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Polk County

 

Polk county is located in west North Carolina. Polk county has 237.79 square miles of land area and 0.75 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Polk county population is 20,352, which has grown 11.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Polk county median household income is $47,534 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.10% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Polk county median house value is $173,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.00% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Polk county is much better than the state average in quality. The Polk county area code is 828.

Population20,352 (2010-2014), rank #84
Population Growth11.07% since 2000, rank #46
Population Density:85.32/sq mi, rank #60
Median Household Income:$47,534 at 2010-2014—31.10% increase since 2000, rank #19
Median House Price:$173,600 at 2010-2014—55.00% increase since 2000, rank #18
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:237.79 sq mi, rank #94
Water Area:0.75 sq mi (0.31%), rank #95
State:North Carolina
School District:
Area Code:828
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Polk County Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

Polk County Cities / Towns

Columbus 1,506LynnTryon 1,681

Polk County Zip Codes

28722 7,0812875028782 6,252

Polk County Census Tracts


 
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