The small town of Bristol is located in Washington Township in Elkhart County, IN. Situated off Interstate 90, Bristol sits south of the Indiana-Michigan state line near Elkhart and South Bend. People looking at Bristol apartments for rent will enjoy living in one of the fastest growing counties in The Hoosier State. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 1,600 people live in Bristol.
Elkhart County was organized in 1830, and in just a few years, the population was around 700, and the community included two groceries, 11 stores and several other amenities. During the early years of the county, Elkhart was named the band instrument capital of the world.
People looking at Bristol apartments will enjoy the cost of living, which is 13 percent lower than the national average. Bristol is also considered somewhat walkable by Walkscore.com, so people making a move to the area may not need a vehicle to get around. However, those commuting to work can expect an average commute time of 23 minutes.
People moving to the area can take advantage of the prosperous economic development of northern Indiana. Some of the top employers in Elkhart County include Jayco Inc., Elkhart General Healthcare, Henkels & McCoy, Supreme Industries Inc., IU Health Goshen and Conn-Selmer Inc.
Bristol is in a prime location where residents can easily travel to nearby metropolitan areas for recreation and modern amenities. South Bend, the home of the University of Notre Dame, is steeped in rich culture where residents can explore and learn. The quaint downtown center also boasts several beautiful parks and charming neighborhoods.
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