B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$828
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    98
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    65
    41
  • Robbery
    65
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    228
    525
  • Theft
    1,009
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    33
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,080
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Bristol Reviews

    2 reviews
    I feel very safe, but sometimes wonder how responsive emergency services would be in a serious situation.
    Review Bristol
    The lakes and mountains are beautiful, however, there is not much to offer in terms of activities for younger people.