Bartow, Florida Population 2020

20,640
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Bartow is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 20,640, it is the 117th largest city in Florida and the 1799th largest city in the United States. Bartow is currently growing at a rate of 1.76% annually and its population has increased by 19.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,298 in 2010. Spanning over 53 miles, Bartow has a population density of 447 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bartow is $58,939 with a poverty rate of 17.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Bartow is 37.4 years, 36.4 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Bartow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bartow was:

  • White: 69.30%
  • Black or African American: 21.59%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Other race: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bartow, Florida is 20,640, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,926.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,298.

Bartow, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,21069.30%
Black or African American4,11521.59%
Two or More Races7383.87%
Asian5773.03%
Some Other Race3972.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.14%
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Bartow Population Pyramid 2020

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Bartow Median Age

37.4


Total

36.4


Male

38.5


Female

Bartow Adults

There are 14,117 adults, (3,097 of whom are seniors) in Bartow.

Bartow Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bartow Sex Ratio

Female

9,983

52.37%

Male

9,080

47.63%

Bartow Households and Families

Bartow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bartow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
Male60.7%39.3%
All58.2%41.8%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family42.4%57.6%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5342.8358.2
Married3,0933.3574.3
Non Family2,0981.2742.4
Female1,1294.0843.2
Male2143.9960.7

3.47

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bartow Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5154.11%
9th to 12th Grade8466.75%
High School Graduate4,88939.02%
Some College2,35018.76%
Associates Degree1,2189.72%
Bachelors Degree2,00816.03%
Graduate Degree7025.60%
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Bartow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,0987,4411,652
Black2,4162,100453
Hispanic1,5421,213338
Asian430373259
Other Race23916915
Multiple Races22622475
Native American18188

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.23%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,332$37,688$27,165
Less Than High School$22,639$25,385$18,984
High School Grad$25,006$27,907$21,081
Some College$32,489$42,250$26,788
Bachelors Degree$40,124$57,250$35,795
Graduate Degree$63,125$$53,359

$32,332

Average Earnings

$37,688

Average Male

$27,165

Average Female

Bartow Language

Bartow Language by Age

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Bartow Language

83.57% of Bartow residents speak only English, while 16.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.45% of the population.

Bartow Poverty

Bartow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,1761,09334.41%
White10,5881,0399.81%
Black3,93888322.42%
Multiple71210614.89%
Asian57710217.68%
Other3977017.63%

17.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.33%

Male Poverty Rate

18.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bartow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bartow is Hispanic, with 34.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bartow is White, with 9.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.34%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.01%
High School16.89%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.44%
Female Unemployed37.10%
Male Employed9.05%
Female Employed6.55%

Bartow Income

Bartow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,850$58,939
Families$60,886$70,572
Married Families$69,713-
Non Families$21,915$31,224
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Bartow Marital Status

Bartow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bartow Married by Age and Sex

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Bartow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bartow Marital Status by Race

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Bartow Veterans

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1,347

Number of Veterans

1,134

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam401
First Gulf War249
Second Gulf War229
World War II106
Korea101
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74368
75+295
55 to 64269
18 to 34224
35 to 54191
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16111.42%
Black1705.83%
Hispanic432.33%
2 or More82.44%
Indian844.44%

Bartow Veterans by Education

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3.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bartow Employment Status

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.99%

Born in Florida

92.73%

Native Born

7.27%

Foreign Born

4.62%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.73% of Bartow residents were born in the United States, with 55.99% having been born in Florida. 4.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,6403571.76%
201920,2833571.79%
201819,9264262.18%
201719,5003571.86%
201619,1435202.79%
201518,6234882.69%
201418,1354362.46%
201317,6992051.17%
201217,4941520.88%
201117,3421410.82%
201017,2011,8611.15%
200015,3406240.42%
199014,716-64-0.04%
198014,7801,8891.38%
197012,891420.03%
196012,8494,1553.98%
19508,6942,5363.51%
19406,1588891.57%
19305,2691,0662.29%
19204,2031,5414.67%
19102,6620.00%