Bartow SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Bartow, Florida Info Snack

Bartow (/brto/ BAR-toh) is the county seat of Polk County, Florida, United States. Founded in 1851 as Fort Blount, the city was renamed in honor of Francis S. Bartow, the first brigade commander to die in combat during the American Civil War. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Census, the city had a population of 15,340 and an estimated population of 16,959 in 2009. It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 584,383 in 2009. As of 2016, the mayor of Bartow is Trish Pfeiffer.
Population
18,705
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$102,400
Median Income
$46,938
Median Rent
$825

Rankings for Bartow in Florida

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Map Of Bartow, FL

Population over time in Bartow

Year Population % Change
2017 18,705 1.1%
2016 18,501 2.2%
2015 18,094 1.8%
2014 17,766 1.1%
2013 17,570 0.8%
2012 17,422 0.5%
2011 17,339 0.6%
2010 17,230 -

Crime in Bartow Per 100k

Crime Bartow FL USA
Violent Crime 492.7 408.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.0 5.3
Robbery 65.4 88.6 98.0
Aggravated Assault 352.0 276.5 248.9
Property Crime 3318.4 2512.4 2362.0
Burglary 533.0 423.4 430.4
Larceny 2619.5 1884.5 1694.0
Car Theft 165.9 204.5 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bartow

White
58.5% (10,941)
African American
22.3% (4,164)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
2.5% (469)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
1.9% (348)
Hispanic
14.7% (2,742)
Race Bartow FL USA
White 58.5% 54.9% 61.5%
African American 22.3% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 2.6% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.7% 24.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Bartow, Florida

Less than $10,000
5.9% (110,359)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (108,489)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (271,222)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (230,071)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (259,999)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (389,064)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (239,424)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (192,661)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (41,151)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (26,187)
Income Bartow FL USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 7.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 5.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 11.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 18.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 11.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 4.8% 6.3%

Gender in Bartow

Female
53.0% (9,922)
Male
47.0% (8,782)
Gender Bartow FL USA
Female 53.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bartow for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (970)
9-12th Grade
8.3% (1,552)
High School / GED
39.6% (7,400)
Some College
17.0% (3,186)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (1,706)
Bachelor's Degree
14.7% (2,755)
Master's Degree
4.4% (829)
Professional Degree
0.6% (110)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (193)
Education Bartow FL USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.3% 7.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.6% 29.0% 27.3%
Some College 17.0% 20.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 9.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.7% 18.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.4% 7.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.1% 1.4%

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