For population 25 years and over in Bartow:
For population 15 years and over in Bartow town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (46.2 miles , pop. 195,182).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (127.1 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (638.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wadley, GA (2.0 miles ), Louisville, GA (3.1 miles ), Davisboro, GA (3.2 miles ), Riddleville, GA (3.4 miles) , Kite, GA (3.7 miles ), Midville, GA (3.8 miles ), Summertown, GA (3.8 miles) , Harrison, GA (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 32.88 N, Longitude: 82.47 W
Area code: 478
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Bartow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bartow, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bartow-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Bartow town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.0 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bartow-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Bartow center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Bartow center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robby Wells - Football coach, Lonnie Coleman - Writer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bartow:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bartow:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bartow and their reported violations in the past:BARTOW (Population served: 494, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bartow compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bartow town (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,454 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,716 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bartow fatal accident list:
Jan 8, 2008 11:40 PM, Sr-78, Lat: 32.879172, Lon: -82.470697, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 17, 1984 09:13 PM, 78, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 1976 05:30 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,790
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,685
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.