The unemployment rate in Polk County is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 15.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Polk County, while July and August 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 46,974 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 29.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Polk County is $141,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%. Check out the homes in the area
Polk County public schools spend $10,746 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education