Bristol, Connecticut Houses for Sale

Bristol is located in the central part of Connecticut and a city and a township of Bristol, Hartford County, along the Pequabuck River. The area where the present-day Bristol was part of the Farmington or Tunxis Plantation and was then settled and named as New Cambridge in 1727. The area was renamed Bristol after England city, and in 1785, it was organized as a town. Bristol borough was charted and consolidated as a city with the town in 1911. Bristol became the center of the Tory activity during the American Revolution, and a cave found in Chippens Hill was called Tory’s Den. The area came to be known for its clock making industry, and the American Clock and Watch Museum was established in the city. Bristol’s commercial sector includes the production of precision springs, ball bearings, and electronic products.

Bristol, CT Prices for Houses for Sale

352,583 +9%
289,000 +10%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Bristol Homes for Purchase

120 -25%
200 -7%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

13 -52%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 117  
Police Civilians 25  
Total Arrests 483 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,480 (2020)
CrimeScore 16.20  
National Rank 1847th  
Statewide Rank 4th  

Local Statistics

Population 59,734 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,556 (-3.11%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 1
Assault Offenses 341
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 114
Counterfeiting/Forgery 19
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 255
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 68
Embezzlement 5
Fraud Offenses 83
Homicide Offenses 2
Larceny/Theft Offenses 563
Motor Vehicle Theft 122
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 33
Sex Offenses 19
Weapon Law Violations 16

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