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Polk County Demographics

Population

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Polk County 41,319 44,205 43,934 43,771
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Age

Population 2010 2016 2021
0-4 2,714 2,503 2,380
5-9 2,828 2,692 2,545
10-14 2,920 2,815 2,867
15-19 2,976 2,592 2,651
20-24 1,901 2,329 1,980
25-29 2,279 2,202 2,287
30-34 2,427 2,419 2,274
35-39 2,578 2,477 2,517
40-44 3,020 2,632 2,564
45-49 3,666 2,976 2,630
50-54 3,624 3,465 2,978
55-59 3,400 3,555 3,367
60-64 2,808 3,268 3,446
65-69 2,122 2,759 3,076
70-74 1,728 1,913 2,459
75-79 1,257 1,400 1,602
80-84 959 924 1,096
85+ 998 1,013 1,052
18+ 33,705 34,261 34,265
Median Age 42 44 45
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Race

Polk County 2016
Total 43,934
White Alone 95.960
Black Alone 0.430
American Indian Alone 1.060
Asian Alone 0.560
Pacific Islander Alone 0.020
Some Other Race 0.630
Two or More Races 1.350
Hispanic Origin 1.870
Diversity Index 11.300
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Households

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Households 16,254 18,004 18,180 18,255
Housing Units 21,129 24,248 24,595 24,775
Owner Occupied Units 14,015 14,072
Renter Occupied Units 4,165 4,183
Vacant Units 6,415 6,520
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Polk County 2016 2021
Median Household $51,859 $56,890
Average Household $64,956 $71,327
Per Capita $27,001 $29,870
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

Polk County 2016
<$15,000 1,696
$15,000 - $24,999 1,955
$25,000 - $34,999 2,211
$35,000 - $49,999 2,773
$50,000 - $74,999 3,996
$75,000 - $99,999 2,496
$100,000 - $149,999 2,080
$150,000 - $199,999 583
$200,000+ 390
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Growth Rate

Polk County 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population -0% -0%
Households 0% 0%
Families 0% 0%
Median Household Income 2%
Per Capita Income 2%
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Polk County Quality Life

Home Value

Polk County 2016 2021
Median Home Value $179,700 $205,502
Average Home Value $209,609 $232,312
<$50,000 962 562
$50,000 - $99,999 1,636 906
$100,000 - $149,999 2,757 1,832
$150,000 - $199,999 2,782 3,415
$200,000 - $249,999 2,083 2,917
$250,000 - $299,999 1,313 1,708
$300,000 - $399,999 1,397 1,583
$400,000 - $499,999 550 587
$500,000 - $749,999 379 383
$750,000 - $999,999 103 125
$1,000,000 + 53 54
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 112
2000-2009 4,485
1990-1999 3,935
1980-1989 2,756
1970-1979 3,803
1960-1969 1,868
1950-1959 1,871
1940-1949 1,395
1939 or Before 4,053
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 20,709
In-County Residents 12,625
Out-of-County Residents 3,506
Drive Alone 16,691
Carpooled 2,089
Public Transport 48
Work at Home 1,166
Less than 5 minutes 1,315
5-9 minutes 2,303
10-14 minutes 2,486
15-19 minutes 2,341
20-24 minutes 2,136
25-29 minutes 1,035
30-34 minutes 2,097
35-39 minutes 580
40-44 minutes 581
45-59 minutes 1,804
60-89 minutes 1,895
90+ minutes 970
Average Travel Time 29
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Polk County Workforce Occupations

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 19,511
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 248
Mining 15
Utilities 130
Construction 1,244
Manufacturing 3,702
Wholesale Trade 752
   
Retail Trade 2,345
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 241
Furn & Home Furnish Str 78
Electronics & Appl Store 42
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 369
Food & Beverage Stores 715
Health/Pers Care Stores 92
Gasoline Stations 131
Clothing/Accessory Store 16
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 45
General Merchandise Str 462
Misc Store Retailers 138
Nonstore Retailers 16
   
Transportation/Warehouse 324
Information 336
   
Finance & Insurance 484
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 208
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 120
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 156
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 303
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 551
Legal Services 73
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 264
Educational Services 1,727
HealthCare/Social Assist 2,753
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 308
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 1,903
Accommodation 853
Food Srv/Drinking Places 1,050
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 1,009
Auto Repair/Maintenance 120
Public Administration Emp 1,070
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Polk County Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 2,334
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 88
Mining Bus 1
Utilities Bus 10
Construction Bus 239
Manufacturing Bus 113
Wholesale Trade Bus 78
   
Retail Trade Bus 280
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 45
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 15
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 10
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 42
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 47
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 17
Gasoline Stations Bus 18
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 8
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 18
General Merchandise Str Bus 10
Misc Store Retailers Bus 46
Nonstore Retailers Bus 4
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 73
Information Bus 43
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 187
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 135
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 20
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 32
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 95
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 125
Legal Services Bus 23
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 73
Educational Services Bus 46
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 149
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 52
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 144
Accommodation Bus 29
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 115
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 301
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 53
Public Administration Bus 160
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Polk County Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 1,684
Graduated High School 10,591
Associates Degree 3,650
Bachelor's Degree 4,358
Graduate Degree 1,974
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Education Expenses

Category Amount
College Tuition $18,989,720
College School Books/Supplies $936,628
Voc/Tech School Books/Supplies $19,738
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

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