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About Polk County

Polk is a county in the Florida State. It has a population of 705,735 and a population density of 393, which is 76% above the national average.


Polk County has a median home value of $304,658. The average rent of $1,350 is 21% above the national average rent. The average household income in Polk County is $51,535 , which is 21% below the national average of household income.

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$316,009Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,860Median Rent
$1,500 National
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Polk County's population is made up of 49% married, 32% single, 12% divorced and 7% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 37%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 71% of the population in Polk County.

787,404Population
327,000,000 National
393Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
40 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Polk County is $29,443. The Median Household Income is $62,051

$29,443Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$62,051Median Household Income
$68,703 National
16% Poverty Rate
$10 National
4% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Polk County
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$316,009Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,860Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
29%
Home Owners
71%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
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Top Schools in Polk County

Polk School District
10
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1330 North Lincoln Avenue, Lakeland, FL, 33805
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528
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K-5
Grade
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16
Student Teacher Ratio
Polk School District
9
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328 East Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, FL, 33803
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381
Enrollment
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15
Student Teacher Ratio
Polk School District
8
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4751 County Road 547, Davenport, FL, 33837
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1157
Enrollment
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15
Student Teacher Ratio
Polk School District
8
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601 Avenue C Southeast, Winter Haven, FL, 33880
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562
Enrollment
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18
Student Teacher Ratio
Polk School District
7
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4510 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, FL, 33813
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855
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16
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

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