Bristol, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 3,894. Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 1,929  (49.5%)
Females: 1,965  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05443.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,913 (it was $43,250 in 2000)
Bristol:

$55,913
VT:

$52,578

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,407 (it was $19,345 in 2000)

Bristol town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $221,492 (it was $109,000 in 2000)
Bristol:

$221,492
VT:

$218,300
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  • Races in Bristol, VT (2010)

    Bristol races chart
    • 3,74396.1%White alone
    • 581.5%Two or more races
    • 471.2%Hispanic
    • 280.7%Asian alone
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bristol: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Bristol, VT collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: French (19.3%), United States (15.3%), English (15.3%), Irish (14.9%), French Canadian (10.9%), German (7.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 571 feet

Land area: 41.8 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Bristol,VT real estate house value index trend

Bristol, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Bristol:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bristol town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

47 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Vermont:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bristol town:  1.9% ($2,054)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Bristol satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 73.08 W

Area code: 802


Crime rates in Bristol by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2100000
per 100,000 52.126.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5300422
per 100,000 130.378.10.00.0105.751.551.7
Burglaries 131800574
per 100,000 338.9468.80.00.0132.2180.3103.3
Thefts 785800421731
per 100,000 2,033.41,510.40.00.01,110.2437.9800.8
Auto thefts 9000000
per 100,000 234.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 2000000
per 100,000 52.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.4) 199.4135.00.00.077.942.151.6

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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: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
Vermont average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (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

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Earthquake activity:

Bristol-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% 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: 10, Storms: 9, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bristol topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bristol:

  • CLARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VERGENNES, VT)
  • PORTER HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)
  • HELEN PORTER HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MIDDLEBURY, VT)

Amtrak station near Bristol:

  • 19 miles: WESTPORT (HWY. 9 N. & D&H RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristol:

  • Middlebury College (about 10 miles; Middlebury, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 21 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Champlain College (about 25 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 25 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 26 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 26 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Castleton State College (about 37 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)

Public high school in Bristol:

Public elementary/middle school in Bristol:

Private elementary/middle school in Bristol:

  • THE RED CEDAR SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 246 HARDSCRABBLE RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Bristol

Library in Bristol:

  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL (Operating income: $123,821; Location: 40 NORTH ST.; 14,838 books; 837 audio materials; 1,252 video materials; 18 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bristol: Bristol Town Hall (A), Lincoln Library (B), Bristol Fire Station (C), Bristol Rescue Squad (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bristol include: Bristol Federated Church (A), Bristol Baptist Church (B), Saint Ambrose Parish Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bristol include: Bristol Downtown Historic District (1), Winona Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Addison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.528. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.528
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.07
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.3%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

10.4%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

3.6%
12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Bristol in 2000:

  • 11 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Bristol (2011 data):

  • The National Bank of Middlebury: Bristol Branch at 28 Main Street, branch established on 1996/03/18. Info updated 2009/01/16: Bank assets: $284.9 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Middlebury, VT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Middlebury National Corporation
  • Merchants Bank: Bristol Branch at 15 West Street, branch established on 1969/09/10. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $1,615.1 mil, Deposits: $1,179.4 mil, headquarters in Burlington, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bristol town (based on Addison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8926
Mainline Protestant3,49127
Evangelical Protestant80113
Other5606
None26,077-
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: 17
Addison County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Addison County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Addison County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Addison County:

20.9%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

13.3%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Vermont average:

5.68%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($262 average AGI)
Addison County:

0.13%
Vermont average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  1.68% ($37,800 average AGI)
from Rutland County, VT  0.55% ($32,122)
from Washington County, VT  0.24% ($26,528)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Vermont average:

5.98%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($638 average AGI)
Addison County:

0.15%
Vermont average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.59% ($34,752 average AGI)
to Rutland County, VT  0.63% ($27,426)
to Washington County, VT  0.17% ($24,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAD (1490 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Owner: ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:

  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WWFY (100.9 FM; BERLIN, VT; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEXP (101.5 FM; BRANDON, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJEN (94.5 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMC-FM (91.1 FM; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Owner: THE PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bristol:

  • W25BT (Channel 25; MONKTON, VT; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES PUB.TELECOMM.COUNCIL)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • W62BY (Channel 62; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W64BP (Channel 64; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W66BX (Channel 66; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W68CK (Channel 68; MONKTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT WIRELESS COOPERATIVE)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $3,590,000Total costs
  • 15,670Total average daily traffic
  • 856Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,375Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bristol)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Main St (Lat: 44.133944 Lon: -73.076500), Call Sign: WAN500
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.025 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2014, Expiration Date: 07/24/2024Registrant: Vermont Dept Of Public Safety, 103 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05671, Phone: (802) 241-5215, Fax: (802) 241-5557, Email:
  • Mountain Terrace Water Reservoir (Lat: 44.131722 Lon: -73.066778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPJX679
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Certifier: Bob HallRegistrant: Falcon Communications, 67 Border Road, Alburgh, VT 05440, Phone: (802) 796-6031, Fax: (802) 329-2080, Email:
  • 34 North St (Lat: 44.135333 Lon: -73.076500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPVT969
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz, 155.820 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/20/2022, Certifier: Robert B HallRegistrant: Falcon Communications, 67 Border Road, Alburgh, VT 05440, Phone: (802) 796-6031, Fax: (802) 329-2080, Email:
  • Lat: 44.136639 Lon: -73.076417, Call Sign: WQCV435
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.062 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2015, Expiration Date: 06/03/2025, Certifier: Terrance M EvartsRegistrant: Clark Communication Electronics, 18 Landfill Road, Milton, VT 05468, Phone: (802) 893-7078, Fax: (802) 893-4732, Email:
  • Mobile Repeater, Lat: 44.137917 Lon: -73.085500, Call Sign: WQXF563
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, 453.100 MHz, 458.100 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2016, Expiration Date: 02/19/2026, Certifier: Kevin GibbsRegistrant: Clark Communication Electronics, 18 Landfill Rd., Milton, VT 05468, Phone: (802) 893-7078, Fax: (802) 893-4732, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.5 Miles Northwest Of (Lat: 44.168944 Lon: -73.126778), Structure height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: KDS417
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Gerald W BlanchardRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bristol)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5(205) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1842Z , Serial Number: 205-0042, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Vermont Skydiving Adventures Inc, 36 Crescent St, Bristol, VT 05443
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50696 , Serial Number: 15069490, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1968
    Registrant (Individual): David S Dba Cobb, Po Box 226, Bristol, VT 05443, Other Owners: Electronics Bristol

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

BRISTOL WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUNRAY PEACE VILLAGE (Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GREEN MOUNTAIN FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Address: 4817 SOUTH 116 RD , Population served: 194, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BEEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 72 MUNSILL AVE , Population served: 193, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Address: 72 MUNSILL AVE , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Boil Water Order (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-30-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MARYS AT BALDWIN CREEK (Address: 1868 RTE 116 NORTH RD , Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-26-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2007), St Boil Water Order (SEP-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-17-2007 to OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BRISTOL FAMILY CENTER (Address: 16 ORCHARD TERRACE , Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Bristol

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
Businesses in Bristol, VT
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Shaw's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1
RadioShack1UPS1
Rite Aid1

Bristol compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Bristol on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
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