Bristol, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 9,595 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 4,735  (49.4%)
Females: 4,860  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19007.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,725 (it was $35,378 in 2000)
Bristol:

$42,725
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,684 (it was $17,198 in 2000)

Bristol borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,338 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Bristol:

$184,338
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $204,295; Detached houses: $221,383; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,981; In 2-unit structures: $306,446

Median gross rent in 2013: $794.

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  • Races in Bristol, PA (2013)

    Bristol races chart
    • 6,91071.1%White alone
    • 1,53115.8%Hispanic
    • 9609.9%Black alone
    • 3233.3%Two or more races
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 230.2%Asian alone
    • 180.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bristol: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.0%), Italian (21.1%), German (10.4%), English (7.4%), Polish (3.0%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1720

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 5,818 people per square mile   (average).

Bristol,PA real estate house value index trend

Bristol, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Bristol:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bristol borough:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

294 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 1.0% Africa, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This borough:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bristol, Pennsylvania as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bristol to the number of sex offenders is 2,422 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,456 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,358 (1.7%)

Bristol satellite photo by USGS

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: +1,771 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 951 (21.7%)

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 2013 2014
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 121433012211
per 100,000 10.019.910.040.530.630.80.010.320.520.510.310.4
Robberies 14132620161413151661716
per 100,000 140.5129.3260.5202.3162.9143.6135.4154.7164.061.5175.7166.5
Assaults 54381815112317848103
per 100,000 541.8377.9180.4151.7112.0236.0177.082.541.081.9103.431.2
Burglaries 595845585439423330265530
per 100,000 592.0576.8450.9586.6550.0400.1437.4340.2307.5266.3568.5312.1
Thefts 168304319341347299308288314249246230
per 100,000 1,685.63,023.13,196.43,448.63,534.03,067.63,207.72,969.43,218.22,550.22,542.92,393.1
Auto thefts 32284646373314212518919
per 100,000 321.1278.4460.9465.2376.8338.6145.8216.5256.2184.493.0197.7
Arson 553221121121
per 100,000 50.249.730.120.220.410.310.420.610.210.220.710.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 318.6319.3324.1345.6311.1297.8250.9235.1248.8189.9234.7201.4

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Bristol tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -498 (-4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bristol, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bristol-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% smaller 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 below Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.5 miles away from Bristol 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 the city 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 305.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 308.7 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 6, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 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 Recipients

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 and medical centers in Bristol:

  • LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 501 BATH ROAD)
  • SILVER LAKE CENTER (905 TOWER ROAD)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF BUCKS COUNTY (1900 FROST ROAD)
  • LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL COORDINATED HOME CARE PROGRAM (501 BATH RD)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HEALTH SERVICES OF PA (190 RITTENHOUSE CIRCLE, SUITE 201)

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-Bristol (Full-time enrollment: 564; Location: 3815 Otter St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.penncotech.edu/pennco-bristol.php)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristol:

  • Strayer University-Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; Trevose, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,027)
  • Holy Family University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,305)
  • Thomas Edison State College (about 10 miles; Trenton, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Bucks County Community College (about 12 miles; Newtown, PA; FT enrollment: 6,898)
  • The College of New Jersey (about 13 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,573)
  • Rider University (about 14 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 14 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)

Public high school in Bristol:

  • BRISTOL HS (Students: 382, Location: WILSON AVE & GARFIELD ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bristol:

Private elementary/middle school in Bristol:

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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

Main business address in Bristol: JONES APPAREL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0690. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0690
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.08
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0345. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0345
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.4% for other race residents, 28.8% 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
34 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Bristol, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Bristol travel time to work - commute Bristol mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic321,96341
Mainline Protestant61,154157
Evangelical Protestant29,487140
Other16,15946
Orthodox7774
Black Protestant4036
None195,306-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bristol:

45.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Bristol:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bristol:

20.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bristol:

11.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bristol:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bristol:

34.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bristol:

55.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

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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
Financial Administration 1$5,325$63,9000$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,502$86,0080$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$104,550$83,6404$11,931
Police - Other 2$8,998$53,98816$12,230
Streets and Highways 9$50,519$67,3590$0
Sewerage 4$24,062$72,1860$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$17,318$69,2720$0
Totals for Government 37$232,274$75,33220$24,161

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $371,000 ($38.67)
    General Public Buildings: $242,000 ($25.22)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,766,000 ($392.50)
    Police Protection: $1,714,000 ($178.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,159,000 ($120.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,147,000 ($119.54)
    Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($108.49)
    Central Staff Services: $634,000 ($66.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $580,000 ($60.45)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($18.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($15.53)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($13.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $83,000 ($8.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($8.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($4.79)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($3.13)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($0.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $429,000 ($44.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $306,000 ($31.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($13.44)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($11.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,289,000 ($238.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,281,000 ($133.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,046,000 ($109.02)
    All Other: $97,000 ($10.11)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($2.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($0.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($5.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,561,000 ($162.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000 ($15.22)
    Rents: $114,000 ($11.88)
    Special Assessments: $104,000 ($10.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($7.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $340,000 ($35.44)
    Highways: $149,000 ($15.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($11.05)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Property: $2,383,000 ($248.36)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $419,000 ($43.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $186,000 ($19.39)
    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 ($1118.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,952,000 ($1037.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $776,000 ($80.88)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $567,000 ($59.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,971,000 ($2602.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,000 ($2.50)

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.96% ($49,557 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.82% ($60,663)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.25% ($72,199)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($50,946 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.83% ($41,643)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.16% ($47,857)

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)
Bristol fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bristol fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 111m364ftTotal length
  • $19,000Total costs
  • 557,345Total average daily traffic
  • 108,118Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
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

Bristol compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Bristol on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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