Bristol, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bristol, Texas - Basic Facts

The Bristol Census Designated Place had a population of 704 as of July 1, 2017. Bristol ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bristol: Bistol.

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Bristol, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 704
Daytime Population: Workers 12
Daytime Population: Residents 404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 416
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 704
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $60,956
Average Household Income $78,848
Per Capita Income $26,153


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $186,290
Average Home Value $232,005


Total Households 251
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.78%
Households 0.68% 0.78%
Families 0.58% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Bristol, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bristol to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1126 36th
Population Density # 1605 8th
Diversity Index # 443 75th
Median Household Income # 378 78th
Per Capita Income # 658 62nd

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