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Bristol County, Massachusetts (MA)


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County population in 2012: 551,082 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 534,678 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 98,058
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 34,735
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 126,531
Renter-occupied apartments: 80,217 (it was 78,880 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

38%

Land area: 556 sq. mi.
Water area: 135.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 987 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bristol County: 132.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (25.4%), Retail trade (18.4%), Educational,health and social services (14.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Bristol County, Massachusetts:


Median resident age:  39.0 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.0 years

Males: 265,516  (46.8%)
Females: 282,769  (53.2%)

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Bristol County,MA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Bristol County:

2.0 people
Massachusetts:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,388 ($43,496 in 1999)
This county:

$54388
Massachusetts:

$64081

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $643 (lower quartile is $438, upper quartile is $823)
This county:

$643
State:

$864


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $287,200 (it was $147,100 in 2000)
Bristol County:

$287,200
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $224,500 - $376,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $296,125
Here:

$296,125
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $216,149
Here:

$216,149
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $254,125
Here:

$254,125
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,018
Here:

$217,018
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,800
Here:

$232,800
State:

$326,862

Mobile homes: $83,829
Here:

$83,829
State:

$71,966
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,890
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $560

Institutionalized population: 6,219

Bristol County, MA map from a distance

Health of residents in Bristol County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
68.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
52.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
88.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.
8.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,792 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,524 (0.9%)


Bristol County household income distribution in 2009 Bristol County home values distribution


Bristol County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.1%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.1%
Bristol County:

11.1%
Massachusetts:

10.3%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: New Bedford, MA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bristol County is $658 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $902 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, Dartmouth, North Attleborough, Mansfield, Easton, Somerset, Norton.

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

2005 air pollution in Bristol County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.095 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.082 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.020 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.



Click to draw/clear Bristol County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bristol County: Attleboro Rod and Gun Club (A), Camp Finburg (B), Camp Read (C), Camp Tattapanum (D), Somerset Pumping Station (E), Touisset Country Club (F), Flying Cloud Orchards (G), Comcast Center (H), Bettencourt Farms (I), Firefly Country Club (J), Sun Valley Golf Club (K), Ledgemont Country Club (L), Crestwood Country Club (M), Camp Shady Pines (N), YMCA Camp (O), New Bedford Rod and Gun Club (P), Hawthorne Country Club (Q), Easton Country Club (R), Camp Welch (S), Camp Merriwood (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Swansea Mall (1), Swansea II Shopping Center (2), Raynham Shopping Center (3), Village Stores Shopping Center (4), Bay Colony Shopping Center (5), Plainville Crossing Shopping Center (6), Shaws Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bristol County include: Free Chapel (A), Holy Ghost Church (B), Bethel Mission Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Hornbine Church (E), Cushman Church (F), Mount Carmel Church (G), Smith Neck Church (H), Apponagansett Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Washington Cemetery (1), Easton Cemetery (2), Cynthia Park Cemetery (3), Central Cemetery (4), Old Quaker Cemetery (5), Fox Cemetery (6), Lawton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Longwater Pond (A), Devol Pond (B), Forge Pond (C), Little Cedar Swamp (D), Ward Pond (E), Flyaway Pond (F), Richmond Pond (G), Wilbur Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fall Brook (A), Ashley Brook (B), Muddy Cove Brook (C), West Branch Palmer River (D), Snell Creek (E), Simon Brook (F), Shingle Island River (G), Kerby Brook (H), Dunhams Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bristol County include: Mansfield Memorial Park (1), Camp Noquochoke (2), Ball Park (3), Saint Vincent de Paul Camp (4), Horseneck Beach State Reservation (5), Dighton Rock State Park (6), Demarest Lloyd Memorial State Park (7), Apponagansett Point Recreation Area (8), Cathedral Camp (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: East Horseneck Beach (A), Horseneck Beach (B), Little Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bristol County, Rhode Island , Newport County, Rhode Island , Providence County, Rhode Island , Norfolk County , Plymouth County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 28,891
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 62,813 (58% naturalized citizens)

Bristol County:

11.7%
Whole state:

12.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.6%

Bristol County marital status for males
Bristol County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bristol County with a mortgage: 71,619 (6,660 second mortgage, 10,617 home equity loan, 204 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28,300

Here:

71.7% with mortgage
State:

71.6% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 320,781
Total congregations: 274

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents268,434 (83.7%)11,600 (3.6%)5,728 (1.8%)5,100 (1.6%)4,035 (1.3%)
Congregations85 (31.0%)5 (1.8%)19 (6.9%)18 (6.6%)19 (6.9%)
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents3,583 (1.1%)2,456 (0.8%)2,000 (0.6%)1,891 (0.6%)15,954 (5.0%)
Congregations17 (6.2%)12 (4.4%)3 (1.1%)1 (0.4%)95 (34.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Bristol County - New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, Dartmouth

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
This county:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bristol County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Bristol County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bristol County:

14.4%
State:

16.5%


Agriculture in Bristol County:

Average size of farms: 58 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,053
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1863.34
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,318
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,804
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.00
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.83%
Corn for grain: 241 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,872 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 294 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bristol County-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 9.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Bristol County center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Bristol County (%):





Bristol County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 207,618 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 27,065 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,043 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 48 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 403 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3,407 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 57 (0%)
  • Taxi: 598 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 139 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 404 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,563 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,496 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,280 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bristol County, Massachusetts in 2000:

People in group quarters in Bristol County, Massachusetts in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $56,311.

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%

2.43% relocated from other counties in Massachusetts ($26,685 average AGI)
1.80% relocated from other states ($19,478 average AGI)
Bristol County:

1.80%
Massachusetts average:

2.46%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.26% ($44,083)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.22% ($55,634)
from Newport County, RI  0.16% ($43,696)
from Worcester County, MA  0.12% ($40,017)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

2.25% relocated to other counties in Massachusetts ($21,482 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($25,366 average AGI)
Bristol County:

2.63%
Massachusetts average:

3.26%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.25% ($45,298)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.24% ($36,904)
to Worcester County, MA  0.17% ($49,886)
to Newport County, RI  0.12% ($50,575)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Bristol County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Bristol County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bristol County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 88,786 (72,644 aged, 16,142 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10199.28
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 215.440
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54086.64

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1215.750
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 874.380
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21.05

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.11

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.56
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 26.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 13.4
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.1
  • Other - 6.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 62.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 27.7
  • Firearm - 16.1
  • Poisoning - 13.2
  • Other - 5.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 532,417

Size of family households: 55,912 2-persons, 36,155 3-persons, 30,890 4-persons, 12,461 5-persons, 3,949 6-persons, 1,971 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 58,436 1-person, 11,444 2-persons, 1,147 3-persons, 443 4-persons, 133 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.

78.9% of residents of Bristol County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
16.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,525,670,000 ($6432 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $535,533,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,224,078,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $786,274,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,562,000
Federal grants: $887,355,000
Federal procurement contracts: $519,847,000 ($483,440,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $98,554,000 ($18,407,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $78,545,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $300,271,000
Federal Government insurance: $487,292,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 34,810
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

67 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27,232
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,320
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+25 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +403
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -37 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bristol County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 57.79 millions of gallons per day (29% from ground, 71% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 555
  • 3 rooms: 2,220
  • 4 rooms: 11,326
  • 5 rooms: 27,833
  • 6 rooms: 31,544
  • 7 rooms: 23,067
  • 8 rooms: 15,868
  • 9+ rooms: 14,064
  • 1 room: 1,949
  • 2 rooms: 6,516
  • 3 rooms: 14,144
  • 4 rooms: 21,593
  • 5 rooms: 19,010
  • 6 rooms: 10,345
  • 7 rooms: 3,362
  • 8 rooms: 1,155
  • 9+ rooms: 806
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 163
  • 1 bedroom: 4,078
  • 2 bedrooms: 28,383
  • 3 bedrooms: 65,466
  • 4 bedrooms: 23,314
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,127
  • no bedroom: 2,279
  • 1 bedroom: 21,649
  • 2 bedrooms: 31,888
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,104
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,436
  • 5+ bedrooms: 524
Cars and other vehicles available in Bristol County, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,554
  • 1 vehicle: 34,490
  • 2 vehicles: 61,207
  • 3 vehicles: 18,809
  • 4 vehicles: 4,942
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,529
  • no vehicle: 18,517
  • 1 vehicle: 39,273
  • 2 vehicles: 17,952
  • 3 vehicles: 2,425
  • 4 vehicles: 388
  • 5+ vehicles: 325

63% of Bristol County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Massachusetts.

Bristol County:

63.4%
State average:

60.6%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $132,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bristol County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (47.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.7%)
  • Electricity (4.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (65.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.1%)
  • Electricity (15.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,029
Here:

9.8%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,547
Here:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,254
Here:

33.7%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Bristol County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Bristol County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Bristol County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Bristol County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bristol County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 116 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,630$223,8462,492$204,40213,204$216,6431,028$107,79283$1,154,373660$203,04747$57,085
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED91$214,000160$206,300861$229,95179$84,5324$4,037,00040$180,97510$63,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED313$199,748483$157,6423,629$235,859342$91,37121$313,381208$181,91832$52,031
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN180$210,356309$206,0682,169$230,79394$133,7668$1,521,50096$216,5735$67,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS66$193,78881$221,556779$235,58043$125,9771$162,00025$198,7602$71,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 102 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED324$256,796243$277,1196$180,1670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED116$250,974110$274,0731$196,0001$242,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED79$251,08985$275,7530$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$271,16051$253,9021$136,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$245,2733$218,6671$183,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Bristol County, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8,40581.6 years
John5,83274.9 years
Joseph5,73175.4 years
Manuel3,96276.1 years
William3,07374.6 years
Maria2,95980.1 years
George2,30474.6 years
James2,20372.8 years
Edward1,87573.8 years
Alice1,85380.6 years
Most common last names in Bristol County, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Medeiros1,74475.5 years
Souza1,30775.9 years
Costa1,07775.6 years
Mello1,01176.0 years
Perry1,00776.4 years
Ferreira91575.4 years
Smith90677.1 years
Silva89277.0 years
Sylvia89276.3 years
Cabral81576.2 years
Businesses in Bristol County, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven12Lane Bryant3
ALDO1Lane Furniture4
AMF Bowling2LensCrafters4
AT&T11Little Caesars Pizza3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lowe's4
Abercrombie Kids1Macy's4
Ace Hardware7Marriott3
Aeropostale4Marshalls4
American Eagle Outfitters4MasterBrand Cabinets50
Ann Taylor2McDonald's22
Applebee's5Men's Wearhouse5
Ashley Furniture7Motel 61
AutoZone10Motherhood Maternity6
Avenue3New Balance7
Bakers1New York & Co2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike14
Bath & Body Works5OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond4Old Country Buffet2
Best Western2Old Navy3
Blockbuster1Olive Garden3
Brookstone1Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King13Pac Sun4
CVS24Panera Bread4
Casual Male XL2Papa John's Pizza3
Charlotte Russe2Payless11
Chico's1Penske4
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports4
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn2Popeyes1
Curves6Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen2Quality2
Days Inn2Quiznos2
Deb3RadioShack12
Decora Cabinetry9Ramada1
Domino's Pizza9Raymour & Flanigan2
DressBarn5Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts108Rite Aid22
Express4Ruby Tuesday4
Extended Stay America1Rue212
Famous Footwear4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Fashion Bug4Sam's Club1
FedEx62Sears11
Finish Line4Shaw's7
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Spencer Gifts4
Foot Locker3Sprint Nextel12
Forever 212Staples6
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Starbucks4
GNC13Subway35
GameStop13Super 82
Gap2T-Mobile19
Gymboree2T.G.I. Driday's5
H&M2T.J.Maxx5
H&R Block18Taco Bell6
Holiday Inn3Target5
Hollister Co.3The Limited1
Home Depot6Torrid2
Hot Topic3Toys"R"Us6
IHOP2True Value5
JCPenney3U-Haul18
JoS. A. Bank1UPS67
Jones New York6Verizon Wireless9
Journeys3Victoria's Secret4
KFC6Walgreens12
Kincaid1Walmart7
Kmart3Wendy's14
Knights Inn1Wet Seal2
Kohl's4World Gym1
Kroger2YMCA11
La-Z-Boy3
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