In 2020, Polk County, FL had a population of 706k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $51,535. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Polk County, FL grew from 686,218 to 705,735, a 2.84% increase and its median household income grew from $50,584 to $51,535, a 1.88% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Polk County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.6%), White (Hispanic) (15.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (3.79%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.14%).
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.
94.6% of the residents in Polk County, FL are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Polk County, FL was $162,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.
Most people in Polk County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, FL was 2 cars per household.