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Population in 2012: 9,686 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 4,860  (50.2%)
Females: 4,826  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19007.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,035 (it was $35,378 in 2000)
Bristol:

$48,035
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,973

Bristol borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,300 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Bristol:

$180,300
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $227,071; Detached houses: $227,820; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,251; In 2-unit structures: $214,605

Median gross rent in 2012: $806.

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  • White alone - 7,131 (73.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,395 (14.3%)
  • Black alone - 978 (10.0%)
  • Two or more races - 167 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 50 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bristol: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.1%), Italian (21.1%), German (10.1%), English (6.5%), Polish (3.0%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1720

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 5,873 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Bristol:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bristol borough:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

201 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This borough:  2.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Bristol, Pennsylvania as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bristol to the number of sex offenders is 605 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,305 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,249 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Levittown, PA (3.5 miles , pop. 53,966).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (17.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Burlington, NJ (1.5 miles ), Croydon, PA (1.6 miles ), Florence, NJ (1.6 miles ), Florence-Roebling, NJ (1.8 miles ), Tullytown borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Stonybrook, PA (1.9 miles ), Levittown, PA (1.9 miles ), Roebling, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 74.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,670 (+17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,107 (23.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Bristol household income distribution Bristol home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bristol by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1214330122
per 100,000 10.019.910.040.530.630.80.010.320.520.5
Robberies 1413262016141315166
per 100,000 140.5129.3260.5202.3162.9143.6135.4154.7164.061.5
Assaults 54381815112317848
per 100,000 541.8377.9180.4151.7112.0236.0177.082.541.081.9
Burglaries 59584558543942333026
per 100,000 592.0576.8450.9586.6550.0400.1437.4340.2307.5266.3
Thefts 168304319341347299308288314249
per 100,000 1685.63023.13196.43448.63534.03067.63207.72969.43218.22550.2
Auto thefts 32284646373314212518
per 100,000 321.1278.4460.9465.2376.8338.6145.8216.5256.2184.4
Arson 5532211211
per 100,000 50.249.730.120.220.410.310.420.610.210.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.9) 318.7319.4324.2345.6311.2297.9251.0235.2248.9189.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bristol detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Bristol, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -498 (-4.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

Work and jobs in Bristol: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Bristol-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Bristol borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 32.9 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Bristol center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Bristol center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bucks County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bristol topographic map

Birthplace of: Chris Jackson (gridiron football) - Professional gridiron football player, William Edward Hanford - Chemist, Joe McEwing - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Oct 19, 1972), John Thompson Dorrance - Chemist and businessman, Kevin Kelly (American football) - Player of football, Lauren Holly - Actress, Poul Anderson - (1926-2001), science fiction writer, Todd Weiner - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Sep 16, 1975), Daniel Bursch - astronaut, Jason Rader - Player of football.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bristol: Wilmon W. Blackmar.

Main business address for: STONEMOR PARTNERS LP (SERVICES-PERSONAL SERVICES), JONES APPAREL GROUP INC (WOMEN'S, MISSES', AND JUNIORS OUTERWEAR).


Hospitals/medical centers in Bristol:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF BUCKS COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 1900 FROST ROAD)
  • LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL COORDINATED HOME CARE PROGRAM (Home Health Center, 501 BATH RD)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HEALTH SERVICES OF PA (Home Health Center, 190 RITTENHOUSE CIRCLE, SUITE 201)
  • LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 501 BATH ROAD)
  • SILVER LAKE CENTER (Nursing Home, 905 TOWER ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Bristol, PA

Heliports located in Bristol:

Amtrak stations near Bristol:

  • 10 miles: TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Bristol:

  • Pennco Tech (Full-time enrollment: 468; Location: 3815 Otter St; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristol:

  • Bucks County Community College (about 12 miles; Newtown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,209)
  • The College of New Jersey (about 14 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,326)
  • Rider University (about 14 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,386)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 14 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 15 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,372)
  • Burlington County College (about 15 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Arcadia University (about 17 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 2,640)

Public high schools in Bristol:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bristol:

  • ST MARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 1024 RADCLIFFE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 418 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • RADCLIFFE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 66; Location: 1101 RADCLIFFE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LOWER BUCKS CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 39; Location: 501 BATH RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Bristol, School District: BRISTOL BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Bristol: Bristol Station (A), Bath Industrial Park (B), Golf Farm Golf Course (C), Bristol Commerce Park (D), Bristol Consolidated Volunteer Fire Company Station 50 (E), America Hose Hook and Ladder Company Station 53 / Bristol Volunteer Fire Company 6 (F), Bristol Fire Company 1 Station 51 (G), Goodwill Hose Company 3 Station 52 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Silver Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bristol Historic Preservation Inc (Historical Places & Services; 100 Prospect Street).

Courts: Bucks County - District Courts- District Court 07-1-03 (3030 Bath Road), Bucks County - District Courts- District Court 07-1-02 (501 Bath Street).

 
Bucks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.43. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.43
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0302
U.S.:

0.0222

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

BRISTOL TWP WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2343, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and JAN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and MAY-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2004 to MAY-03-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In AUG-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-15-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  60.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bristol, PA

34 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Bristol compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Bristol, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bristol (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Savings and Loan Association of Bucks Co: Fidelity Savings And Loan Associatio at 237 Radcliffe St, branch established on 1885/01/01; Bristol Branch at 201 Pond Street, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $107.9 mil, Deposits: $95.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • National Penn Bank: Bristol Branch at 200 Radcliff Street, branch established on 1999/05/24. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bristol Branch at 244 Radcliffe Street, branch established on 1956/11/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bristol Branch at 35 Commerce Park Circle, branch established on 1990/03/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Bucks Co: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 118 Mill Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $663.1 mil, Deposits: $531.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bristol travel time to work - commute


Bristol mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bristol borough (based on Bucks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.04%
Here66.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents66.3%8.8%6.1%4.2%3.5%
Congregations12.1%5.1%12.7%10.2%6.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents2.1%1.6%1.1%1.0%5.4%
Congregations7.0%5.7%3.5%5.1%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Bucks County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Bucks County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Bucks County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 453
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bucks County:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,653$45,9181$850
Other Government Administration 6$27,686$55,37215$3,686
Police Protection - Officers 15$83,575$66,8603$3,477
Police - Other 0$0 16$15,971
Firefighters 0$0 3$958
Streets and Highways 9$43,130$57,5070$0
Sewerage 4$17,796$53,3880$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,196$74,3526$1,988
Totals for Government 37$186,036$60,33644$26,930

Bristol government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $371,000 ($38.30)
    General Public Buildings: $242,000 ($24.98)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,766,000 ($388.81)
    Police Protection: $1,714,000 ($176.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,159,000 ($119.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,147,000 ($118.42)
    Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($107.47)
    Central Staff Services: $634,000 ($65.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $580,000 ($59.88)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($18.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($15.38)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($13.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $83,000 ($8.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($8.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($4.75)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($3.10)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($0.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $429,000 ($44.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $306,000 ($31.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($13.32)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($10.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,289,000 ($236.32)

Bristol government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,281,000 ($132.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,046,000 ($107.99)
    All Other: $97,000 ($10.01)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($2.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($0.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($5.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,561,000 ($161.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000 ($15.07)
    Rents: $114,000 ($11.77)
    Special Assessments: $104,000 ($10.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($7.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $340,000 ($35.10)
    Highways: $149,000 ($15.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($10.94)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,383,000 ($246.03)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $419,000 ($43.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $186,000 ($19.20)
    Individual Income: $1,000 ($0.10)

Bristol government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,728,000 ($1107.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,952,000 ($1027.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $776,000 ($80.12)

Bristol government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $567,000 ($58.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,971,000 ($2578.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,000 ($2.48)

5.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.26% ($49,877 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  1.07% ($61,009)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.34% ($65,170)


5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($59,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  1.13% ($56,769 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.87% ($38,483)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.17% ($48,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIFI (1460 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, NJ; Owner: REAL LIFE BROADCASTING)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUD (1260 AM; 5 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPST (97.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • W236AF (95.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bristol:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W25AW (Channel 25; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: WZBN TV, INC.)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bristol, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 68
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 71
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Bristol fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total costs: $5,000
Total average daily traffic: 311,827
Total average daily truck traffic: 41,930

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bristol, PA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$163,07440$148,150145$151,70322$56,9554$287,00036$140,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$236,6670$011$147,0002$22,0000$01$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$155,20010$222,60075$161,61318$42,1671$3,300,0009$127,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$155,3334$137,25049$183,3472$115,0000$01$38,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$165,5002$214,50014$139,5000$00$02$214,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1005.00 , 1006.00, 1007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$182,7506$168,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$174,6001$146,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$219,5002$197,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1005.00 , 1006.00, 1007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 164
  • Hazardous Condition: 65
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bristol


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bristol, PA

Most common first names in Bristol, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31672.1 years
Mary27078.2 years
Joseph22371.7 years
William20070.0 years
Anna16179.9 years
James14371.1 years
Margaret11778.6 years
George11671.7 years
Charles11372.4 years
Frank11275.3 years
Most common last names in Bristol, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4375.6 years
Jones3170.8 years
Johnson3176.5 years
Miller2974.8 years
Moore2468.1 years
Brown2371.7 years
White2080.1 years
Williams2065.7 years
Cordisco1975.1 years
Campbell1968.7 years
Businesses in Bristol, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless2Payless1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx7T-Mobile3
GameStop1UPS5
H&R Block1Walmart1
Haworth1
Browse common businesses in Bristol, PA


Bristol on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 (19007) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Liberian first ancestries"
  • #96 (19007) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • Jason Paynter (7)
  • Nemesio Martinez-Castro (6)
  • Nirali Patel (4)
  • Kenneth Charles Barrett (2)
  • Henry Clarence Lilly, Iii (2)
  • Barry W.l. Southward (2)
  • James A. Risley, Sr. (2)
  • Jean Kryven (2)
  • Roy Roberts (1)
  • Paul F. Swift (1)

Total of 46 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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