Bartow, Polk County, Florida

Bartow is a city in Polk County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 18,420. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.2 square miles. An elevation is 116 feet (35.35 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,641 people per square mile. The median age was 35.9 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 90 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
18,420 residents
Population Change
+20.1% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
35.9 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
23.2% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
8,727 residents
Population Females
9,693 residents
Population Urban
96% of residents
Population Rural
4% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
3.6% Latin America, 0.7% Asia
Daytime Population Change
+6,919 (+36.9%)
Live and Work in the City
2,885 (39%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
6.1% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Bartow Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Bartow Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Bartow Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $159,472
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $108,300 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$41,600 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $803
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $272 – $474
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $396
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              86 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $979 (0.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $634 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $44,109 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$5,541 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $19,849
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$362 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Southeastern University
                      about 11 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,407
                    • Florida Southern College
                      about 12 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,460
                    • Polk State College
                      about 13 miles
                      Winter Haven, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,935
                    • Everest University-Brandon
                      about 32 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,702
                    • University of South Florida-Main Campus
                      about 37 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 35,920
                    • Hillsborough Community College
                      about 38 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 19,838
                    • The University of Tampa
                      about 39 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,216

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • BARTOW SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,012
                      Location: 1270 BROADWAY AVE S
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • GAUSE ACADEMY OF LEADERSHIP
                      Students: 346
                      Location: 1395 POLK ST W
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • BARTOW YOUTH ACADEMY
                      Students: 245
                      Location: 2415 BOB PHILLIPS RD
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • HOSPITAL HOMEBOUND
                      Students: 42
                      Location: 1909 FLORAL AVE S
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • JEAN O’DELL LEARNING CENTER
                      Location: 1310 FLORAL AVE S
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • POLK HALFWAY HOUSE
                      Location: 2145 BOB PHILLIPS RD
                      Grades: 5-12
                    • POLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S CENTRAL CENTER
                      Location: 2390 BOB PHILLIPS RD
                      Grades: 7-12
                    • SHERIFF’S YOUTH VILLA
                      Location: 3350 STATE ROAD 60 E
                      Grades: 5-12
                    • TRANSITION SCHOOL
                      Location: 1915 FLORAL AVE S
                      Grades: 11-12
                    • POLK COUNTY SHERIFFS REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER
                      Location: 2390 BOB PHILLIPS RD
                      Grades: 5-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • WORD OF LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 57
                      Location: 1555 W MAIN ST
                      Grades: KG-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • BARTOW MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,218
                      Location: 550 CLOWER ST E
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • UNION ACADEMY
                      Students: 400
                      Location: 1795 WABASH ST E
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • SPESSARD L HOLLAND ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 262
                      Location: 2342 EF GRIFFIN RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • BARTOW ELEMENTARY ACADEMY
                      Students: 245
                      Location: 590 WILSON AVE S
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • FLORAL AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 231
                      Location: 1530 FLORAL AVE S
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • JAMES E. STEPHENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 199
                      Location: 1350 MAPLE AVE N
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • GIBBONS STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 148
                      Location: 1860 GIBBONS ST E
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • COMPASS MIDDLE CHARTER SCHOOL
                      Students: 132
                      Location: 550 CLOWER ST E
                      Grades: 5-8
                      Charter school

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • FIRST METHODIST SCHOOL
                      Students: 134
                      Location: 455 S BROADWAY AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    Bartow Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    60 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    39 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.08 policemen (State: 2.35)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Bartow Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              94 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.64 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              6 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.10 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              104 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.82 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              215 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.75 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              281 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.90 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              6,073

                              Hospitals in Bartow

                              • BARTOW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
                                Proprietary
                                provides emergency services
                                2200 OSPREY BLVD
                              • GREEN TREE COURT CLUSTER
                                2160 GREEN TREE COURT
                              • POLK GENERAL HOSPITAL
                                2010 E GEORGIA ST
                              • BARTOW CENTER
                                2055 E GEORGIA ST
                              • ROHR HOME, THE
                                2120 MARSHALL EDWARDS DR
                              • BARTOW DIALYSIS
                                1190 E CHURCH ST

                              Airports & Heliports in Bartow

                              • Bartow Municipal Airport
                                BOW
                              • Barton Hma Llc Heliport
                                1FL7
                              • Bartow High School Heliport
                                FD65
                              • Dancing Oaks Heliport
                                8FL5
                              • Sheriffs Helistop Heliport
                                17FD

                              Amtrak Stations in Bartow

                              • 10 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
                              • 13 miles: LAKELAND (600 LAKE MIRROR DR.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Bartow by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in Bartow

                                         

                                          Air Quality Information

                                           
                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            65% (Greater then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            96% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            21 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            12 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            5 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Bartow: 33830
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