The unemployment rate in Polk County is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Polk County jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Polk County's cost of living is 11.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Polk county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Polk County's population is 43,328 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.2%. 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 . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%.
Polk County public schools spend $12,569 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Polk County. More Education