Polk County Profiles

Polk County

Population

Total Population

44,782

Population
Growth Rate

0.14%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

12.000

Housing & Income

Households

18,515

Total Housing Units

24,942


Owner Occupied

13,943

Renter Occupied

4,572

Vacant

6,427

Median Home Value

$173,312


Average Home Value

$201,999

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.30%


Per Capita Income

2.84%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,397 $62,388


Average Household

$71,983 $82,282


Per Capita

$29,776 $34,246

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,952

Total Employed

17,913

Workers 16+

20,878

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

52

Employed

171

Mining

Businesses

2

Employed

25

Utilities

Businesses

7

Employed

120

Construction

Businesses

183

Employed

757

Manufacturing

Businesses

114

Employed

3,096

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

73

Employed

710

Some
High School

1,476

Graduated
High School

10,899

Associates
Degree

4,142

Bachelor's
Degree

4,727

Graduate
Degree

2,208

Average Commute Time

29 min.



Resident Commuters

12,463

Non-Resident Commuters

3,880

Drive Alone

16,943

Carpooled

1,985

Public

30

Work At Home

1,077