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Bristol is a town in Ontario County, in the Rochester metro area.

The community was named for Bristol County, MA.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Bristol. For links to other places called Bristol, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bristol is 42.845N. The longitude is -77.424W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,234 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,421.


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Median household income
Local
$53,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bristol demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Muttonville
· Vincent
Burning springs, caused by the escape of natural gas, were a great puzzle to early visitors.
Well-known residents have included:
· Frank E. Gannett, newspaper publisher
Nearby parks & recreation: Cumming Nature Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bristol demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ontario County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14471 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Bristol residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bristol ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bristol was $24,060, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Bristol residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bristol, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,061.


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Ontario County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bristol political report.

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The average commute time for Bristol workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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NY communities formerly known as Bristol:
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