Bristol, RI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,705 housing units in Bristol. This represents a 9.4% growth from 7,959 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,600 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 105 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bristol is about 66%. Bristol's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.5%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bristol were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom11.50%
Two Bedrooms30.20%
Three Bedrooms42%
Four Bedrooms13.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$157,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$96,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$659

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.30%
Home Equity Loan10.90%
Simple Mortgage47.20%
Debt Free34.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.3%