Bristol, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,683 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.8%
Males: 841  (50.0%)
Females: 842  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46507.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,158 (it was $46,136 in 2000)
Bristol:

$61,158
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,839 (it was $20,373 in 2000)

Bristol town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,255 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Bristol:

$145,255
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,426; detached houses: $165,090; townhouses or other attached units: $117,932; in 2-unit structures: $124,535; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $33,209; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $82,551

Median gross rent in 2017: $769.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bristol: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bristol, IN (2010)
    • 1,33183.1%White alone
    • 16410.2%Hispanic
    • 422.6%Two or more races
    • 322.0%Black alone
    • 241.5%Asian alone
    • 80.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

Races in Bristol detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Bristol, Indiana as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bristol is 88 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (30.5%), German (14.9%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.2%), Polish (3.5%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 772 feet

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 706 people per square mile   (low).

Bristol, Indiana map

93 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This town:

5.5%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,283 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,344 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (8.2 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (57.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (96.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Middlebury, IN (2.5 miles ),
Dunlap, IN (2.8 miles ),
Simonton Lake, IN (2.8 miles ),
Elkhart, IN (2.9 miles ),
Goshen, IN (3.1 miles ),
White Pigeon, MI (3.2 miles ),
Constantine, MI (3.4 miles ),
Shipshewana, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 85.82 W

Area code: 574

Distribution of median household income in Bristol, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bristol, IN in 2017
Bristol satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Bristol, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.6%)
  • Wood products (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.1%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Wood products (8.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Bristol, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Bristol, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bristol-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Bristol town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bristol-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from Bristol center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from Bristol center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from Bristol center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Bristol center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.8 miles away from Bristol center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elkhart County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bristol topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bristol:

  • ADEC INC (19816-3 SR 120)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bristol:

  • EAST LAKE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKHART, IN)
  • MERIDIAN NURSING CENTER EAST LAKE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKHART, IN)
  • ELKHART GENERAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ELKHART, IN)
  • GREENLEAF HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELKHART, IN)
  • OAKLAWN PSYCHIATRIC CENTER, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GOSHEN, IN)
  • ELKHART REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELKHART, IN)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF ELKHART (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELKHART, IN)

Airports located in Bristol:

Amtrak station near Bristol:

  • 9 miles: ELKHART (131 TYLER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristol:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 22 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 22 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Andrews University (about 33 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 40 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Western Michigan University (about 41 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 54 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)

Private high school in Bristol:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bristol:

See full list of schools located in Bristol

Library in Bristol:

  • BRISTOL-WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $180,250; Location: 505 WEST VISTULA STREET; 36,481 books; 823 e-books; 2,517 audio materials; 3,059 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bristol Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cathcart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Little Elkhart River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Elkhart County - Rush Memorial Center- Parks & Recreation (Museums; 304 East Vistula Street).

Elkhart County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bristol and their reported violations in the past:

BRISTOL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bristol that have no violations reported:

  • RABER GOLF COURSE PAVILION (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Bristol (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bristol Branch at 308 Division Street, branch established on 1981/06/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: Bristol Branch at 121 East Vistula Street, branch established on 1957/11/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Bristol:

Marital status in Bristol, IN
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bristol:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bristol
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bristol, IN (based on Elkhart County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant52,931228
Mainline Protestant13,37543
Catholic10,7654
Black Protestant3,8897
Other1,25910
Orthodox2482
None115,092-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Elkhart County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Elkhart County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Elkhart County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
Elkhart County:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Elkhart County:

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bristol:

46.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Bristol:

28.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bristol:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bristol:

32.8%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Bristol:

56.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Bristol:

79.4%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bristol, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,236$40,4720$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,769$35,0761$1,653
Streets and Highways 2$6,481$38,8860$0
Sewerage 1$3,282$39,3841$279
Water Supply 1$3,282$39,3841$211
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$42,050$38,8153$2,143

Bristol government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $123,000 ($73.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $529,000 ($314.32)
    Financial Administration: $488,000 ($289.96)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($89.72)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($71.90)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($68.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($48.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($48.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($23.17)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($7.72)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $520,000 ($308.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($19.01)

Bristol government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $417,000 ($247.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($27.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($7.72)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,109,000 ($658.94)
    General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($150.92)
    Highways: $46,000 ($27.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($10.70)
    Rents: $9,000 ($5.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($123.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $83,000 ($49.32)
    Other: $50,000 ($29.71)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($25.55)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($14.85)
  • Tax - Property: $1,046,000 ($621.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($6.54)

Bristol government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,220,000 ($1319.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,065,000 ($1226.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($92.10)

Bristol government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,070,000 ($635.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,335,000 ($2575.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $292,000 ($173.50)

4.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Joseph County, IN  1.17% ($46,850 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.35% ($46,073)
from Cass County, MI  0.28% ($37,409)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Joseph County, IN  1.33% ($39,851 average AGI)
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.35% ($50,903)
to Cass County, MI  0.30% ($58,013)

Businesses in Bristol, IN

  • 7-Eleven: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 3 kW; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: FULMER COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: GOSHEN COLLEGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W207BF (89.3 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: HICKS BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WMSH-FM (99.3 FM; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; THREE RIVERS, MI; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; NOTRE DAME, IN; Owner: VOICE OF THE FIGHTING IRISH, INC.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W241AD (96.1 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bristol:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • Bristol, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents47
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities40
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count9314
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14701
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2704
  • Fatalities10307
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22779
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1169
See more detailed statistics of Bristol fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 364ft / 111mTotal length
  • $223,000Total costs
  • 391,011Total average daily traffic
  • 131,381Total average daily truck traffic
  • 350,870Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bristol, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 271950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bristol, IN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$127,9403$93,55319$158,6491$44,5101$150,8601$49,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$22,7802$168,1550$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$66,0405$169,6540$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$77,6705$169,8060$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$64,9000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$139,3301$197,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bristol, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bristol, IN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 41 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bristol, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bristol, IN
    • 11341.1%Structure Fires
    • 8430.5%Outside Fires
    • 4215.3%Other
    • 3613.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bristol, IN
Most common first names in Bristol, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3774.9 years
James3172.8 years
Robert3070.0 years
William2578.0 years
John2574.1 years
Charles2472.3 years
Richard2070.1 years
Helen1974.4 years
Paul1674.6 years
Harold1574.0 years
Most common last names in Bristol, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2280.7 years
Johnson1679.0 years
Evans1471.1 years
Yoder1073.4 years
Smith969.3 years
Myers867.4 years
Brown878.7 years
Ward769.6 years
Robinson671.5 years
Wade676.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bristol, IN
  • 94.4%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bristol, IN
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity


Bristol compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Bristol on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
There are 15 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mihailo V. Rebec (14)
  • Richard Sevrey (8)
  • Stewart E. Gardner (5)
  • Brian G. Babin (4)
  • Slavko N. Rebec (3)
  • Derek Oldsen (3)
  • Patrick B. Blakesley (3)
  • Bruce Miller (2)
  • Philip M. Bouwkamp (2)
  • Robert Ripplinger (2)

Total of 65 patent applications in 2008-2020.