Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA+
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingC
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Bristol County is located in Rhode Island with a population of 48,900. Bristol County is one of the best places to live in Rhode Island. In Bristol County, most residents own their homes. In Bristol County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals and retirees live in Bristol County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bristol County are highly rated.
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Bristol Country is a gorgeous water front town in Rhode Island. Summers here are warm, but perfect with a river breeze. Downtown Bristol has cute little shops and is a friendly environment to walk around at night. The restaurants are delicious are in a perfect area for an after dinner stroll.
My experience with Bristol, Rhode Island has been a great one overall. I first fell in love with Bristol when I visited Roger Williams University for the first time. I am now a 4th year architecture major and it is more of a second home. I just signed my lease for the fall semester when I will be attending graduate school for my masters in architecture. The reason I love Bristol so much is because it is the best of both worlds. It is a college town that offers a great deal of extracurriculars for the students. There is plenty of activities for students to do at night. The bar scene can be extremely fun. However, it is also a great place to raise a family and enjoy your summers. The beautiful water views and coastline is what brought me to Roger Williams. However, the friendly people in town is what made my experience with Bristol that much better.
Bristol County is welcoming and a safe county to settle down in. Very few incidents regarding the citizens' safety occur in this small residential area. Although it's a pretty decent area, I'd love to see more job openings for everyone to partake in.