polk County, North Carolina 

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Population

20,434

+0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$47,534

Median Home Price

$216,200

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Polk County / Cities / Zip Codes
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September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Polk County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


polk, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Polk County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly conservative
City: Tryon, Columbus, 3 total
Zip Codes: 28722 28782 28756 28773


Highlights

ECONOMY
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 or Compare Polk County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Polk county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.2% to 36.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Polk County's population is 20,434 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Polk County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
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



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Housing Market in polk

It's a good time to buy in Polk. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Polk is .

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ZIP CODES IN POLK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
28722 28782 28756 28773

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