The unemployment rate in Polk County is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 15.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October 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 Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Polk County's population is 16,722 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 29.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Polk County is $109,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.5%. Check out the homes in the area
Polk County public schools spend $8,096 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education