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Bristol, TN Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bristol is 26,705, which is 7.59% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 13.40% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Bristol population density is 823.22 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 153.08 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 is white, which represent 94.29% of the total population. The average Bristol education level is lower than the state average and is lower 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: 26,705. #28

Population Growth Since 2000, #197

Bristol, TN

Population Density, #112

Bristol, TN
823.22 per square mile
153.08 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:25,179 (94.29%, #186)
Black:736 (2.76%, #209)
Hispanic:578 (2.16%, #190)
Asian:127 (0.48%, #136)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):5 (0.02%, #175)
One Race, Other:441 (1.65%, see rank)
Two or More Races:217 (0.81%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

21,739 (81.40%) out of the total population of 26,705 reported first ancestry.

 Bristol, TN% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Arab120.04%, see rank0.46%0.56%
Czech80.03%, see rank0.15%0.47%
Danish660.25%, see rank0.16%0.42%
Dutch5722.14%, see rank1.19%1.40%
English4,28516.05%, see rank9.69%8.02%
French2961.11%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German3,04511.40%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek570.21%, see rank0.17%0.41%
Hungarian470.18%, see rank0.18%0.46%
Irish3,36912.62%, see rank10.74%10.80%
Italian6122.29%, see rank2.16%5.52%
Norwegian1780.67%, see rank0.43%1.42%
Polish2771.04%, see rank1.01%3.01%
Portuguese210.08%, see rank0.09%0.44%
Russian1060.40%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8293.10%, see rank2.26%0.99%
Scottish5762.16%, see rank2.08%1.72%
Subsaharan African40.01%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish2871.07%, see rank0.54%1.27%
Swiss150.06%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian750.28%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American5,52420.69%, see rank16.94%7.12%
Welsh1600.60%, see rank0.50%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 12,871 (48.20%, see rank)
Females: 13,834 (51.80%, see rank)

Bristol, TN
Male: 48.20%
Female: 51.80%
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bristol, TN
41.90 years old
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bristol, TN
40.30 years old
37.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bristol, TN
43.50 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Bristol, TN% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Under 5 years1,4625.47%, see rank6.23%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,4245.33%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6476.17%, see rank6.57%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,6046.01%, see rank6.58%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,6086.02%, see rank6.99%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,07711.52%, see rank13.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,47813.02%, see rank13.13%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,67013.74%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,90714.63%, see rank12.73%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,6319.85%, see rank8.29%7.64%
75 to 84 1,4745.52%, see rank4.34%4.25%
85 years and over7232.71%, see rank1.60%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bristol, TNTennesseeU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,960, 100%4,336,243209,056,129
Less Than High School3,577, 18.87%, see rank15.05%13.67%
High School Graduate5,831, 30.75%, see rank33.08%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,298, 27.94%, see rank27.48%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,671, 14.09%, see rank15.60%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,583, 8.35%, see rank8.79%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.95, see rank13.1913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

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

School Enrollment

 Bristol, TN TennesseeU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten53874.35%25.65%73.89%26.11%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,53391.71%, see rank8.29%, see rank88.44%11.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,12495.46%, see rank4.54%, see rank87.58%12.42%90.60%9.40%
College1,49761.52%, see rank38.48%, see rank76.56%23.44%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School21473.83%, see rank26.17%, see rank61.94%38.06%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Bristol, TNTennesseeU.S.
Total Households11,292, 100%2,487,349116,211,092
Average Household Size2.29, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households3,772, 33.40%, see rank28.12%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,520, 66.60%, see rank71.88%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,875, 60.88%, see rank66.66%66.22%
Average Family Size3.00, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family4,909, 43.47%, see rank48.72%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,417, 39.12%, see rank33.34%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bristol, TN%TennesseeU.S.
15 Years and Over Total22,172see rank5,211,986252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,527100%, see rank2,510,764123,281,364
Never Married3,01228.61%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married5,47652.02%, see rank53.84%52.04%
Widowed3963.76%, see rank2.79%2.57%
Divorced1,64315.61%, see rank11.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,645100%, see rank2,701,222129,692,771
Never Married2,26119.42%, see rank26.02%29.48%
Married5,66848.67%, see rank50.30%49.19%
Widowed1,67514.38%, see rank10.00%9.16%
Divorced2,04117.53%, see rank13.68%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bristol, TN%TennesseeU.S.
Native26,14697.91%, see rank95.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence13,30549.82%, see rank61.08%58.73%
Born in Different State12,72147.64%, see rank33.38%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1200.45%, see rank0.82%1.42%
Foreign Born5592.09%, see rank4.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2500.94%, see rank1.69%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3091.16%, see rank3.03%7.09%
Born In Europe1310.49%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia1410.53%, see rank1.36%3.82%
Born In Africa270.10%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America2390.89%, see rank2.26%6.83%
Born In Northern America210.08%, see rank0.13%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Bristol, TN%TennesseeU.S.
English10,87996.34%, see rank92.96%79.39%
Spanish2161.91%, see rank3.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1421.26%, see rank1.62%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages320.28%, see rank1.09%3.36%
Other230.20%, see rank0.55%0.99%

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

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