Bartow Polk County, Florida

Bartow: County seat of Polk County, Florida

About

Bartow is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,298 and a population density of 128 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,201 inhabitants.

The city was created 171 years ago in 1850.

Bartow Quick Facts

Population : 20,201 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 33830–33831
Phone Area Codes : 863
Area : 135.53 km2
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Capital city : Bartow is capital of Polk County
Establishment : January 01, 1851 (171 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 15:48:37 (19th May 2022)
Density : 149 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.37% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Bartow is located at 27°53'47"N 81°50'35"W (27.8964100, -81.8431400).

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Demographics

The population of Bartow increased by 14.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,298 - census
2011 17,324 0.15% estimation process
2012 17,475 0.86% estimation process
2013 17,679 1.15% estimation process
2014 18,116 2.41% estimation process
2015 18,598 2.59% estimation process
2016 19,117 2.71% estimation process
2017 19,472 1.82% estimation process
2018 19,870 2% estimation process
2019 20,147 1.37% estimation process
2020 20,201 0.27% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 244,252
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 175,484
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 39.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 251,283
April 1, 2010 Population : 175,511
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 77.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 15.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 10,286
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 17.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 87,537

Bartow zip code is 33830. County name: Polk, County fips: 12105

BOW, Bartou, ba tuo, barato, bartaw flwryda, bartw, Бартоу, بارتاو، فلوریدا, بارتو, बारटो, 巴托

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 87,537
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $339,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,960
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $496
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,380
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,485
2015-2019 Households : 76,753
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.97
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 257,573
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 704,472
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,364,336
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,366,845
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,594
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $107,218
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,832
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 6,783
2019 total employment : 77,736
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,812,310
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 22,850
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 20,253
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,667
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,905
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,998
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,488
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,744
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 17,221
2010 population per square mile : 783.5
2010 land area in square miles : 224.02

People born in Bartow (36)

People born in Bartow, including basketball player Tracy McGrady, politician Adam Putnam, basketball player Theron Smith, .

List

  • Arthur Blake (American athletics competitor) he was born in 19/08/1966
  • Michael Tomasello (American developmental psychologist) he was born in 18/01/1950
  • Spessard Lindsey Holland (U.S. Senator (1946-70); Florida Governor (1941-45)) he was born in 10/07/1892
  • James Stewart (American motocross racer) he was born in 21/12/1985
  • Darryl Carlton (American football player (1953-1994)) he was born in 24/06/1953
  • Alonzo Highsmith (American football player and Vice President of Player Personnel for the Cleveland Browns) he was born in 26/02/1965
  • Kenneth Gant (American football player) he was born in 18/04/1967
  • Chauncey Davis (American football player) he was born in 27/01/1983
  • Cleatus Davidson (American baseball player) he was born in 01/11/1976
  • Desmond Clark (Player of American football) he was born in 20/04/1977
  • Earl Everett (American football linebacker) he was born in 10/12/1984
  • James Roberson (American football player) he was born in 03/05/1971
  • Jeff Jefferson (Negro League Baseball player) he was born in 08/08/1922
  • Ossian Sweet (American physician) he was born in 30/10/1895
  • Johnny Burnett (American college baseball player, Major League Baseball player, shortstop) he was born in 01/11/1904
  • Ken Riley (American college football player, professional football player, cornerback (1947-2020)) he was born in 06/08/1947
  • Keydrick Vincent (American football player) he was born in 13/04/1978
  • Luther Farrell (Negro League Baseball player) he was born in 13/07/1893

Schools in Bartow

College & universities near Bartow, FL

Code Name City ZIP
135522 Traviss Technical College Lakeland (FL) 33803
137564 Southeastern University Lakeland (FL) 33801-6034

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bartow, FL

Code Name Address Type
WTH Winter Haven 1800 7th St SW RAIL
LAK Lakeland 600 East Main Street RAIL
LKL Lakeland 600 East Main Street RAIL
SBG Sebring 601 East Center St RAIL
TPA Union Station 601 North Nebraska Ave RAIL

Post offices near Bartow

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bartow Post Office Bartow (FL) 33830

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Bartow , Georgia town in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States with a population of 249 people.

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , FL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakeland 115,283 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Winter Haven 46,578 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Haines City 26,009 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
Lake Wales 17,693 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Auburndale 17,204 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Citrus Ridge 13,285 Census designated place in Florida
Lakeland Highlands 11,056 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Highland City 10,834 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Cypress Gardens 8,917 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Medulla 8,892 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Davenport 7,301 City in Florida
Willow Oak 6,732 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Kathleen 6,332 Census designated place
Lake Alfred 6,331 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
Fort Meade 6,260 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Combee Settlement 5,577 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida

Distance to Other Cities

Bartow distances to largest Florida cities