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The 2000 Census showed that Bartow County had a population of 76,019 people. This represented 0.93% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 26th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Bartow had a population of 96,217 people. This is an increase of 26.57% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010100,157+31.75%+4.09% since 2009
200996,217+26.57%+1.28% since 2008
200894,999+24.97%+2.46% since 2007
200792,717+21.97%+2.6% since 2006
200690,369+18.88%+2.52% since 2005
200588,150+15.96%+2.33% since 2004
200486,145+13.32%+2.02% since 2003
200384,440+11.08%+2.67% since 2002
200282,246+8.19%+3.44% since 2001
200179,513+4.6%+4.6% since 2000
200076,019The Last Census

Bartow County had 28,751 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Bartow County has a total area<3> of 470.1 square miles [1,217 km²]. Of this total, 459.4 square miles [1,189 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.27%) being water (10.69 square miles [27.68 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Bartow County had a population density of 165.5 people per square mile [63.9 people/km²], making it the state's 33rd most densely populated county (out of 159 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Bartow County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Bartow and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Bartow County QuickFact (QF-13015).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Bartow County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Bartow County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
CherokeeQF-13057   E215,084141,90351.57%
CobbQF-13067   SE714,692607,75117.6%
FloydQF-13115   W96,25090,5656.28%
GordonQF-13129   N53,29244,10420.83%
PauldingQF-13223   S136,65581,67867.31%
PickensQF-13227   NE31,26422,98336.03%
PolkQF-13233   SW42,29838,12710.94%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Bartow. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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