Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT

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2020 Population
113,470
0.165% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.1
1.64% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
7.25%
3.25% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$83,179
4.64% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$243,500
1.67% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT had a population of 113k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $83,179. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT declined from 113,658 to 113,470, a −0.165% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,488 to $83,179, a 4.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.54%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.48%).

15.1% of the households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are Bristol Technical Education Center (71 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was $243,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT is home to a population of 113k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.48% of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (9.62k people).

In 2020, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.6k people) in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.45k White (Hispanic) and 3.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are Spanish (7,336 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (2,009 households), and Polish (1,935 households).

Citizenship

97.5%
2020 Citizenship
97.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.5% of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.6k ± 1.54k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.45k ± 904
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.87k ± 673
10.9%
Hispanic Population
12.4k people

In 2020, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.6k people) in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.45k White (Hispanic) and 3.87k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are hispanic (12.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.48%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
9.62k people
8.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.4k people

As of 2020, 8.48% of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT residents (9.62k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was 8.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,336 households (6.78%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    2,009 households (1.86%)
  3. Polish
    1,935 households (1.79%)

15.1% of the households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was Spanish. 6.78% of the households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,197 ± 317
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    885 ± 270
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    664 ± 204

Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT employs 56.7k people. The largest industries in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (4,517 people), Insurance carriers (3,199 people), and Construction (3,117 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($131,568), Wired telecommunications carriers ($124,079), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($123,761).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,596
Women
48.7%
29,112
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT in 2020 was 56,708 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT.

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Occupations

56.7k
2020 Value
−0.243%
1 Year decline
± −0.243%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −0.243%, from 56.8k employees to 56.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT, are Registered nurses (1,917 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,736 people), and Other managers (1,242 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

56.7k
2020 Value
−0.243%
1 Year decline
± −0.243%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −0.243%, from 56.8k employees to 56.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,517 people), Insurance carriers (3,199 people), and Construction (3,117 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,923
Median earning men ± $2,214
$43,745
Median earning women ± $1,957

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,909), Information ($80,089), and Public Administration ($73,897).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($75,804), Information ($66,719), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,051).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23B
  2. $17.5B
  3. $13.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($17.5B) and Pharmaceuticals ($13.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Connecticut products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$192B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
79.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $192B. This is expected to increase 79.4% to $344B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Connecticut trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $33.8B
  2. $20.1B
  3. $8B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.8B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.1B and New Jersey and $8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT awarded 71 degrees. The student population of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 77 male students and 6 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are White (55 and 77.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13 and 18.3%), Asian (1 and 1.41%), and Black or African American (1 and 1.41%).

The largest universities in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Bristol Technical Education Center (71 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT are HVAC Maintenance (31 and 43.7%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (14 and 19.7%), and Welding Technology (11 and 15.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.453% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.429% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (27.2k), Bachelors Degree (19.6k), and Some college (16.5k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was $243,500 in 2020, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $239,500 to $243,500, a 1.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT is $83,179. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

Property

$243,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,129
$32,909
Median Property Taxes
±$1,057

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2020
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.3% of the housing units in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$83,179
Median Household Income
± $2,635
44.9k
Number of Households
± 1,549

In 2020, the median household income of the 44.9k households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT grew to $83,179 from the previous year's value of $79,488.

The following chart displays the households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.428
2020 Wage GINI in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT
0.431
2019 Wage GINI in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT

In 2020, the income inequality in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.58% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.65%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.78%)

In 2020, 82.2% of workers in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.65%) and those who worked at home (6.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT (8.16k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97.2% of the population of Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 57.4% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.646% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Connecticut was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1183 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1202 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 242 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Connecticut, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,183 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,183 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,202 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Connecticut across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.84%
Uninsured
57.4%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.646%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT declined by 9.17% from 3.13% to 2.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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