For population 25 years and over in Bristol:
For population 15 years and over in Bristol town:
47 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (101.4 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (160.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (230.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: New Haven, VT (2.2 miles ), Lincoln, VT (2.4 miles ), Starksboro, VT (2.4 miles ), Monkton, VT (2.5 miles ), Waltham, VT (2.8 miles ), Vergennes, VT (3.0 miles ), Weybridge, VT (3.0 miles ), Middlebury, VT (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 73.08 W
Area code: 802
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Bristol detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-1.4%).
Work and jobs in Bristol: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bristol, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bristol-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/8/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Bristol town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F2 tornado 35.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bristol-area historical earthquake activity is above Vermont state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.0 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) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Bristol center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from Bristol center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Addison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak station near Bristol:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristol:
Public high school in Bristol:
Public elementary/middle schools in Bristol:
See full list of schools located in Bristol, map of school districts: BRISTOL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle school in Bristol:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.43. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bristol and their reported violations in the past:BRISTOL WATER DEPT (Population served: 1900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREEN MOUNTAIN FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 194, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MARYS AT BALDWIN CREEK (Address: RTE 116 AND 17 , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Bristol in 2000:
Bristol compared to Vermont state average:
Banks with branches in Bristol (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bristol (based on Addison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,807 average adjusted gross income)
0.46% of residents moved from foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,789 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:
Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:
TV broadcast stations around Bristol:
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: 8
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $4,152,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,870
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,108
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 26,495
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bristol)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bristol)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bristol, VT
Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2013.