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Bristol County, Massachusetts

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Population:

  • Total Population: 534,678
  • Males: 257,136
  • Females: 277,542

Ethnicity:

  • White: 478,074
  • Black/African American: 9,920
  • Hispanic: 18,998
  • Native American/Eskimo: 956
  • Asian: 7,249
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 104
  • Other: 8,096
  • 2 or more: 11,281

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (395,280)
  2. Portuguese (69,480)
  3. Spanish (14,245)
  4. French (7,810)
  5. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (2,020)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 62,813

  1. Portugal (41,428)
  2. Canada (1,709)
  3. Brazil (1,652)
  4. Cambodia (1,305)
  5. India (1,099)
  6. United Kingdom (1,037)
  7. Guatemala (930)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (268,434)
  2. Jewish Estimate (11,600)
  3. United Church of Christ (5,728)
  4. Episcopal Church (5,100)
  5. American Baptist Churches in the USA (4,035)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 177,983
    • Sensory: 14,557
    • Physical: 41,728
    • Mental: 25,129
    • Self-care: 14,172
    • Go outside home: 35,174
    • Employment: 44,098

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,925

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 205,411
    • Utility gas: 111,916
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,535
    • Electricity: 17,426
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 69,297
    • Coal or Coke: 136
    • Wood: 1,151
    • Solar Energy: 50
    • Other fuel: 525
    • No fuel used: 375

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 398,261
    • No vehicle: 45,456
    • 1 or more vehicle: 352,805

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 8,687
    • No High School: 38,304
    • Some High School: 48,928
    • High School: 105,920
    • Some College: 58,313
    • Associate's Degree: 26,560
    • College Degree: 48,088
    • Master's Degree: 17,063
    • Professional Degree: 4,421
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,545

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 205,411
    • Owners with phone: 126,125
    • Owners without phone: 406
    • Renters with phone: 76,586
    • Renters without phone: 2,294

    10 closest counties:

    1. Bristol County, Rhode Island
    2. Newport County, Rhode Island
    3. Plymouth County, Massachusetts
    4. Providence County, Rhode Island
    5. Kent County, Rhode Island
    6. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
    7. Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    8. Washington County, Rhode Island
    9. Dukes County, Massachusetts
    10. Middlesex County, Massachusetts

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    02031, 02048, 02334, 02356, 02357, 02375, 02702, 02703, 02712, 02714, 02715, 02717, 02718, 02719, 02720, 02721, 02722, 02723, 02724, 02725, 02726, 02740, 02741, 02742, 02743, 02744, 02745, 02746, 02747, 02748, 02760, 02761, 02763, 02764, 02766, 02767, 02768, 02769, 02771, 02777, 02779, 02780, 02783, 02790, 02791

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WFHL (88.1 FM) NEW BEDFORD, MA
    • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM) NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA
    • WSHL-FM (91.3 FM) EASTON, MA
    • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM) NEW BEDFORD, MA
    • WSPR (1270 AM) NEW BEDFORD, MA
    • WARL (1320 AM) NEW BEDFORD, MA
    • WHTB (1400 AM) FALL RIVER, MA
    • WSAR (1480 AM) FALL RIVER, MA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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