Demographics & Stats

The Economic Development staff strives to provide the most up-to-date data and information about Bristol, Tennessee and the surrounding area for interested companies and individuals.  

  • The Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA is the clear leader in home ownership. Through a random sampling of the nation's 366 MSA's, Bristol/Kingsport ranks highest in free & clear home ownership at just over 33%. The national average is 19.7%.
  • According to the US Census, the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) for the Tri-Cities ranks 70th, by population, out of the 125 CSA's of the United States.
  • There are 628,786 people within an hours drive of Bristol.
  • Within a 30-minute drive, the average household income is $52,547
Cost of living in Bristol, TN

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