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Bristol, RI (Rhode Island) Houses and Residents

Bristol,RI index of house prices

Total population: 22,139 (All urban)

Houses: 8,705 (8,314 occupied: 5,354 owner occupied, 2,884 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

41%

Housing density: 861 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $423,295.

Median contract rent in 2015: $490 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $619)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,134


Median gross rent in Bristol, RI in 2015: $572

Housing units in Bristol with a mortgage: 3,065 (340 second mortgage, 508 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,613


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Bristol, Rhode Island Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $319,950 (it was $156,500 in 2000)
Bristol:

$319,950
Rhode Island:

$241,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $255,288 - $397,360

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,364
  • In family households: 17,091 (4,342 male householders, 1,322 female householders)
    4,640 spouses, 5,575 children (5,161 natural, 134 adopted, 280 stepchildren), 274 grandchildren, 200 brothers or sisters, 247 parents, 336 other relatives, 155 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,273 (939 male householders (712 living alone)), 1,708 female householders (1,480 living alone)), 626 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,105 (530 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,541 2-persons, 1,299 3-persons, 1,195 4-persons, 455 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,192 1-person, 366 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

3,222 married couples with children.
870 single-parent households (175 men, 695 women).

78.6% of residents of Bristol speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
19.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 57% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,131 (13.9%)
(66.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bristol, Rhode Island:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 1,1822 bedrooms
  • 3,0283 bedrooms
  • 1,0094 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bristol, Rhode Island:

  • 54no bedroom
  • 8111 bedroom
  • 1,3012 bedrooms
  • 5063 bedrooms
  • 1344 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bristol in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 255no vehicle
  • 1,3151 vehicle
  • 2,7712 vehicles
  • 8573 vehicles
  • 2654 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bristol in renter-occupied apartments

  • 427no vehicle
  • 1,3241 vehicle
  • 8962 vehicles
  • 1423 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bristol, Rhode Island:

  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 413 rooms
  • 3984 rooms
  • 1,1925 rooms
  • 1,3576 rooms
  • 1,2007 rooms
  • 6368 rooms
  • 6419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bristol, Rhode Island:

  • 451 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 5133 rooms
  • 9464 rooms
  • 6585 rooms
  • 2196 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 688 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Bristol, RI household income distribution

  • 797Less than $10,000
  • 597$10,000 to $14,999
  • 479$15,000 to $19,999
  • 467$20,000 to $24,999
  • 441$25,000 to $29,999
  • 503$30,000 to $34,999
  • 455$35,000 to $39,999
  • 556$40,000 to $44,999
  • 318$45,000 to $49,999
  • 744$50,000 to $59,999
  • 900$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,012$75,000 to $99,999
  • 518$100,000 to $124,999
  • 204$125,000 to $149,999
  • 205$150,000 to $199,999
  • 115$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1351995 to March 2000
  • 2781990 to 1994
  • 1821985 to 1989
  • 2191980 to 1984
  • 3361975 to 1979
  • 5831970 to 1974
  • 8111965 to 1969
  • 587Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Bristol population
Bristol commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 640
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,866
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,623
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,008
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,127
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 785
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,497
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 434
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 394
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 623
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 387
  • 90 or more minutes: 279
Bristol, RI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 50.1%
Number of people working at home: 232 (2.1% of all workers)

Bristol mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,657 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 998 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 221 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Railroad: 46 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 617 (6%)
  • Other means: 71 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 232 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Portuguese: 7,210
 Italian: 4,004
 Irish: 1,816
 English: 1,603
 French (except Basque): 982
 German: 601
 French Canadian: 581
 Other groups: 536
 United States or American: 500
 Polish: 495
 Scottish: 208
 Swedish: 174
 Scotch-Irish: 128
 Greek: 104
 Dutch: 66
 Russian: 52
 British: 49
 Cape Verdean: 38
 Subsaharan African:: 38
 European: 35
 Hungarian: 35
 Canadian: 33
 Danish: 30
 Australian: 27
 Ukrainian: 26
 Eastern European: 25
 Austrian: 24
 Welsh: 23
 Finnish: 22
 Yugoslavian: 18
 Swiss: 17
 Belgian: 17
 Arab:: 16
 Norwegian: 16
 Lithuanian: 15
 Slavic: 14
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14
 Croatian: 10
 Iranian: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 9
 Slovene: 9
 Syrian: 8
 Armenian: 8
 Other Arab: 8
 West Indian: 8
 Jamaican: 6
 Maltese: 5

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

  • 81%Portugal
  • 4%United Kingdom
  • 2%Thailand
  • 1%Italy
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%Canada
  • 1%India

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

  • This state: 11,471
  • Northeast: 6,378
  • Midwest: 490
  • South: 452
  • West: 379

61% of Bristol residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Rhode Island.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 193
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 157
  • 5th and 6th grade: 154
  • 7th and 8th grade: 453
  • 9th grade: 323
  • 10th grade: 277
  • 11th grade: 140
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 161
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,768
  • Less than 1 year of college: 355
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 726
  • Associate degree: 374
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,156
  • Master's degree: 505
  • Professional school degree: 130
  • Doctorate degree: 121

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 237
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 221
  • 5th and 6th grade: 123
  • 7th and 8th grade: 461
  • 9th grade: 292
  • 10th grade: 343
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 246
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,069
  • Less than 1 year of college: 474
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 859
  • Associate degree: 547
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,246
  • Master's degree: 593
  • Professional school degree: 95
  • Doctorate degree: 90

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.3%Males
Bristol marital status for males
Bristol marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,293
  • One, attached: 361
  • Two: 1,175
  • 3 or 4: 987
  • 5 to 9: 476
  • 10 to 19: 222
  • 20 to 49: 84
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $227,122

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bristol:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 62.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.4%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 535
Here:

25.7%
Rhode Island:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 151
Here:

15.1%
Rhode Island:

12.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,719
Here:

72.2%
Rhode Island:

43.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninstitutionalized)