Polk County, Florida, United States
Polk County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, FL with an estimated population of 708,009 as of July 1, 2018 and is thus ranked 92 in the United States.
In contrast to the 2010 census, the population of Polk County was still 602,098. This means that the 2018 population percent change from 2010 population of Polk County has risen by 17.6%.
Polk County is formed in 1861 and covers an total area of 2,010.55 square miles. This area is divided into 1,797.84 square miles land area and 212.71 square miles water area. Density per square kilometre of land area are 334.9 of population in 156.4 housing units.
There were 281,214 housing units in the whole of Polk County for the 2010 census with 227.485 total households, 159.323 of them family households. At the 1990 census, the population of Polk County was still 405,382. 2011 population percent change from 1990 population of Polk County was still 48,53 %, or expressed in detail 196.713 inhabitants. 2017 ACS Population - High School Diploma or more as a percent of 2017 ACS Population - Population 25 and over was 84.3% (percent) and is ranked number 2090 of all counties in the United States.
Labor Force 2018 in Polk County was 298,759 and is ranked number 116, with a Unemployment Rate 2018 of 4.1 % (percent), which is ranked on number 1296 of all counties in the United States. Median Household Income 2017 was $48,328 (percent), which is ranked on number 1629 of all counties in the United States. To the area of Polk County also includes Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.