Bartow, Florida

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Population in 2017: 19,597 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.8%
 
Males: 9,166  (46.8%)
Females: 10,431  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33830.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,881 (it was $38,568 in 2000)
Bartow:

$51,881
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,217 (it was $19,487 in 2000)

Bartow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,874 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Bartow:

$146,874
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,120; detached houses: $199,281; townhouses or other attached units: $131,962; in 2-unit structures: $134,747; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,167; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,369; mobile homes: $57,998; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $23,195

Median gross rent in 2017: $872.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bartow: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 37.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for other race residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bartow, FL (2017)
    • 11,44657.5%White alone
    • 4,63823.3%Black alone
    • 3,14615.8%Hispanic
    • 2761.4%Two or more races
    • 1750.9%Asian alone
    • 350.2%American Indian alone
    • 250.1%Other race alone

Races in Bartow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 82 registered sex offenders living in Bartow, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bartow is 236 to 1.


Crime rates in Bartow by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.6)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(43.3)
14
(84.6)
5
(30.1)
10
(59.7)
8
(46.9)
6
(35.1)
10
(57.0)
6
(33.8)
5
(28.1)
7
(38.5)
9
(48.1)
13
(67.3)
15
(75.4)
10
(50.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(154.5)
47
(283.9)
37
(223.0)
39
(232.7)
37
(216.8)
34
(199.2)
21
(119.8)
21
(118.4)
16
(90.0)
11
(60.5)
19
(101.6)
26
(134.6)
13
(65.4)
20
(100.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
79
(488.2)
141
(851.8)
117
(705.1)
111
(662.2)
95
(556.6)
69
(404.2)
88
(501.9)
88
(496.1)
71
(399.3)
102
(561.5)
83
(443.7)
80
(414.0)
70
(352.0)
84
(421.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
238
(1,471)
299
(1,806)
266
(1,603)
308
(1,837)
305
(1,787)
247
(1,447)
270
(1,540)
228
(1,285)
157
(883.0)
184
(1,013)
127
(678.9)
143
(740.1)
106
(533.0)
132
(661.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
847
(5,235)
688
(4,156)
788
(4,749)
967
(5,769)
813
(4,763)
767
(4,493)
741
(4,226)
740
(4,171)
812
(4,567)
728
(4,007)
746
(3,988)
692
(3,581)
521
(2,620)
581
(2,912)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
72
(445.0)
74
(447.0)
48
(289.3)
51
(304.3)
31
(181.6)
36
(210.9)
19
(108.4)
26
(146.6)
37
(208.1)
35
(192.7)
48
(256.6)
34
(176.0)
33
(165.9)
43
(215.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(23.9)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.7)
3
(16.9)
2
(11.2)
2
(11.0)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.4)
2
(10.1)
2
(10.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)538.9663.7569.4633.7544.0501.7478.8441.6401.7418.9385.3406.8305.7334.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bartow, FL

Crime rate in Bartow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 56 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (12.2%), English (7.4%), German (4.6%), Irish (3.2%), Greek (2.1%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 116 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,746 people per square mile   (low).

Bartow, Florida map

1,353 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

6.8%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,124 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $753 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (12.6 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (38.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (830.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Homeland, FL (2.3 miles ),
Highland City, FL (2.3 miles ),
Alturas, FL (2.8 miles ),
Eagle Lake, FL (2.8 miles ),
Wahneta, FL (2.8 miles ),
Mulberry, FL (2.9 miles ),
Lakeland Highlands, FL (2.9 miles ),
Jan Phyl Village, FL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 27.89 N, Longitude: 81.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,009 (+30.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,947 (35.6%)

Area code: 863

Distribution of median household income in Bartow, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bartow, FL in 2017

Property values in Bartow, FL

Bartow satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 171 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2006: 173 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $332,100
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2013: 99 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2014: 113 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2015: 86 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2016: 53 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $192,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bartow, FL residents
Average permit cost in Bartow, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Bartow, FL
Historical housing units in Bartow, FL
Most common industries in Bartow, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Public administration (15.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Bartow, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)

Average climate in Bartow, Florida

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Bartow, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.7. This is about average.

City:

62.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.162. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.162
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.797. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.797
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bartow-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Bartow city center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 2/8/1986, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bartow-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 360.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 396.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 415.4 miles away from Bartow center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Bartow center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bartow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers 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 and heliports located in Bartow:

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Amtrak stations near 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bartow:

  • 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)

Biggest public high schools in Bartow:

Private high school in Bartow:

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

Public elementary/middle schools in Bartow:

Private elementary/middle school in Bartow:

  • FIRST METHODIST SCHOOL (Students: 134, Location: 455 S BROADWAY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bartow

Library in Bartow:

  • POLK COUNTY LIBRARY COOPERATIVE (Operating income: $10,210,344; Location: 2150 S. BROADWAY AVE.; 782,855 books; 2,735 e-books; 47,123 audio materials; 42,957 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 989 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bartow Memorial Hospital changed owners in 2005 and is now Bartow Regional Medical Center www.bartowregional.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bartow: BallenIsles Country Club (A), Dearborn Railroad Station (B), Bartow Fire Department (C), Child Enrichment Center (D), Polk County Emergency Medical Services Station 1 - 8 Bartow (E), Bartow Police Department (F), Polk County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Division (G), Polk County Criminal Court (H), Bradley Community Center (I), Bartow Public Library (J), Justice Steven H Grimes Law Library (K), Polk County Historical and Genealogical Library (L), City of Bartow Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bartow: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wildwood Cemetery (1), Palm Cemetery (2), Oak Hill Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Hack Lake (A), Lake Ruth (B), Phyllis Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saddle Creek (A), Bear Branch (B), McKinney Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Polk Arts Alliance (Art Museums; 690 Davidson St E).

Hotel: Budget Inn Of Bartow (1480 Main St E).

Birthplace of: Ossian Sweet - Physician, James Stewart, Jr. - Motocross rider and race car driver, Spessard Holland - Florida Governor, Adam Putnam - Politician, Desmond Clark - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Apr 20, 1977), Johnny Burnett (baseball) - College baseball player, Ken Riley - College football player, Keydrick Vincent - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Apr 13, 1978), Marcus Floyd - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Oct 12, 1978), Ray Lewis - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: May 15, 1975).

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bartow and their reported violations in the past:

HOMELAND HERITAGE PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PCU - CIRCLE B BAR (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HURRICANS HANDI MART (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LOUGHMAN COUNTY PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
HELEN'S APARTMENTS (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
PORT HATCHINEHA MARINA WTF (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bartow that have no violations reported:

  • BARTOW, CITY OF (Population served: 19,719, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOOD LIFE RV RESORT (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRESCO OF HOMELAND (Population served: 123, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ARBUCKLE LANDING (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSHINE FLEA MARKET (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STAR FOOD MART 466 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ROSALIE PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • I-75 WEIGH STATION (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POLK CNTY FIRE STA.-PROVIDENCE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SADDLE CREEK PARK I (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bartow in 2010:

  • 772 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 67 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Bartow in 2000:

  • 1,048 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 81 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 68 people in halfway houses
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with most branches in Bartow (2011 data):

  • Community Southern Bank: Bartow Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2008/09/23: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $147.0 mil, headquarters in Lakeland, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Bartow Branch at 255 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/09/08. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: Bartow Branch at 1375 North Broadway, branch established on 1984/07/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,082.6 mil, Deposits: $1,779.8 mil, headquarters in Winter Haven, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 65 total offices, Holding Company: Centerstate Banks, Inc.
  • Urban Trust Bank: Bartow Branch at 1050 East Van Fleet Drive, branch established on 2009/06/29. Info updated 2011/12/08: Bank assets: $597.3 mil, Deposits: $489.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Mary, FL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Citizens Bank and Trust: Bartow Office Branch at 1450 N. Broadway Avenue, branch established on 2008/01/28. Info updated 2007/08/06: Bank assets: $429.4 mil, Deposits: $378.5 mil, headquarters in Frostproof, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Banking Corporation
  • Bank of Central Florida: Bartow Branch at 515 North Broadway Avenue, branch established on 2008/07/28. Info updated 2011/09/15: Bank assets: $258.7 mil, Deposits: $218.4 mil, headquarters in Lakeland, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bartow Branch at 205 South Broadway, branch established on 1933/10/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bartow Branch at 600 North Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1954/01/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bartow Branch at 475 East Van Fleet Drive, branch established on 2008/02/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Bartow:

Marital status in Bartow, FL
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bartow:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bartow
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Bartow:

(Bartow, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Bartow, FL (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant148,424504
Catholic45,25113
Mainline Protestant31,34774
Black Protestant10,76146
Other8,63036
Orthodox3073
None357,375-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
Polk County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Polk County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.8%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Polk County:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bartow:

48.2%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bartow:

11.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bartow:

34.0%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Bartow:

53.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bartow, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 47$197,696$50,4760$0
Electric Power 38$193,107$60,9810$0
Other and Unallocable 36$104,105$34,7020$0
Parks and Recreation 33$104,388$37,9595$3,859
Streets and Highways 32$100,793$37,7970$0
Police - Other 26$64,498$29,7680$0
Firefighters 23$106,406$55,5160$0
Other Government Administration 18$72,394$48,2636$7,619
Local Libraries 15$47,087$37,6706$6,668
Solid Waste Management 15$50,850$40,6800$0
Water Supply 14$44,220$37,9030$0
Financial Administration 12$41,001$41,0011$1,582
Sewerage 10$44,220$53,0640$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$9,067$54,4020$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,816$93,7920$0
Fire - Other 1$3,167$38,0040$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 323$1,190,815$44,24118$19,728

Bartow government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $164,000 ($8.37)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $26,415,000 ($1347.91)
    Police Protection: $4,811,000 ($245.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,231,000 ($215.90)
    Central Staff Services: $4,030,000 ($205.64)
    Air Transportation: $3,092,000 ($157.78)
    Water Utilities: $2,475,000 ($126.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,423,000 ($123.64)
    Sewerage: $2,179,000 ($111.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,772,000 ($90.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,069,000 ($54.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,057,000 ($53.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($53.32)
    Libraries: $985,000 ($50.26)
    General - Other: $766,000 ($39.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $383,000 ($19.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $358,000 ($18.27)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($15.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $176,000 ($8.98)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($0.51)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($2.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $4,097,000 ($209.06)
    Corporate Bonds: $2,196,000 ($112.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,418,000 ($72.36)
    Benefit Payments: $1,179,000 ($60.16)
    Other Investments - Other: $343,000 ($17.50)
    Withdrawals: $55,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $375,000 ($19.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,837,000 ($93.74)
    Electric Utilities: $603,000 ($30.77)
    General Public Building: $486,000 ($24.80)
    Police Protection: $276,000 ($14.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $264,000 ($13.47)
    Air Transportation: $219,000 ($11.18)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($8.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $150,000 ($7.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($5.46)
    Libraries: $104,000 ($5.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($2.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($0.66)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.61)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,255,000 ($727.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $985,000 ($50.26)

Bartow government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,916,000 ($199.83)
    Air Transportation: $3,359,000 ($171.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,812,000 ($143.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,513,000 ($77.21)
    Other: $605,000 ($30.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $199,000 ($10.15)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($5.97)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $404,000 ($20.62)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $202,000 ($10.31)
    Local Employee Contribution: $130,000 ($6.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($6.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $112,000 ($5.72)
    Other: $39,000 ($1.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,985,000 ($101.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $546,000 ($27.86)
    Special Assessments: $395,000 ($20.16)
    Interest Earnings: $191,000 ($9.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $89,000 ($4.54)
    Sale of Property: $69,000 ($3.52)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $37,328,000 ($1904.78)
    Water Utilities: $3,558,000 ($181.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,360,000 ($69.40)
    Other: $419,000 ($21.38)
  • Tax - Property: $2,829,000 ($144.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,783,000 ($90.98)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $847,000 ($43.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $803,000 ($40.98)
    Other License: $151,000 ($7.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($1.22)

Bartow government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,300,000 ($2005.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,648,000 ($1819.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,694,000 ($290.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,042,000 ($104.20)

Bartow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,078,000 ($157.06)
    Total Other Securities: $589,000 ($30.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,801,000 ($1367.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $807,000 ($41.18)

8.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.82% ($41,918 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.81% ($35,724)
from Osceola County, FL  0.78% ($34,937)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.73% ($38,634 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.64% ($39,765)
to Osceola County, FL  0.54% ($31,835)
Businesses in Bartow, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Office Depot1
AutoZone1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bartow:

  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WBAR (1460 AM; 1 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: BARTOW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5 kW; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bartow:

  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W242AK (96.3 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • W254AI (98.7 FM; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bartow:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bartow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.3mTotal length
  • $144,000Total costs
  • 308,337Total average daily traffic
  • 43,884Total average daily truck traffic
  • 495,235Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bartow, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bartow, FL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bartow)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bartow, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bartow)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bartow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$135,60715$91,10281$136,0279$38,16211$83,3427$58,616
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$116,9432$56,98513$117,3581$3,4501$75,9801$57,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$100,2037$67,60463$120,7479$34,0377$66,0114$36,695
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$137,6942$118,89524$135,3881$46,3502$82,7552$85,320
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$43,1701$83,9806$96,7470$02$52,7851$66,480

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0150.00 , 0151.00, 0152.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$235,4172$131,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$127,9980$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$58,790

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0150.00 , 0151.00, 0152.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bartow, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bartow, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 171. The highest number of reported fires - 230 took place in 2010, and the least - 93 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bartow, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.6%), and Structure Fires (24.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bartow, FL
    • 1,58454.6%Outside Fires
    • 72024.8%Structure Fires
    • 53318.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 652.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bartow, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bartow, Florida:

  • Tropical Motel, 1480 E Main St, Bartow, Florida 33830
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1565 N Broadway Ave, Bartow, Florida 33830 , Phone: (863) 533-8070, Fax: (863) 519-5035
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Bartow, 205 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd, Bartow, Florida 33830 , Phone: (863) 535-5007
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bartow, Florida
Most common first names in Bartow, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21071.4 years
John16973.4 years
Mary16176.0 years
William15674.4 years
Robert14369.6 years
George9374.1 years
Willie9273.2 years
Charles8270.3 years
Thomas6770.8 years
Annie5679.9 years
Most common last names in Bartow, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11972.9 years
Williams10873.6 years
Johnson9772.8 years
Jones8770.0 years
Brown5877.2 years
Davis5771.9 years
Wilson4974.3 years
Stephens4776.3 years
White4373.5 years
Allen3676.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bartow, FL
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bartow, FL
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Bartow compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Bartow on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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