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Bartow Surpasses Floyd in Population

Census 2010 numbers were released today and Bartow County has more than 100,000 residents.

It's official. Bartow County has surpassed its neighbor in population.

While Bartow County is one of the several counties in Georgia that grew 25 percent or more from 2000 to 2010, Floyd County grew only 5 to 15 percent.

Bartow's population in 2010 was 100,157 and Floyd's was 96,317. For information on Census numbers for surrounding and other counties in Georgia, see the interactive map.

Cherokee, Pickens and Paulding counties grew 25 percent or more in population, while Cobb and Polk were on par with Floyd's rate of growth.

Here are the breakdowns of the Cartersville, Bartow County and Georgia populations:

Cartersville Population
Total18 years and over NumberPercentNumberPercent Total population 19,731 100.0 14,559 100.0 2000 population 15,925 11,807 Increase 3,806 23.9 2,752 23.3 RACE, 2010
        One race 19,197 97.3 14,288 98.1 White 13,979 70.8 10,759 73.9 Black or African American 3,648 18.5 2,519 17.3 American Indian and Alaska Native 77 0.4 63 0.4 Asian 206 1.0 161 1.1 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 43 0.2 29 0.2 Some Other Race 1,244 6.3 757 5.2 Two or More Races 534 2.7 271 1.9           HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE         Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,505 12.7 1,513 10.4 Not Hispanic or Latino 17,226 87.3 13,046 89.6 One race 16,897 85.6 12,909 88.7 White 13,003 65.9 10,193 70.0 Black or African American 3,592 18.2 2,491 17.1 American Indian and Alaska Native 45 0.2 40 0.3 Asian 196 1.0 154 1.1 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 42 0.2 28 0.2 Some Other Race 19 0.1 3 0.0 Two or More Races 329 1.7 137 0.9           HOUSING UNITS         Total housing units 8,171 100.0               OCCUPANCY STATUS         Occupied housing units 7,250 88.7     Vacant housing units 921 11.3    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

Bartow County Population
Total18 years and over NumberPercentNumberPercent Total population 100,157 100.0 73,357 100.0 2000 population 76,019 54,820 Increase 24,138 31.8 18,537 33.8 RACE         One race 98,065 97.9 72,398 98.7 White 82,862 82.7 62,100 84.7 Black or African American 10,178 10.2 7,112 9.7 American Indian and Alaska Native 393 0.4 297 0.4 Asian 719 0.7 529 0.7 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 60 0.1 42 0.1 Some Other Race 3,853 3.8 2,318 3.2 Two or More Races 2,092 2.1 959 1.3           HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE         Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 7,690 7.7 4,506 6.1 Not Hispanic or Latino 92,467 92.3 68,851 93.9 One race 90,976 90.8 68,197 93.0 White 79,803 79.7 60,334 82.2 Black or African American 10,024 10.0 7,035 9.6 American Indian and Alaska Native 288 0.3 227 0.3 Asian 705 0.7 521 0.7 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 54 0.1 38 0.1 Some Other Race 102 0.1 42 0.1 Two or More Races 1,491 1.5 654 0.9           HOUSING UNITS         Total housing units 39,823 100.0               OCCUPANCY STATUS         Occupied housing units 35,782 89.9     Vacant housing units 4,041 10.1    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

Georgia Population
Total18 years and over NumberPercentNumberPercent Total population 9,687,653 100.0 7,196,101 100.0 2000 population 8,186,453 6,017,219 Increase 1,501,200 18.3 1,178,882 19.6 RACE         One race 9,480,164 97.9 7,089,529 98.5 White 5,787,440 59.7 4,481,721 62.3 Black or African American 2,950,435 30.5 2,097,470 29.1 American Indian and Alaska Native 32,151 0.3 23,053 0.3 Asian 314,467 3.2 236,031 3.3 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 6,799 0.1 4,751 0.1 Some Other Race 388,872 4.0 246,503 3.4 Two or More Races 207,489 2.1 106,572 1.5           HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE         Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 853,689 8.8 539,002 7.5 Not Hispanic or Latino 8,833,964 91.2 6,657,099 92.5 One race 8,681,984 89.6 6,579,754 91.4 White 5,413,920 55.9 4,242,514 59.0 Black or African American 2,910,800 30.0 2,072,946 28.8 American Indian and Alaska Native 21,279 0.2 16,324 0.2 Asian 311,692 3.2 234,164 3.3 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 5,152 0.1 3,699 0.1 Some Other Race 19,141 0.2 10,107 0.1 Two or More Races 151,980 1.6 77,345 1.1           HOUSING UNITS         Total housing units 4,088,801 100.0               OCCUPANCY STATUS         Occupied housing units 3,585,584 87.7     Vacant housing units 503,217 12.3    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

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