Overview for Cartersville, GA

22,626 people live in Cartersville, where the median age is 36.2 and the average individual income is $32,625. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.2 years

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1. The Historic Downtown Area
One of the best features of Cartersville is its historic downtown area, which is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and businesses. In addition to being a beautiful place to walk around, the downtown area also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including car shows, farmers markets, concerts, and festivals.

2. The Weather
Cartersville enjoys moderate temperatures year-round, with an average high of only 78 degrees in July and August. The city experiences all four seasons, but winters are relatively mild compared to other parts of the country.

3. The Outdoors
Cartersville is the perfect place for you if you love spending time outdoors. There are numerous hiking and camping opportunities in the nearby mountains, and Lake Allatoona is only a short drive away. The city also has its wakeboarding park, perfect for summer days.

4. The Food
Southern food is known for being delicious, and Cartersville does not disappoint. From barbecue to fried chicken to boiled peanuts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And don’t forget about dessert — the area is home to a number of excellent bakeries.

5. The History
Cartersville has a rich history dating back to the 19th century. The city was an essential stop on the Underground Railroad, and it was also the site of the first outdoor painted wall advertisement for Coca-Cola.

6. The Shopping
In addition to the many shops downtown, Cartersville also has a number of malls and shopping centers. Whether looking for clothes, home goods, or anything in between, you’re sure to find what you need.

7. The Museums
Cartersville is home to two museums: the Booth Western Art Museum and the Civil War Naval Museum. The former is one of only two museums in the Southeast dedicated to the Western United States, while the latter features a collection of over 400 artifacts from the Civil War era.

8. The Sports
If you’re a fan of sports, Cartersville has you covered. The city is home to a minor league baseball team, the Rome Braves, as well as a semi-professional football team, the Georgia Firebirds. There are also numerous youth and adult sports leagues.

9. The Location
Cartersville is conveniently located about 45 miles north of Atlanta, making it an easy drive for weekend getaways or day trips to the city. But even if you don’t want to leave town, there’s plenty to do in Cartersville itself.

10. The People
Last but not least, the people of Cartersville are what make the city truly special. The community is friendly and welcoming, and there’s a strong sense of pride in the area. Whether you’re new to town or a lifelong resident, you’ll feel at home here.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Cartersville, GA

Cartersville has 8,525 households, with an average household size of 2.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cartersville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,626 people call Cartersville home. The population density is 790.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

50.88 / 49.12%

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Schools in Cartersville, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cartersville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Cartersville Middle School
6th - 8th
Cartersville High School
9th - 12th
Cartersville Primary School
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Cartersville Elementary School
3rd - 5th
Trinity School Of Cartersville
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Excel Christian Academy
K - 12th
No rating available
Rollins Child Development Center
PreK - K
No rating available

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