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Bristol County
  • County in Massachusetts

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Bristol County is located in Massachusetts with a population of 576,699. In Bristol County, most residents own their homes. In Bristol County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Bristol County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Bristol County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$385,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,116
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    281
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    94.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    313.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,136.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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