Polk City, Florida 

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Population

2,193

45% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$37,917

Avg. Home Price

$171,700

Best Places to Live in Polk City, Florida

Mid-sized city/Resort city - Central Florida, 25 miles inland from the Tampa Bay area
Pros
-Leisure activities
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Low educational attainment
-Summer heat and humidity

Local Listings in Polk, City, FL
 $142,000 
7034 Berkley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1040 SqFt
 $142,000 
7034 Berkley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1040 SqFt
  


What Bert Has To Say About Lakeland-Winter Haven Metro Area

Lakeland historically has been a major agricultural center with citrus growing, processing, and distribution, and a large phosphate mining industry mainly to the west. Winter Haven is a rapidly growing resort area to the east, and both places, taking advantage of a strategic location between major Florida centers of Tampa Bay and Orlando and relatively low housing costs, are becoming retirement and family living destinations.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Polk County
Metro Area: Lakeland-Winter Haven Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Polk City
Zip Codes: 33868
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 214 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Polk City is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk City jobs have increased by 2.89%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk City's cost of living is 1.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Polk City's Cost of Living

VOTING
Polk county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Polk City's population is 2,193 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.66%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Polk City is $177,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.95%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Polk City

SCHOOLS
Polk City public schools spend $9,657 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Polk City. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Polk City

It's a good time to buy in Polk City. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Polk City Real Estate or Find top agents in Polk City

The median home price in Polk City is $171,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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What $180,000 will get for a home. - 1/3/2007
A three bedroom 2 bath 1200 square foot home with a two car garage will cost $179,000. In my opinion, houses in this price range need a lot of work. I found one that was... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN POLK CITY, FLORIDA
33868

NEW LISTINGS IN POLK CITY FL
$142,000
7034 Berkley Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

  

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