The unemployment rate in Polk County is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 5.5% 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, 62.2% to 36.6%. More Voting Stats
Polk County's population is 20,434 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.7 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 6.2%.
Polk County public schools spend $11,308 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education