is a city located in Bartow County, Georgia
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 15,925. The city is the county seat
of Bartow County6
Geography\nCartersville is located at 34°10'35" North, 84°48'14" West (34.176405, -84.803916)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 60.9 km²
). 60.6 km² (23.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.51% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 15,925 people, 5,870 households, and 4,132 families residing in the city. The population density
is 262.9/km² (680.7/mi²). There are 6,130 housing units at an average density of 101.2/km² (262.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 76.53% White, 17.04% African American
, 0.28% Native American
, 0.82% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.76% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. 7.28% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 5,870 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% are married couples living together, 13.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% are non-families. 25.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.10.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $41,162, and the median income for a family is $48,219. Males have a median income of $35,092 versus $25,761 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,977. 11.4% of the population and 8.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.7% are under the age of 18 and 15.4% are 65 or older.