Bristol, Tennessee 

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Population

26,666

14% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$35,959

Avg. Home Price

$116,100

Best Places to Live in Bristol, Tennessee

Small-city complex - Northeastern tip of Tennessee at the Virginia border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby recreation
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Employment
-Isolation
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol Metro Area

Johnson City was recently split off this “Tri Cities” metro area, although this remaining area still has three names, with Bristol listed twice because it straddles the Tennessee-Virginia line. Johnson City is the college town and minor cultural center of the area. Kingsport and Bristol, 20 miles separated, are typical small Southern centers supporting an assortment of industrial and agricultural activities. Chemicals, forest products, glass, textiles, and metal products are produced in the area.


QUICK FACTS

City: Bristol
Zip Codes: 37620
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1259 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bristol is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bristol jobs have decreased by 0.67%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bristol's cost of living is 15.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Bristol's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Bristol's population is 26,666 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.86%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bristol is $116,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.91%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Bristol public schools spend $9,330 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Bristol. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Bristol

It's a good time to buy in Bristol. Home Appreciation is up 10.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Bristol Real Estate.

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Reviews for Bristol   3 Reviews
If you don't have a job ... don't come to Bristol - 6/25/2006
Struggled with keeping a decent job in Brisol. If a medical professional - only a one horse town with no... Read More

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Bristol is a good place to live....if you can find - 3/16/2006
I was born and raised in Bristol. It's a good place to live. Safe, low cost of living. But the job market is very scarce. The economy is having a rough... Read More

Bristol Tennessee - 2/26/2006
Bristol Tennessee has a very low crine rate in comparision to other cities and even local... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BRISTOL, TENNESSEE
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