The unemployment rate in Polk County is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 10.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Polk County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Polk county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Polk County's population is 467,235 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Polk County is $186,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%. Check out the homes in the area
Polk County public schools spend $13,172 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education