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Barton is a town in Allegany County, in the Cumberland metro area.
The community was named for Barton, England
The latitude of Barton is 39.530N. The longitude is -79.017W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,237 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 460.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cumberland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21521 ZIP code.
27% of Barton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barton was $14,453, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Barton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Barton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $631.
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barton political report.
The average commute time for Barton workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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