FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Polk City, FL

Polk City, FL is located in Polk County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Polk City is about 2,724 with about 235 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 12,625.

The Average Home Value is $101,300.00, which is roughly 51% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $52,787.00, which is roughly 5% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 8% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Polk City is about 9.2%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Polk County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 25.45% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 56.69%
Democratic: 42.26%
Libertarian: 0.76%
Other: 0.18%
Green: 0.12%


Nearby Locations

Auburndale, FL (8.67 mi.)
Lake Alfred, FL (9.77 mi.)
Kathleen, FL (12.74 mi.)
Champions Gate, FL (12.82 mi.)
Champions GT, FL (12.82 mi.)
Lakeland, FL (12.85 mi.)
Davenport, FL (12.88 mi.)
Eloise, FL (14.57 mi.)
Winter Haven, FL (14.57 mi.)
JPV, FL (14.57 mi.)
Wahneta, FL (14.57 mi.)
Haines City, FL (14.74 mi.)
Reunion, FL (15.04 mi.)
Kissimmee, FL (15.04 mi.)
Celebration, FL (15.04 mi.)
Eagle Lake, FL (15.61 mi.)
Cypress Gdns, FL (16.41 mi.)
Clermont, FL (16.91 mi.)
Dundee, FL (17.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 33868
Latitude : 28.230451
Longitude : -81.809174
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 128 ft.
Area Code(s) : 863

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.70
Male Population Estimate : 53.83%
Female Population Estimate : 39.00%
Median Age : 43.4
Male Median Age : 43.0
Female Median Age : 44.0

White Population Estimate : 80.48%
Black Population Estimate : 9.72%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 8.62%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.69%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.18%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Other Population Estimate : 2.39%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Polk City specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Polk County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Polk County: About 341 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Polk County is about 16% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 15% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.