Cartersville, Georgia Population 2021

22,950
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Cartersville is a city located in Bartow County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Bartow County. With a 2020 population of 22,950, it is the 47th largest city in Georgia and the 1673rd largest city in the United States . Cartersville is currently growing at a rate of 2.66% annually and its population has increased by 16.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,731 in 2010. Cartersville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 29 miles, Cartersville has a population density of 791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cartersville is $75,347 with a poverty rate of 19.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $886 per month, and the median house value is $188,900. The median age in Cartersville is 36 years, 35.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Cartersville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cartersvillewas:

  • White: 74.38%
  • Black or African American: 18.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Other race: 2.10%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cartersville, Georgia is 22,950 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,731.

Cartersville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,52474.38%
Black or African American3,91718.77%
Two or More Races8724.18%
Some Other Race4392.10%
Asian910.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.13%
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Cartersville Population by Race

Cartersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Cartersville Median Age

36


Total

35.1


Male

36.8


Female

Cartersville Adults

There are 15,435 adults, (3,245 of whom are seniors) in Cartersville.

Cartersville Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cartersville Sex Ratio

Female

10,541

50.51%

Male

10,329

49.49%

Cartersville Population by Age

Cartersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cartersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female27.5%72.5%
Male42.1%57.9%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
All53.8%46.2%
Married69%31%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cartersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8352.5553.8
Married3,7443.2669
Non Family2,5501.1145.7
Female1,2683.1327.5
Male2733.6342.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Cartersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6624.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,2358.88%
High School Graduate4,09129.41%
Some College3,66226.33%
Associates Degree6384.59%
Bachelors Degree2,62518.87%
Graduate Degree9977.17%
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Cartersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cartersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,9568,8932,934
Black2,5012,106398
Hispanic1,207794147
Other Race32726939
2+ Races184123
Asian838377
Native American272727

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Cartersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,770$44,048$31,777
Less Than 9th Grade$18,125$21,758$8,750
High School Graduate$31,483$37,367$23,417
Some College$38,223$47,905$34,111
Bachelors Degree$48,125$49,936$45,060
Graduate Degree$66,471$73,294$56,250

$36,770

Average Earnings

$44,048

Average Male

$31,777

Average Female

Cartersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cartersville Language by Age

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Cartersville Language

88.28% of Cartersville residents speak only English, while 11.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.56% of the population.

Cartersville Language

Cartersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2661,91214.41%
Hispanic2,25484337.40%
Black3,63179922.00%
Multiple80437746.89%
Other42718242.62%

19.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.43%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cartersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cartersville is Multiple, with 46.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cartersville is White, with 14.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.70%.

Cartersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.39%
High School17.79%
Some College12.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%

Cartersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.05%
Female Employed9.97%
Male Employed5.48%
Female Unemployed2.35%

Cartersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cartersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,351$75,347
Families$64,034$88,354
Married Families$75,863-
Non Families$30,228$44,738
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Income by Household Type

Cartersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cartersville Married by Age and Sex

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Cartersville 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 55-64.

Cartersville Marital Status by Race

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Cartersville Marital Status

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1,310

Number of Veterans

1,123

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam537
Second Gulf War263
First Gulf War171
Korea53
World War II13

Cartersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74494
55 to 64234
35 to 54227
18 to 34178
75+177

Cartersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9928.52%
Black30810.16%
Hispanic141.06%
Other Race103.06%

Cartersville Veterans by Race

Cartersville Veterans by Education

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12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cartersville Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cartersville Employment by Age

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Cartersville Employment by Race

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Cartersville Employment by Education

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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63.23%

Born in Cartersville

93.97%

Native Born

6.03%

Foreign Born

5.16%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.97% of Cartersville residents were born in the United States, with 63.23% having been born in Georgia. 5.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cartersville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,9505952.66%
202022,3555952.73%
201921,7605952.81%
201821,1651770.84%
201720,9885322.60%
201620,4564182.09%
201520,0382361.19%
201419,80270.04%
201319,795670.34%
201219,728-1-0.01%
201119,729-34-0.17%
201019,7633,8382.18%
200015,9253,8902.84%
199012,0352,5272.38%
19809,508-630-0.64%
197010,1381,4701.58%
19608,6681,3981.77%
19507,2701,1291.70%
19406,1418911.58%
19305,2509001.90%
19204,3502830.67%
19104,0679322.64%
19003,135-36-0.11%
18903,1710.00%

Cartersville Population by Year