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. 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 sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bristol who work in management occupations (11.76%), office and administrative support (9.30%) and teaching (8.50%).
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 31.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.