Bristol, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 26,125 housing units in Bristol. This represents a 4.5% growth from 24,989 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 26,038 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 87 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bristol is about 62%. Bristol's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bristol were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom15.90%
Two Bedrooms32.10%
Three Bedrooms39%
Four Bedrooms10.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$129,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$103,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$507

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan9.80%
Simple Mortgage52.80%
Debt Free29.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%