In 2020, Polk County, MO had a population of 32k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $47,614. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Polk County, MO grew from 31,748 to 32,031, a 0.891% increase and its median household income grew from $45,660 to $47,614, a 4.28% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Polk County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.57%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.36%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.93%).
None of the households in Polk County, MO 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.
99.6% of the residents in Polk County, MO are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Polk County, MO was $141,600, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%.
Most people in Polk County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, MO was 2 cars per household.