Key findings

  • Bristol has a Livability Score of 72/100, which is considered excellent
  • Bristol crime rates are 20% lower than the Connecticut average
  • Cost of living in Bristol is 10% lower than the Connecticut average
  • Bristol real estate prices are 29% lower than the Connecticut average
  • Rental prices in Bristol are 18% lower than the Connecticut average

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      Top Rated Schools in Bristol

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      South Side SchoolPK - 5479n/a
      Ivy Drive Goal2 - 3n/an/a
      Bristol Early Childhood Center-BeccPK - PK101n/a
      Northeast Middle School6 - 8463n/a
      South Side Goal4 - 5n/an/a
      Immanuel Lutheran SchoolPK - 850n/a
      Chippens Hill Middle School6 - 8725n/a
      Prek AutismPK - PKn/an/a
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      My Experience with Bristol, CT

      Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a great time in the city and really enjoyed the easy going atmosphere there.

      If your a sports fan, you should know Bristol, CT is home to ESPN. I didn't have a chance to visit the studios, but if you're a sports fan with some time, you should check them out. They broadcast many of their shows from the studios there and you might have a chance to meet your favorite ESPN personality.

      I visited the Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum located in Bristol. Inside you will find many of the classic movie monsters. If you enjoy horror movies and a little scare now and then, this is the place for you. I especially like the Count Dracula and Wolf Man exhibits.

      The city of Bristol is primarily a residential city and would make a nice place for you to settle down and raise a family. The housing market is pretty steady there and the prices are reasonable. Bristol, CT is a great city that is really worth the time to visit, you might just end up deciding to stay there.
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      Source: The Bristol, CT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).