Bristol, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bristol, Texas - Basic Facts

The Bristol Census Designated Place had a population of 689 as of July 1, 2015. Bristol ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bristol is located at latitude 32.4448 and longitude -96.5677 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the Bristol Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 505 feet.

The Bristol Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586912) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bristol Census Designated Place is located within Ferris Division of Ellis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bristol population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bristol: Bistol.

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Bristol, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 689
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $135,156
Average Home Value $178,941


Median Household Income $60,539
Average Household Income $77,280
Per Capita Income $25,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.52%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.5% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bristol, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bristol to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1131 36th
Population Density1 # 1609 8th
Diversity Index2 # 476 73rd
Median Household Income # 380 78th
Per Capita Income # 509 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.