Bristol demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)82015391
Median age43.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%57%55%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Bristol is 436% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Bristol is 14% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Bristol 92.49% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Bristol 3.73% of the population is African American.
  • In Bristol 0.51% of the population is Asian.

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Bristol population breakdown by race

African American3.73%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.09%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.56%2.03%3.06%
Other race1.60%1.38%4.75%
In Bristol, 2.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Bristol age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Bristol, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).