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. Much of the housing stock in Bristol was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bristol is worth considering.
One downside of living in Bristol is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bristol, the average commute to work is 30.49 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.