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Bristol city (County), Virginia

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Bristol city (County), Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
16,975
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
17,218
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 17,219
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,835
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.9%
Female persons, percent
52.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
6.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
87.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 1,003
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 1.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 8,621
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 63.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $154,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,146
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $398
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $784
Building permits, 2022 29
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 7,299
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 86.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 2.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 85.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 75.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 86.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 22.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 15.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 55.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 52.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 99,355
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 70,676
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 42,880
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 447,482
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $26,391
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 19.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $45,250
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $30,419
Persons in poverty, percent
20.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 526
Total employment, 2021 7,833
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 278,432
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 978
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 510
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 262
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,337.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,370.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 12.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 13.01
FIPS Code 51520
Value Notes

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Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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