Bartow, FL

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Living in Bartow

Bartow is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,309 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bartow is the 147th largest community in Florida.

Bartow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bartow is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bartow who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), sales jobs (8.80%), and personal care services (7.46%).

Also of interest is that Bartow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Bartow overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Bartow, 21.96% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bartow in 2018 was $24,357, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,428 for a family of four. However, Bartow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bartow is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bartow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bartow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bartow also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bartow include English, Irish, German, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Bartow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.