In 2021, Polk County, FL had a population of 713k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $55,099. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Polk County, FL grew from 705,735 to 713,148, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $51,535 to $55,099, a 6.92% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Polk County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Other (Hispanic) (6.71%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.95%).
None of the households in Polk County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.7% of the residents in Polk County, FL are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Polk County, FL was $177,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.
Most people in Polk County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, FL was 2 cars per household.