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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bristol County is 49,338, which is 2.59% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 0.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Bristol County population density is 1,102.53 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 681.77 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bristol County is white, which represent 95.34% of the total population. The average Bristol County education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 49,338. #5

Population Growth Since 2000, #4

Bristol County
-2.59%
Rhode Island
0.47%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #2

Bristol County
1,102.53 per square mile
Rhode Island
681.77 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:47,039 (95.34%, #1)
Black:341 (0.69%, #5)
Hispanic:1,081 (2.19%, #5)
Asian:756 (1.53%, #5)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):66 (0.13%, #4)
One Race, Other:140 (0.28%, see rank)
Two or More Races:996 (2.02%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:37 (4.89%, see rank)
Chinese:387 (51.19%, see rank)
Filipino:138 (18.25%, see rank)
Japanese:30 (3.97%, see rank)
Korean:66 (8.73%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:98 (12.96%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

44,968 (91.14%) out of the total population of 49,338 reported first ancestry.

 Bristol County% of the Total PopulationRhode IslandU.S.
Arab3870.78%, see rank0.82%0.56%
Czech1850.37%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish1170.24%, see rank0.17%0.42%
Dutch4850.98%, see rank0.53%1.40%
English6,46613.11%, see rank11.01%8.02%
French6,16812.50%, see rank15.51%3.34%
German3,8867.88%, see rank5.53%15.03%
Greek2510.51%, see rank0.70%0.41%
Hungarian1580.32%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish9,73819.74%, see rank18.53%10.80%
Italian11,24122.78%, see rank18.59%5.52%
Norwegian3460.70%, see rank0.42%1.42%
Polish2,0594.17%, see rank4.05%3.01%
Portuguese12,28224.89%, see rank9.44%0.44%
Russian8671.76%, see rank1.04%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3420.69%, see rank0.52%0.99%
Scottish1,0932.22%, see rank1.91%1.72%
Subsaharan African1960.40%, see rank3.04%0.95%
Swedish8191.66%, see rank1.68%1.27%
Swiss1380.28%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian2310.47%, see rank0.32%0.31%
American1,8753.80%, see rank3.31%7.12%
Welsh1640.33%, see rank0.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 23,626 (47.89%, see rank)
Females: 25,712 (52.11%, see rank)

Bristol County
Male: 47.89%
Female: 52.11%
Rhode Island
Male: 48.40%
Female: 51.60%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bristol County
43.60 years old
Rhode Island
39.70 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bristol County
41.90 years old
Rhode Island
37.80 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bristol County
45.00 years old
Rhode Island
41.30 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Bristol County% of the Total PopulationRhode IslandU.S.
Under 5 years2,0544.16%, see rank5.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,1456.37%, see rank5.55%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,7925.66%, see rank6.02%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,9407.99%, see rank7.30%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,5087.11%, see rank7.86%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,5919.31%, see rank12.55%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,60811.37%, see rank12.40%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,86615.94%, see rank14.93%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,02214.23%, see rank13.05%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,3188.75%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 2,8205.72%, see rank4.65%4.25%
85 years and over1,6743.39%, see rank2.66%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bristol CountyRhode IslandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population33,899, 100%716,161209,056,129
Less Than High School3,283, 9.68%, see rank14.60%13.67%
High School Graduate7,934, 23.40%, see rank27.36%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,925, 23.38%, see rank26.66%29.09%
Bachelor Degree7,890, 23.28%, see rank18.80%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree6,867, 20.26%, see rank12.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.43, see rank13.5813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bristol County Rhode IslandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,27249.06%50.94%65.07%34.93%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,56284.88%, see rank15.12%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,40784.13%, see rank15.87%, see rank85.51%14.49%90.60%9.40%
College4,42434.81%, see rank65.19%, see rank58.28%41.72%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School68130.69%, see rank69.31%, see rank44.74%55.26%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bristol CountyRhode IslandU.S.
Total Households19,167, 100%409,569116,211,092
Average Household Size2.41, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households5,295, 27.63%, see rank30.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,872, 72.37%, see rank69.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)12,823, 66.90%, see rank62.51%66.22%
Average Family Size3.01, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family10,407, 54.30%, see rank43.97%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,344, 33.10%, see rank37.49%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bristol County%Rhode IslandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total41,347see rank875,826252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over19,609100%, see rank418,818123,281,364
Never Married6,69934.16%, see rank39.16%35.77%
Married10,92355.70%, see rank48.59%52.04%
Widowed5442.77%, see rank2.71%2.57%
Divorced1,4437.36%, see rank9.54%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over21,738100%, see rank457,008129,692,771
Never Married5,65426.01%, see rank32.70%29.48%
Married11,20151.53%, see rank44.41%49.19%
Widowed2,28110.49%, see rank10.09%9.16%
Divorced2,60211.97%, see rank12.80%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bristol County%Rhode IslandU.S.
Native44,92191.05%, see rank86.90%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25,48751.66%, see rank58.42%58.73%
Born in Different State18,91838.34%, see rank26.33%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5161.05%, see rank2.15%1.42%
Foreign Born4,4178.95%, see rank13.10%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,9145.91%, see rank6.65%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5033.05%, see rank6.45%7.09%
Born In Europe3,1926.47%, see rank2.97%1.53%
Born In Asia5921.20%, see rank2.44%3.82%
Born In Africa1300.26%, see rank1.56%0.55%
Born In Oceania90.02%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America4190.85%, see rank5.86%6.83%
Born In Northern America750.15%, see rank0.24%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bristol County%Rhode IslandU.S.
English15,90082.96%, see rank77.84%79.39%
Spanish3511.83%, see rank10.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2,67213.94%, see rank9.19%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1730.90%, see rank1.98%3.36%
Other710.37%, see rank0.87%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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