Bristol, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 26,842 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 12,951  (48.3%)
Females: 13,891  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37620.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,664 (it was $30,039 in 2000)
Bristol:

$42,664
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,425 (it was $18,535 in 2000)

Bristol city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,799 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Bristol:

$126,799
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,351; detached houses: $161,224; townhouses or other attached units: $177,139; in 2-unit structures: $129,221; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,283; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,345; mobile homes: $48,542

Median gross rent in 2017: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bristol: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bristol, TN (2017)
    • 24,66890.9%White alone
    • 9543.5%Black alone
    • 6402.4%Hispanic
    • 6122.3%Two or more races
    • 1480.5%Asian alone
    • 380.1%Other race alone
    • 150.06%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Bristol, Tennessee as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bristol is 353 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Bristol by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(35.7)
10
(39.5)
16
(63.1)
11
(43.2)
15
(58.0)
12
(46.5)
20
(74.2)
12
(44.4)
10
(37.5)
5
(18.8)
11
(41.1)
14
(52.5)
14
(51.5)
18
(67.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(47.6)
17
(67.2)
9
(35.5)
7
(27.5)
13
(50.3)
9
(34.9)
11
(40.8)
9
(33.3)
8
(30.0)
7
(26.3)
6
(22.4)
14
(52.5)
8
(29.4)
16
(59.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
118
(468.3)
132
(521.5)
92
(363.0)
99
(388.5)
76
(293.9)
119
(461.3)
84
(311.8)
122
(451.5)
77
(288.8)
110
(413.5)
137
(512.5)
129
(483.9)
86
(316.5)
117
(435.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
234
(928.8)
229
(904.7)
207
(816.7)
176
(690.6)
188
(727.0)
182
(705.5)
196
(727.5)
184
(680.9)
186
(697.7)
149
(560.1)
125
(467.6)
134
(502.7)
137
(504.1)
117
(435.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,088
(4,318)
1,094
(4,322)
1,129
(4,454)
1,053
(4,132)
960
(3,712)
778
(3,016)
943
(3,500)
850
(3,145)
888
(3,331)
761
(2,861)
587
(2,196)
670
(2,514)
704
(2,591)
656
(2,442)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
72
(285.8)
109
(430.6)
100
(394.5)
99
(388.5)
67
(259.1)
43
(166.7)
48
(178.2)
68
(251.6)
50
(187.5)
57
(214.3)
71
(265.6)
96
(360.1)
74
(272.3)
84
(312.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.9)
8
(31.6)
6
(23.7)
6
(23.5)
5
(19.3)
5
(19.4)
5
(18.6)
5
(18.5)
4
(15.0)
1
(3.8)
6
(22.4)
6
(22.5)
3
(11.0)
3
(11.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)397.1426.7400.7420.1340.4323.3339.2329.4301.4276.4284.0326.6288.7311.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bristol, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 86 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (35.8%), English (9.8%), Irish (9.2%), German (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1856

Elevation: 1672 feet

Land area: 29.3 square miles.

Population density: 915 people per square mile   (low).

Bristol, Tennessee map

625 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,379 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,098 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (18.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (121.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (450.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bristol, VA (1.8 miles ),
Walnut Hill, TN (1.8 miles ),
Bluff City-Piney Flats, TN (2.7 miles ),
Blountville, TN (2.8 miles ),
Bluff City, TN (2.9 miles ),
Holston Valley, TN (3.0 miles ),
Stony Creek, TN (3.6 miles ),
Hunter, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.57 N, Longitude: 82.20 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Birthplace of Country Music - shares this nickname with Bristol, Virginia

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,695 (+25.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,296 (46.0%)

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Bristol, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bristol, TN in 2017
Bristol satellite photo by USGS

Bristol tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $69,900
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Bristol, TN
Historical housing units in Bristol, TN
Most common industries in Bristol, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Bristol, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Bristol, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bristol, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bristol-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Bristol city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bristol-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from Bristol center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.0 miles away from Bristol center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Bristol center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from Bristol center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bristol topographic map

Main business address for: KING PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bristol:

  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-TRICITIES ("ONE MEDICAL PARK BOULEVARD, 5TH FLOOR")
  • WELLMONT BRISTOL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, ONE MEDICAL PARK BLVD)
  • WELLMONT HOSPICE (280 STEELES ROAD)
  • BRISTOL NURSING HOME (261 NORTH STREET)
  • CAMBRIDGE HOUSE, THE (250 BELLEBROOK RD)
  • FMC BRISTOL (1 MEDICAL PARK BLVD)

Heliports located in Bristol:

College/University in Bristol:

  • King University (Full-time enrollment: 2,472; Location: 1350 King College Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.king.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bristol:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 14 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 21 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Appalachian State University (about 38 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Tusculum College (about 42 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 64 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 64 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)

Public high schools in Bristol:

  • TENNESSEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,342, Location: 1112 EDGEMONT AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • TENNESSEE ONLINE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Location: 615 MLK JR. BL, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Bristol:

  • THE ACADEMY AT KING (Students: 38, Location: 7216 ACADEMY DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • BROOKSIDE ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 1534 VANCETANK RD, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bristol:

Private elementary/middle school in Bristol:

  • TENNESSEE AVENUE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 98, Location: 804 TENNESSEE AVE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Bristol

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bristol: Bristol Industrial Park (A), Steele Creek Golf Course (B), Weaver Pike Industrial Park (C), Bristol Golf and Country Club (D), Thomas Bridge (E), Bristol International Speedway (F), Twin City Drive-In (G), Bristol Tennessee Fire Department Station 3 (H), Ambulance Service of Bristol (I), Bristol Motor Speedway Fire Department (J), Bristol Tennessee Fire Department Station 2 (K), Bristol City Hall (L), Bristol Tennessee Fire Department Station 1 (M), Bristol Tennessee Fire Department Station 4 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Howards Shopping Center (1), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (2), Southgate Crossing Shopping Center (3), Southside Shopping Center (4), Virginia Avenue Shopping Center (5), Volunteer Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bristol: KING PHARMACEUTICALS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bristol include: First United Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First Church of the Brethren (C), Fairmount Presbyterian Church (D), Emmanuel Baptist Church (E), Edgemont Presbyterian Church (F), Central Christian Church (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H), Anderson Street United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ordway Cemetery (1), Moore Cemetery (2), Harr Cemetery (3), Glenwood Cemetery (4), Stophel Cemetery (5), Shelby Hills Cemetery (6), Steele Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Middlebrook Lake (A), Taylor Lake (B), Steele Creek Park Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Back Creek (A), Sinking Creek (B), Whitetop Creek (C), Beeler Branch (D), Burr Branch (E), Cedar Creek (F), Stoffel Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bristol include: Anderson Park (1), Haynesfield Park (2), Holston View Park (3), Parker Park (4), Patterson Park (5), Rotary Park (6), Defriece Park (7), Steele Creek Park (8), Bristol Municipal Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bristol Caverns (Caverns; 1157 Bristol Caverns Highway) (1), Leo's Exterminating Services Inc (Recreation Areas; 2401 Volunteer Parkway) (2), 421 Kartway (Amusement & Theme Parks; 391 Bristol Caverns Highway) (3), Sam's Go KART & Game Room (991 Highway 126) (4), Outta Control Inc (391 Bristol Caverns Highway) (5), Crazy Horse Adventures & Bike Club (Arcades & Amusements; 201 Whitaker Drive) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Bristol-Days Inn Parkway (536 Volunteer Pkwy) (1), Days Inn Bristol TN (536 Volunteer Parkway) (2), Hampton Inn Bristol (3299 West State Street) (3), Days Htl Bristol TN Med Ctr (3281 West State Street) (4), Bristol Lodging (111 Holiday Drive) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Sullivan County - General Sessions Court- Division Iv (801 Anderson Street) (1), Fire Department - For All Other Purposes- Bristol Tn Residents Dial- Station (211 Bluff City Highway) (2), Sullivan County of Continued - Highway Department- Division II (801 Anderson Street) (3), Sullivan County - Chancery Court Clerk & Master- Central Receiving (801 Broad Street) (4), Sullivan County - General Sessions Court- Division I (801 Anderson Street) (5), Sullivan County of Continued - Law Court (801 Anderson Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tennessee Ernie Ford - Country singer, Clarence Ashley - Banjoist, Greg Barrett - Journalist, Jason Mumpower - Politician, Jayma Mays - Actress, Jimmy Gobble - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Jul 19, 1981), John Wheeler (audio/video technologist) - Audio/video engineer, Wesley Watson - Boxer, Heath Calhoun - Alpine skier, Mike Crowder - Businessman.

Sullivan 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 DEPT. UTILITIES (Population served: 29,362, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JAN-02-2008, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2010)
SOUTH BRISTOL-WEAVER PIKE U D (Population served: 5,442, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
HOLSTON U D (Population served: 2,443, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-14-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-14-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
INTERMONT UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,152, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One minor monitoring violation
JACOBS CREEK JOB CORPS CENTER - USFS (Population served: 300, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-08-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2013), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-31-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 21 other older monitoring violations
PEACE LAKEVIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 283, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COCHRAN'S LAKEVIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FRIENDSHIP MARINA (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MUSICK LAKESIDE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


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

People in group quarters in Bristol in 2010:

  • 386 people in college/university student housing
  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 70 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Bristol in 2000:

  • 372 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 232 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
Arena or stadium:
  • Viking Hall (Bristol). Capacity: 6,500.

Banks with branches in Bristol (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: West State Main Branch, Bristol Main Branch, West State Drive Thru Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: State Street Branch at 800 State Street, branch established on 1974/06/03; Bristol Branch at 1155 Volunteer Pkwy, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • Regions Bank: South Bristol Branch at 1388 Volunteer Parkway, branch established on 1979/12/06; Bristol Central Branch at 840 State Street, branch established on 1967/06/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: State Street Branch at State And Edgemont Avenue, branch established on 1958/08/08; Volunteer Parkway And Vance Drive Br at Volunteer Pkwy. & Vance Dr., branch established on 1958/08/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $608.7 mil, Deposits: $499.0 mil, headquarters in Elizabethton, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Citco Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Tennessee: Bristol Branch at 1223 Volunteer Parkway, branch established on 2005/02/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $640.0 mil, Deposits: $524.3 mil, headquarters in Kingsport, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Banctenn Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: West State Street at 2406 W State St, branch established on 1985/12/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Bristol - Volunteer Parkway Branch at 1430 Volunteer Parkway, Suite #34, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • The First Bank and Trust Company: Volunteer Parkway Branch at 1314 Volunteer Parkway, branch established on 1997/06/09. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $1,247.0 mil, Deposits: $1,102.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bristol:

Marital status in Bristol, TN
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bristol:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Tennessee average:

11.6

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, TN (based on Sullivan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,602206
Mainline Protestant21,58674
Catholic2,2451
Other1,3688
Black Protestant8017
Orthodox1401
None69,081-
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: 20
Sullivan County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sullivan County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sullivan County:

13.5%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

30.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bristol:

48.3%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bristol:

43.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.8%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bristol:

10.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bristol:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Bristol:

53.2%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bristol:

76.4%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bristol, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 306$1,410,878$55,329175$200,418
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 91$274,649$36,21724$24,803
Police Protection - Officers 67$261,882$46,9043$4,350
Firefighters 54$175,175$38,9280$0
Water Supply 33$102,143$37,1430$0
Streets and Highways 31$102,312$39,6051$1,120
Parks and Recreation 30$88,179$35,27228$19,044
Police - Other 22$76,674$41,8226$2,874
Other and Unallocable 22$78,644$42,8976$6,280
Financial Administration 17$59,383$41,9170$0
Other Government Administration 17$59,192$41,7832$4,598
Solid Waste Management 15$38,170$30,5360$0
Judicial and Legal 7$24,937$42,7491$235
Transit 6$12,900$25,8002$2,111
Fire - Other 4$20,916$62,7480$0
Welfare 2$5,034$30,2041$491
Totals for Government 724$2,791,068$46,261249$266,324

Bristol government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $6,322,000 ($235.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,311,000 ($48.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,186,000 ($44.18)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $90,131,000 ($3357.83)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,119,000 ($1420.13)
    Police Protection: $7,067,000 ($263.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,188,000 ($156.02)
    Regular Highways: $3,893,000 ($145.03)
    Central Staff Services: $3,657,000 ($136.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,601,000 ($134.16)
    Sewerage: $3,460,000 ($128.90)
    Water Utilities: $3,273,000 ($121.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,602,000 ($59.68)
    Financial Administration: $812,000 ($30.25)
    Transit Utilities: $743,000 ($27.68)
    General - Other: $581,000 ($21.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $494,000 ($18.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $466,000 ($17.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000 ($0.60)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,246,000 ($46.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $888,000 ($33.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $712,000 ($26.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,563,000 ($877.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($2.79)

Bristol government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,443,000 ($165.52)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,243,000 ($83.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,835,000 ($68.36)
    Other: $1,158,000 ($43.14)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $587,000 ($21.87)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $294,000 ($10.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $184,000 ($6.85)
    Education: $40,000 ($1.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $21,471,000 ($799.90)
    General Local Government Support: $9,986,000 ($372.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,576,000 ($170.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,528,000 ($56.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $580,000 ($21.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $499,000 ($18.59)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $101,633,000 ($3786.34)
    Water Utilities: $4,330,000 ($161.31)
    Transit Utilities: $31,000 ($1.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $18,609,000 ($693.28)
    General Local Government Support: $3,712,000 ($138.29)
    Highways: $732,000 ($27.27)
    Transit Utilities: $691,000 ($25.74)
  • Tax - Property: $27,769,000 ($1034.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $808,000 ($30.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $695,000 ($25.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $600,000 ($22.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $381,000 ($14.19)
    Other License: $326,000 ($12.15)

Bristol government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,128,000 ($1718.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,476,000 ($1209.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,652,000 ($508.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,647,000 ($98.61)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,426,000 ($90.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $221,000 ($8.23)

Bristol government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,095,000 ($674.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,069,000 ($3579.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,591,000 ($133.78)

5.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Washington County, TN  1.16% ($41,781 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.70% ($33,881)
from Bristol city, VA  0.38% ($34,368)


5.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Washington County, TN  1.16% ($43,859 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.66% ($36,384)
to Bristol city, VA  0.31% ($23,343)
Businesses in Bristol, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Nike1
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS3Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Sears1
Days Inn2Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subaru1
FedEx5Subway3
Ford1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
Hardee's1Toyota1
Hilton1Travelodge1
Honda1U-Haul3
Hyundai1UPS9
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walgreens3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
Mazda1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOPI (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: HOLTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W213AN (90.5 FM; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bristol:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bristol fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 99Number of bridges
  • 1,001ft / 305mTotal length
  • $28,546,000Total costs
  • 746,530Total average daily traffic
  • 61,512Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bristol, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 131950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 231990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bristol, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bristol)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bristol, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 218 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bristol)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bristol)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$107,548100$104,194359$134,19633$46,8321$548,00039$116,4765$27,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$119,4478$75,17333$136,4565$95,4400$03$56,0470$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$109,17428$86,852162$106,42615$38,9812$219,70510$58,7873$54,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$94,80010$97,07878$113,3984$49,1600$03$61,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$97,1704$161,47832$97,4845$86,3340$01$39,7101$30,320

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Bristol, TN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$131,9289$120,431
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$107,4173$101,073
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$115,4601$90,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$204,4302$92,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bristol, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bristol, TN - 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 fires per year is 136. The highest number of fire incidents - 233 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bristol, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.6%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bristol, TN
    • 1,10347.6%Structure Fires
    • 78433.8%Outside Fires
    • 29312.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1375.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bristol, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bristol, Tennessee:

  • Travelodge Bristol, 111 Holiday Dr, Bristol, Tennessee 37620 , Phone: (423) 968-1101, Fax: (423) 968-1590
  • Hampton Inn, 3299 W State St, Bristol, Tennessee 37620 , Phone: (423) 764-3600, Fax: (423) 764-9010
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3285 W State St, Bristol, Tennessee 37620 , Phone: (423) 574-4500, Fax: (423) 574-4501
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bristol, Tennessee
Most common first names in Bristol, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44271.8 years
Mary38176.7 years
William36074.0 years
John26873.9 years
Charles26272.7 years
Robert22972.1 years
George15974.7 years
Margaret15278.6 years
Paul11171.0 years
Elizabeth10079.5 years
Most common last names in Bristol, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21473.6 years
Leonard15072.8 years
Jones13973.2 years
Johnson11674.6 years
Booher11277.2 years
Miller9473.6 years
Moore9273.1 years
Taylor7876.1 years
Carrier7873.8 years
Hicks7675.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bristol, TN
  • 72.6%Electricity
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bristol, TN
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 8.1%Utility gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood


Bristol compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 45 pilots and 36 other airmen in this city.
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  • John W. Tolbert, Jr. (10)
  • Daniel Latham Terrill (8)
  • Scott Gregory Gaynor (8)
  • Morgan Packard Lorio (5)
  • Jeffry Lynn Hamilton (5)
  • Morgan Lorio (4)
  • Garry F. Raines (3)
  • R. Michael Browder (3)
  • Antonio Trigiani (3)

Total of 90 patent applications in 2008-2020.