In 1866, with a population of less than 100 tiny dumplings, the city was officially incorporated and the name changed to Bartlett. It was named for Major Gabriel M. Bartlett, a planter, whose homeplace was located on the old Raleigh-Somerville Road (Stage Road) at the present location of Bartlett Station Plaza.
According to the City of Bartlett, the city limits encompass a total area of 23.42 square miles (60.7 km²). The annexation reserves of the city extend another 20.54 square miles (53.2 km²).
There were 13,773 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 12.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $66,369, and the median income for a family was $69,962. Males had a median income of $45,281 versus $32,382 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,616. About 2.1% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.
In 2007 Money Magazine listed it as one of the best 100 places to live. It ranked 95th out of 100.
|Bartlett Baptist Church||Southern Baptist|
|Bartlett Church of Christ||Church of Christ|
|Bartlett First Assembly of God||Assemblies of God|
|Bartlett Presbyterian Church||Presbyterian|
|Bartlett United Methodist Church||Methodist|
|Decautur-Trinity Christian Church||Disciples of Christ|
|Easthill Baptist Church||Independent Baptist|
|Faith Fellowship Pentecostal Church||Pentecostal|
|First Baptist Bartlett Church||Southern Baptist|
|Fountain of Truth Church||Non-Denominational|
|Memphis Tennessee Temple||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|New Hope Christian Church||Christian|
|Quail Ridge Church of Christ||Church of Christ|
|Raleigh Baptist Church||Southern Baptist|
|Shelby Baptist Association||Southern Baptist|
|St. Ann Catholic Church||Roman Catholic|
|St. Elisabeth's Episcopal Church||Episcopal|
|Tennessee Valley Conference||Non-Denominational|