Bristol, Connecticut 

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Population

59,734

+0.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.8%

Median Income

$60,208

Median Home Price

$231,500

Median Age

40.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.1

summer / winter

CT Gifts

Best Places to Live in Bristol, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Bristol, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bristol, CT Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Stable economy
Arts and culture
Cultural diversity
Cons
Low job growth
Cost of living
Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


QUICK FACTS

City: Bristol
Zip Codes: 06010
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bristol is 9.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bristol jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bristol's cost of living is 2.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bristol's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hartford county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.1% to 35.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bristol's population is 59,734 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bristol is Real Estate: $231,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.8%.

SCHOOLS
Bristol public schools spend $15,954 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Bristol. More Education



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Housing Market in Bristol

It's a good time to buy in Bristol. Home Appreciation is up 18.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bristol is $231,500.

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Reviews for Bristol   4 Reviews
Revitalization of Downtown Bristol - 12/1/2013
I moved to Bristol in 2003 to purchase a mid-size one family home. Bristol has a great deal of history to it...from clock making (we have the American Clock Museum), a... Read More

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Thinking about moving to Bristol, CT, think again - 8/3/2011
I was born and raised in NJ, and spent many years living on Long Island, as well as living in upstate NY and other areas in CT. Bristol CT is by far the worst place I... Read More

Quality of Life - 12/20/2009
Bristol, in a way can be deceiving. The schools in Bristol seem to be pretty decent, and it also features a park for children and their parents. In addition, it... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT
06010

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