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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Polk County is $29,567, which is higher than the state average of $27,339 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Polk County median household income is $54,375, which has grown by 43.78% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Polk County residents spend 19.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 17.7 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #8

Polk County
29,567 USD
Nebraska
27,339 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Polk County
29,906 USD
Nebraska
29,063 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Polk County
40,817 USD
Nebraska
34,967 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Polk County
21,654 USD
Nebraska
23,440 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #12
Polk County
54,375 USD
Nebraska
52,400 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Polk County
69,263 USD
Nebraska
68,081 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #48
Polk County
43.78%
Nebraska
33.50%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income30.03%$18,703, see rank23.60%$14,30321.11%$16,919
Social Security Income33.24%$18,073, see rank27.63%$17,98329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.16%$3,950, see rank2.18%$2,8012.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.56%$15,397, see rank13.78%$19,99117.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Polk County
66,090 USD
Nebraska
66,188 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Polk County
83,210 USD
Nebraska
81,503 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
White$54,444, see rank$54,303$56,900
Hispanic$39,375, see rank$39,328$42,396
One Race, Other$54,219, see rank$40,862$40,300
Two or More Races$63,438, see rank$39,139$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
less than 25$23,636, see rank$26,753$25,788
25 to 44$58,977, see rank$56,879$58,398
45 to 64$63,542, see rank$65,436$65,027
65 or over$39,044, see rank$36,868$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over4,230, see rank1,442,692248,775,628
Male12,085, 49.29%, see rank49.20%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,583, 75.92%, see rank75.44%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces22, 0.10%, see rank0.56%0.73%
Male, Civilian21,581, 75.83%, see rank74.88%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,546, 97.79%, see rank94.29%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed335, 2.21%, see rank5.71%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2502, 24.08%, see rank24.56%30.72%
Female12,145, 50.71%, see rank50.80%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,303, 60.75%, see rank65.68%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.11%
Female, Civilian21,303, 60.75%, see rank65.60%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,253, 96.16%, see rank94.91%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed350, 3.84%, see rank5.09%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2842, 39.25%, see rank34.32%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,732, 100%945,395141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,087, 76.39%, see rank81.19%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled291, 10.65%, see rank9.63%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.69%5.06%
Walked107, 3.92%, see rank2.77%2.78%
Other Means22, 0.81%, see rank1.27%1.79%
Worked at Home225, 8.24%, see rank4.45%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Polk County
19.0 minutes
Nebraska
17.7 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,799957,508143,435,233
Male11,546, 55.23%, see rank52.34%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2526, 34.02%, see rank32.31%33.12%
Service Occupations2100, 6.47%, see rank12.07%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2172, 11.13%, see rank17.50%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2116, 7.50%, see rank2.29%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2195, 12.61%, see rank9.44%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2358, 23.16%, see rank19.80%17.94%
Female11,253, 44.77%, see rank47.66%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2472, 37.67%, see rank38.81%40.04%
Service Occupations2273, 21.79%, see rank21.95%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2376, 30.01%, see rank31.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations227, 2.15%, see rank0.45%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.29%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations293, 7.42%, see rank6.49%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,799, 100%957,508143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining497, 17.76%, see rank4.56%1.96%
Construction214, 7.65%, see rank6.48%6.17%
Manufacturing360, 12.86%, see rank10.72%10.43%
Wholesale Trade132, 4.72%, see rank2.75%2.75%
Retail Trade208, 7.43%, see rank11.63%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities174, 6.22%, see rank5.66%4.93%
Information36, 1.29%, see rank1.98%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing100, 3.57%, see rank7.46%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
114, 4.07%, see rank8.24%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance565, 20.19%, see rank23.91%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
151, 5.39%, see rank7.83%9.49%
Public Administration131, 4.68%, see rank4.25%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration117, 4.18%, see rank4.52%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Polk County%NebraskaU.S.
Population in Poverty4348.39%, see rank12.86%15.59%
Family in Poverty875.68%, see rank8.86%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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