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									The City of Bristol Tennessee
          Fast Facts
                           (Updated as of January 1, 2012)




Incorporated                                     February 22, 1856

Form of Government                               Council-Manager
Adopted                                          June 1973

Number of Registered Voters                      14,436
Voters in Last Local Election                     10.9%


Population                                         26,702
Number of Households                                11,456
Land Area                                             809 Persons per sq. mile
Density                                                32.693 Sq. Mile

Climate
   Average daily temperature: Low (January)  25 degrees
   Average daily temperature: High (July)    85 degrees
   Average Precipitation                    41 inches
   Average snowfall                         15 inches

Property Tax Rate      Per $100 of A.V.      Annual Tax on      One Cent
                                           100,000 Residence   Generates ( Est.)
  City of Bristol            $ 2.19             $ 548.00        $ 61,000.00
  Sullivan County            $ 2.13              $ 533.00       $ 341,000.00


Total Assessed Value   $ 660,383,000.00          Percent of Actual Taxable   31.0%
Actual Taxable Value   $2,130,288,000.00
Largest Property Tax Payers             Taxable Assessed Value
   1.   Bristol Motor Speedway, Inc.              $ 55,378,766.00
   2.   Pfizer Pharmaceuticals                      24,655,901.00
   3.   United Telephone Southeast                 12,863,218.00
   4.   Exide Corporation                         11,585,271.00
   5.   Royal Mouldings, Ltd.                     11,340,470.00
   6.   Godsey Leasing                            11,201,380.00
   7.   Wellmont Health Systems                      7,492,264.00
   8.   Bristol Metals LP                          6,964,075.00
   9.   Gatton                                    5,751,161.00

                                      Top 9 Total 147,232,506.00



   Total City Debt ( June 30, 2011)                     $ 46,626,109.00

        City General Obligation Bonds                                $ 19,825,000.00
        City Revenue Bonds                                                     0.00
        BTES Revenue Bonds                                             22,060,000.00

   General Obligation Debt as Percent of Personal Income:                  3.5%
   General Obligation Debt Per Capita:                                $742.00
   Bond Rating:                                                       Aa2 Moody’s


   City of Bristol
            Budget (All funds)         $87,481,272.00
                  General Fund                          $ 20,770,243.00



   Total Employment                            362

             Police Department                  90
             Fire Department                    58
             Public Works Department            106




   City Schools
             Budget (All funds)        $37,799,364.00

                   General Purpose                      $ 32,564,808.00
                   Federal Projects                        3,190,556.00
                   Nutrition                               2,044,000.00
        Enrollment                          3,873      PK - 12

        Number of Elementary Schools                        5
        Number of Middle Schools                            1
        Number of High Schools                              1

Teachers:                                        299
Per pupil expenditures per ADA:               $9,640.00
Composite ACT:                                   20.4



Parks and Recreation

   Total Parks                       27
   Total Acreage                  2,396 (All parks including Steele Creek)
   Swimming Pools                      1
   Tennis Courts                      7
   Community Center                    1
   Baseball/Softball Fields
    5 Softball/Baseball @ White Top Creek Park 400 Sportsway Drive
    1 Baseball/2 Softball/Baseball @ Fairview Park 1840 King College Road
    3 Baseball @ Avoca Park 2432 Volunteer Pkwy
    1 Baseball @ Western Little League 1060 W Cedar Street
   Soccer Fields
    5 Soccer Fields @ White Top Creek Park 310 Sportsway Drive
    1 Soccer Field @ Fairview Park 1840 King College Road
    1 Soccer/Multi-Use Field @ Steele Creek Park 4 Little Lane
    1 Soccer/Multi-Use Field @ Vance Drive Park (Pending) 1155 Vance Drive



                      Steele Creek Park
                                  o Total Acreage                             2,224
                                  o Nature Center                                 1
                                  o Golf Course                                   1


Lane Miles of Roadway:                   450



Water
       Customers:                     12,298
       Plant Capacity:                10.0 MGD (Million gallons per day)
       Daily Average Treatment:        5.8 MGD

     Sewer
        Customers:                 10,865
        Wastewater Plant Capacity: 15.0 MGD
        Daily Average Treatment : 9.1 MGD




     Employment
              Total Number of Persons Employed in City:         12,430
              Mean Travel Time to Work:                         19.2 Minutes



     Largest Employers                Number of Employees                  % of Total

1.   Wellmont Health System                    1,500                           12.6%
2.   Pfizer Pharmaceuticals                     510                            4.3%
3.   Bristol Tennessee City Schools              427                             3.4%
4.   City of Bristol Tennessee                  332                             2.39%
5.   Robinette Company                           120                            1.07%
6.   Bristol Metals LP                          306                            2.3%
7.   Exide Corporation                          450                             3.8%
8.   Embarq                                    199                             1.7%




Median Age                                                42.3 Years
            Male                          47.6%
            Female                        52.4%

            Under 5 years old               5.4%
            18 years and over              79.4%
            Over 65 years old              18.1%


Race
      White                                                 93.3%
      Black                                                 3.4%
      American Indian and Alaska Native                        0.3%
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander               0.0%
      Asian                                                 0.7%
      Two or More Races                                      1.4%


Average Household Size                2.26 Persons
Average Family Size                   2.85 Persons


Total Housing Units                   12,773
         Owner-Occupied                              67.6%
         Renter-Occupied                            32.4%

Educational Attainment

  Population 25 years and over
   High school graduate or higher              79.7%
   Bachelor’s degree or higher                 18.9%

Economic

      Median Household Income        $ 32,893.00
      Median Family Income             41,643.00
      Per Capita Income                21,192.00

      Families Below Poverty Level                  1041       14.6%
      Individuals Below Poverty Level               4,806      18.0%

								
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