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Population (year 2000): 22,469. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,658 (+9.7% change)
Males: 10,834 (48.2%), Females: 11,635 (51.8%)

Bristol County

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $43,689 (year 2000)
Median house value: $157,100 (year 2000)

Bristol, RI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bristol:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: Portuguese (36.8%), Italian (21.2%), Irish (14.2%), English (10.5%), French (8.5%), German (4.8%).Rhode Island

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

Bristol,

For population 25 years and over in Bristol

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bristol town

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

13.9% Foreign born (12.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +833 (+3.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: River, MA Fall (8.4 miles pop. 91,938).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (45.8 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (194.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: RI (0.0 miles Bristol, RI (3.3 miles Warren, Grove, MA (5.1 miles Ocean RI Tiverton, (5.1 miles RI (5.4 miles Barrington, RI (5.8 miles Portsmouth,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 67 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $199,500

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 71.27 W

Area code: 401

Bristol, Rhode Island business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.5%), Manufacturing (15.1%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Crime in Bristol by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 6 7 2 7 2
    per 100,000 22.3 26.7 31.2 8.9 31.2 8.9
Robberies 6 1 1 1 7 2
    per 100,000 26.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 31.2 8.9
Assaults 15 18 21 24 16 24
    per 100,000 66.8 80.1 93.5 106.8 71.2 106.8
Burglaries 58 68 81 38 56 66
    per 100,000 258.1 302.6 360.5 169.1 249.2 293.7
Thefts 326 315 363 349 309 355
    per 100,000 1450.9 1401.9 1615.6 1553.3 1375.2 1580.0
Auto thefts 10 16 15 26 23 25
    per 100,000 44.5 71.2 66.8 115.7 102.4 111.3
109.9 111.0 127.7 109.5 116.7 120.3

Average climate in Bristol, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bristol,

Bristol-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Bristol city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.0 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Billy Andrade - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/25/64).


Hospitals/medical centers near Bristol:
  • EMMA PENDLETON BRADLEY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; RIVERSIDE, RI)
  • DR JOHN C CORRIGAN MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 10 miles; FALL RIVER, MA)
  • SOUTHCOAST HOSPITAL GROUP INC (about 10 miles; FALL RIVER, MA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bristol:
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 11 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 50 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 51 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bristol:
  • QUONSET STATE (about 12 miles; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI; ID: OQU)
  • NEWPORT STATE (about 12 miles; NEWPORT, RI; ID: UUU)
  • DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE HELISTOP (about 13 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: RI9)

Amtrak station near Bristol:
  • 15 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges/Universities in Bristol:
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,007; Location: ONE OLD FERRY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rwu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW (FT enrollment: 305; Location: TEN METACOM AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: law.rwu.edu/)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bristol:
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,497)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 13 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 7,460)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 14 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 16 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 6,208)
Public high school in Bristol:
  • MT. HOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,200; Location: 199 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bristol:
  • GUITERAS SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 35 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • REYNOLDS SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 235 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COLT-ANDREWS SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 570 HOPE STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • ROCKWELL SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 1225 HOPE STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BYFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 220 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Bristol:
  • OUR LADY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 127 STATE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 10 MONROE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SEA SIDE NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 19 VERNDALE CIRCLE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Bristol:
  • ROGERS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $290,008; Location: 525 HOPE STREET; 49,075 books; 1,330 audio materials; 759 video materials; 140 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bristol: Bristol Golf Club (A), Bristol Waterfront Historic District (B), Bristol Yacht Club (C), Coggeshall Farm Museum (D), Fairlawn Golf Course (E), Bristol County Courthouse (F), Bristol County Jail (G), Bristol Customhouse (H), Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Library (I), Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Museum (J), Bristol State House Foundation (K), Americas Cup Hall of Fame (L), Burnside Memorial Building (M), Roger Williams University Library (N), Rogers Free Library (O), Herreshoff Marine Museum (P), Linden Place Museum (Q).

Shopping Centers: Bristol Shopping Center (1), Hope Street Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Bristol include: Saint Elizabeths Church (A), Saint Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (B), Stone Chapel (C), First Congregational Church (D), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (E), Saint Marys Church (F), Freedom Road Baptist Church (G), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Convent (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Juniper Hill Cemetery (2), North Cemetery (3), Wolf Cemetery (4), East Burial Ground (5).

Lake: Mill Pond (A).

Rivers and creeks: Kickamuit River (A), Silver Creek (B), Walker Creek (C).

Parks in Bristol include: Bristol Town Common (1), Bristol Playground (2), Blithewold Mansion and Gardens (3), Veterans Park (4), Walley Park (5), Colt State Park (6).

Beach: Juniper Trail Beach (A).

Post office: (A).  


Bristol compared to Rhode Island state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bristol:
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bristol:
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; BRISTOL, RI; Owner: ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Bristol:
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

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