Bristol, TN has a population of 26,734 and is the 1,613th largest city in the United States. The population density is 820 per sq mi which is 436% higher than the Tennessee average and 806% higher than the national average. The median age in Bristol is 44 which is approximately 14% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Bristol, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 48% of Bristol residents were born in Tennessee, 49% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.