Bristol is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,918 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
Bristol is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 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.