The unemployment rate in Polk County is 2.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Polk county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 79.4% to 18.4%. More Voting Stats
Polk County's population is 5,201 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Polk County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.
Polk County public schools spend $16,772 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.5 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education