Bartow, Florida 

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Population

18,705

+8.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$42,551

Median Home Price

$139,500

Best Places to Live in Bartow, Florida

Mid-sized city/Resort city - Central Florida, 25 miles inland from the Tampa Bay area. November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Bartow, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Leisure activities
Cost of living
Attractive setting
Cons
Growth & sprawl
Low educational attainment
Summer heat and humidity
 $299,000 
5436 Wells Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 1187 SqFt
 $199,997 
640 E Wabash St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2416 SqFt
 $195,500 
3630 Highway 60 E
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 750 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Lakeland-Winter Haven Metro Area

Lakeland historically has been a major agricultural center with citrus growing, processing, and distribution, and a large phosphate mining industry mainly to the west. Winter Haven is a rapidly growing resort area to the east, and both places, taking advantage of a strategic location between major Florida centers of Tampa Bay and Orlando and relatively low housing costs, are becoming retirement and family living destinations.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Bartow
Zip Codes: 33830
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 214 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bartow is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bartow jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bartow's cost of living is 16.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bartow's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Bartow, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Polk county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bartow's population is 18,705 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bartow is $139,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Bartow public schools spend $9,657 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Bartow. More Education



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Housing Market in Bartow

It's a good time to buy in Bartow. Home Appreciation is up 10.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Bartow Real Estate

The median home price in Bartow is $139,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Bartow   4 Reviews
Bartow Needs A Renovation - 1/27/2019
I lived in Bartow for a year and a half before moving to Lakeland. The town seems so oppressed. The housing market is costly–$140,000 is the average price for a brick... Read More

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Infringement upon property owners - 10/4/2013
The city council in this town need to get a grip on reality and understand that they work for the people who pay their taxes. The city ordinance that prevents property... Read More

The Rights of Property Owners - 10/4/2013
I find the city ordinance that does not allow homeowners to place small signs in their yards stating essentially "god bless the USA" utterly ridiculous. As a proud... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BARTOW, FLORIDA
33830

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$299,000
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Bed 2 | Bath 3

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