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Bartow, Georgia
Central of Georgia Railway depot
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°52′52″N 82°28′20″W / 32.88111°N 82.47222°W / 32.88111; -82.47222Coordinates: 32°52′52″N 82°28′20″W / 32.88111°N 82.47222°W / 32.88111; -82.47222
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.92 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
243 ft (74 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 286
 • Estimate 
(2019)
250
 • Density 221.43/sq mi (85.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30413
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-05680
GNIS feature ID 0354475

Bartow is a town in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 286. Initially the town was known as "Spier's Turnout", but was changed to honor the first Confederate officer to die in battle, Colonel Francis S. Bartow of Savannah, Georgia, who was killed at the Battle of Manassas, Virginia on July 21, 1861.

Geography

Bartow is located at 32°52′52″N 82°28′20″W / 32.88111°N 82.47222°W / 32.88111; -82.47222 (32.881111, -82.472222).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 248
1890 437 76.2%
1900 286 −34.6%
1910 384 34.3%
1920 582 51.6%
1930 416 −28.5%
1940 438 5.3%
1950 347 −20.8%
1960 366 5.5%
1970 333 −9.0%
1980 357 7.2%
1990 292 −18.2%
2000 223 −23.6%
2010 286 28.3%
2019 (est.) 250 −12.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 223 people, 95 households, and 68 families living in the town. The population density was 196.1 people per square mile (75.5/km2). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 93.2 per square mile (35.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 40.36% White and 59.64% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35%.

Of the 95 households 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 20.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 26.3% of households were one person and 7.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.82.

The age distribution was 23.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median household income was $23,750 and the median family income was $31,250. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,873. About 25.4% of families and 30.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.9% of those under the age of 18 and 22.9% ages 65 or older.

Notable person

  • Robby Wells, American college football coach and politician
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