Bristol County RI Information


Bristol County Subdivisions

Bristol County RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 49,418
Population in Households 46,709
Population in Familes 38,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,709
Population Density1 2,045
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $77,309
Average Household Income $106,290
Per Capita Income $42,471


Total Housing Units 21,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,253 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,047 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,752 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $365,736
Average Home Value $444,405


Total Households 19,300
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,717
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.11% -0.04%
Households 0.09% 0.0%
Families -0.03% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.62%


Bristol County RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bristol County to the other 5 counties and county equivalents in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 5 20th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 5 20th
Median Household Income # 2 80th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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