Bartow County is located in north-western Georgia. The County Seat is Cartersville and the largest city is Cartersville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bartowga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 101,736 and the 2010 census population was 100,157. The land area is 459.54 square miles and there are 217.9 persons per square mile.
85.8% of the population is White, 10.8% is Black or African American, 7.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 80.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $128,500, there are 34,567 households, an average of 2.88 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,022, the median household income is $47,197, and 17.1% of the persons in Bartow County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,679. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,177,422, and sales per capita were $12,699. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.2%.
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