Bristol is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,868 people and just one neighborhood, Bristol is the 37th largest community in Vermont. Bristol has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bristol is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bristol is a town of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bristol who work in management occupations (11.39%), maintenance occupations (9.61%) and teaching (9.20%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bristol has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bristol a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Bristol, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.49 minutes every day commuting to work.