|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bartow is 19,447. Bartow, Florida is the 1,912th largest city in the US.
Bartow is located entirely in Polk County.
The current population of Bartow (19,447) is it's peak population.
Bartow has grown 23.5% since the 2000. Bartow, Florida's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bartow has a population density of 377.1 people per square mile.
|1729||Sunny Isles Beach||22,064||44.1%|
|1809||Fort Walton Beach||20,879||4.3%|
|1907||North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina||19,485||72.1%|
|1909||Evergreen Park, Illinois||19,471||-6.3%|
|1910||Harrisburg, North Carolina||19,463||314.4%|
|1918||Hawthorne, New Jersey||19,360||6.2%|
The total voting age population of Bartow, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,579. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Bartow are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bartow are 68.5% White, 21.9% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 2.6% Asian, 2.4% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 18.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bartow, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.9%. On a per-household basis, 11.6% of families are below the poverty line in Bartow.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.7% of Bartow residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.3% of Bartow residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bartow residents aged 5 and older, 15.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bartow is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bartow, 19.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bartow is $47,779.
In Bartow, 58.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.1% of housing units in Bartow.
Of all the housing units in Bartow, 10.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Bartow, 21.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bartow is $841.
In Bartow, 66.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.