Bartow, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 273 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.4%
Males: 133  (49.0%)
Females: 140  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30413.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,069 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Bartow:

$38,069
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,401 (it was $11,873 in 2000)

Bartow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,673 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Bartow:

$43,673
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $57,590; Detached houses: $80,321; Mobile homes: $25,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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Bartow races chart
  • Black alone - 167 (58.4%)
  • White alone - 118 (41.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bartow: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.2%), English (4.1%), French (2.3%), Irish (1.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 240 people per square mile   (very low).

Bartow,GA real estate house value index trend

Bartow, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Bartow:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bartow town:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.9%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bartow, Georgia as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bartow to the number of sex offenders is 91 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,066 (2.3%)

Bartow satellite photo by USGS

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

Bartow household income distribution Bartow home values distribution

Crime rates in Bartow by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 001
per 100,000 0.00.0442.5
Thefts 100
per 100,000 438.60.00.0
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson N/A00
per 100,000 N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.1) 17.90.031.5

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.19
Georgia average:

2.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Bartow-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 10% smaller 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 near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from Bartow center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.2 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 151.4 miles away from Bartow center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bartow topographic map

Birthplace of: Robby Wells - Football coach, Lonnie Coleman - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bartow:

  • NEPHROLOGY CENTERS OF AMERICA LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • RAI PEACHTREE ST LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • JEFFERSON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • GLENDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WADLEY, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bartow:

  • East Georgia State College (about 22 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 46 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 47 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 50 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 51 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 59 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)

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Notable location: Bartow Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bartow Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14

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

BARTOW (Population served: 416, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2010), St BCA signed (MAR-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2000), St Intentional no-action (NOV-05-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bartow compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bartow travel time to work - commute Bartow mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bartow town (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.74%
Here: 43.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents53.6%24.2%5.1%5.0%3.6%
Congregations35.3%23.5%3.9%5.9%2.0%
NameAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.7%1.3%0.8%2.5%
Congregations7.8%3.9%3.9%2.0%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jefferson County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jefferson County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jefferson County:

9.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

35.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

14.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,550
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,300$15,6001$206
Other and Unallocable 2$4,597$27,5820$0
Totals for Government 3$5,897$23,5887$1,756

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richmond County, GA  1.06% ($24,672 average AGI)
from Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($24,261)
from Burke County, GA  0.37% ($27,909)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richmond County, GA  1.24% ($21,720 average AGI)
to Burke County, GA  0.41% ($21,360)
to Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($37,826)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bartow:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPEH (1420 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAT (800 AM; 1 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bartow:

  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBN (107.5 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, GA; Owner: D/B/A DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WXRS-FM (100.5 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bartow:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)

Bartow fatal accident list:

Jan 8, 2008 11:40 PM, Sr-78, Lat: 32.87917, Lon: -82.47070, 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
  • On Sr 242, 3.1 Mi. W Of Int. Of Sr 242 & Us Hwy319/221. (Lat: 32.877500 Lon: -82.525833), Type: 79.6, Overall height: 76.5 m
    Registrant: 4045291493, , 99 SPRING ST., SW, C&S DEPT.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall Hwy 221 Church St (Lat: 32.867111 Lon: -82.474861), Call Sign: KVA387, Licensee ID: L00653739
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.310 MHz, 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013
    Registrant: City Of Bartow, Bartow, GA 30413, Phone: (912) 364-3300
  • BARTOW SAD, Rr Mp S 111.5 (Lat: 32.881000 Lon: -82.475139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNUS499, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.115 MHz, 161.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 11/15/2015
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Bartow, Lat: 32.860278 Lon: -82.551111, Call Sign: WPXA856
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2003, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr.
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • STATION, 3 Mi W Of Inter Us 221 & Ga 242 Near (Lat: 32.877556 Lon: -82.525833), Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: KRG65
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2008, Expiration Date: 07/15/2018
    Registrant: Central Of Georgia Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB4PFV, Licensee ID: L00984648
    Grant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/24/2015, Certifier: Donald R Hodges
    Registrant: Donald R Hodges, 5845 Moxley Bartow Rd, Bartow, GA 30413

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bartow, GA
Most common first names in Bartow, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie1877.0 years
William1170.1 years
John1179.1 years
Mary1079.5 years
Annie980.2 years
Robert966.2 years
Charlie879.1 years
Henry772.7 years
James773.7 years
George672.7 years
Most common last names in Bartow, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3376.1 years
Jackson2675.7 years
Josey1579.0 years
Salter1370.5 years
Williams1269.3 years
Powell1278.6 years
Brown1171.1 years
Hall1168.6 years
Jordan1178.5 years
Davis1171.8 years

Bartow on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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