Bartow, Florida 

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Population

18,705

+8.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$42,551

Median Home Price

$140,900

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

Local Listings in Bartow
 $250,000 
4916 Ironwood Trl
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3757 SqFt
 $229,900 
760 S Orange Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 2328 SqFt
 $270,000 
3338 E Central Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1998 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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 10.2% 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 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bartow is $140,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.8%. 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 10.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Bartow Real Estate

The median home price in Bartow is $140,900. 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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33830

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NEW LISTINGS IN BARTOW
$250,000
4916 Ironwood Trl
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$229,900
760 S Orange Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$270,000
3338 E Central Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$333,500
6011 Sourwood Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$268,999
6111 Black Walnut Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$297,500
6028 Sourwood Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$245,000
3636 Wellington Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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