, Bristol contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Important ancestries of people in Bristol include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.

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