Polk County

  1. Polk County Legal Resources
  2. Polk County Statistics
  3. Polk County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Polk County Employment Information
  5. Polk County Family Information
  6. Polk County Education Information
  7. Polk County Business Information
  8. Polk County Public Benefits Information
  9. Polk County Criminal Information
  10. Polk County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Polk County Cities
  12. Polk County Zip Codes


Polk County Legal Resources

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Polk County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 18,324
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 178 / 283 / 0
  • Land Area (2000): 616.040 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.931 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 27,000.000 acres (109.242 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 260
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 55.00%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.50%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $3,277,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 3,000,000 / 1,000,000 / 1,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 45.60%
  • Physicians (2004): 52
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (63)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 4,751
  • Federal Spending (2004): $133,203
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Polk County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 9,192
Building Permits Issued (2006): 176
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $41,350

Polk County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 3,418 9.26%
 Rural, Farm 759 2.06%
 Rural, Non-farm 32,724 88.68%

Polk County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Employment Information

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Polk County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 6,966 6,816 150 2.16% 22
1991 7,363 7,138 225 3.06% 31
1992 7,348 7,063 284 3.87% 39
1993 7,286 7,053 233 3.20% 32
1994 7,404 7,189 215 2.90% 29
1995 7,574 7,366 208 2.74% 27
1996 7,687 7,499 188 2.45% 24
1997 7,806 7,627 180 2.30% 23
1998 7,829 7,665 164 2.09% 21
1999 8,281 8,018 263 3.18% 32
2000 8,493 8,184 310 3.65% 37
2001 8,718 8,340 378 4.33% 43
2002 8,690 8,236 453 5.22% 52
2003 8,898 8,472 426 4.79% 48
2004 9,026 8,630 396 4.39% 44
2005 9,158 8,775 383 4.19% 42
2006 9,421 9,093 328 3.48% 35
2007 9,838 9,505 333 3.39% 34
2008 9,918 9,474 444 4.47% 45
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 9,853 9,447 406 4.12% 41
Feb 2008 9,839 9,431 408 4.15% 41
Mar 2008 9,882 9,498 384 3.89% 39
Apr 2008 9,780 9,416 364 3.72% 37
May 2008 9,868 9,433 435 4.41% 44
Jun 2008 9,941 9,494 447 4.50% 45
Jul 2008 10,168 9,637 531 5.22% 52
Aug 2008 10,007 9,483 524 5.24% 52
Sep 2008 9,921 9,428 493 4.97% 50
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Polk County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,520 17.54%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 602 6.95%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 508 5.86%
4. Health Care 298 3.44%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 288 3.32%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 272 3.14%
7. Public Administration 264 3.05%
8. Educational Services 248 2.86%
9. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 242 2.79%
10. Metal Manufactuing 228 2.63%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 218 2.52%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 218 2.52%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 216 2.49%
14. Repair and Maintenance 200 2.31%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 178 2.05%
16. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 174 2.01%
17. Wood Manufacturing 170 1.96%
18. Chemical Manufacturing 168 1.94%
19. Finance and Insurance 168 1.94%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 168 1.94%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,338 18.64%
2. Educational Services 850 11.84%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 616 8.58%
4. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 460 6.41%
5. Finance and Insurance 362 5.04%
6. Public Administration 252 3.51%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 234 3.26%
8. Personal and Laundry Services 182 2.53%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 156 2.17%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 154 2.14%
11. Social Assistance 148 2.06%
12. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 120 1.67%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 118 1.64%
14. U.S. Postal Service 110 1.53%
15. Paper Manufacturing 108 1.50%
16. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 100 1.39%
17. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 98 1.36%
18. Machinery Manufacturing 94 1.31%
19. Construction 88 1.23%
20. Private Household Services 82 1.14%

Polk County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 510 5.89%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 426 4.92%
3. Carpenters 422 4.87%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 402 4.64%
5. Other Management Occupations 370 4.27%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 336 3.88%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 326 3.76%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 312 3.60%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 268 3.09%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 266 3.07%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 246 2.84%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 244 2.82%
13. Construction Laborers 242 2.79%
14. Top Executives 240 2.77%
15. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 230 2.65%
16. Other Material Moving Workers 178 2.05%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 178 2.05%
18. Assemblers and Fabricators 170 1.96%
19. Electricians 162 1.87%
20. Other Construction Trades 160 1.85%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 432 6.02%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 318 4.43%
3. Other Management Occupations 316 4.40%
4. Registered Nurses 294 4.09%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 286 3.98%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 286 3.98%
7. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 280 3.90%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 274 3.82%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 256 3.57%
10. Cashiers 246 3.43%
11. Other Production Occupations 246 3.43%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 242 3.37%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 230 3.20%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 204 2.84%
15. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 184 2.56%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 182 2.53%
17. Assemblers and Fabricators 154 2.14%
18. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 152 2.12%
19. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 150 2.09%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 144 2.01%

Polk County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 14,183 46.85%
15-35 hours 2,754 9.10%
1-14 hours 786 2.60%
No regular hours 12,553 41.46%

Polk County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 311 2.08%
5 AM-5:29 AM 360 2.41%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 656 4.39%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,345 8.99%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,622 10.85%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,694 18.02%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,626 17.56%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,605 10.73%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 614 4.11%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 813 5.44%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 414 2.77%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 98 0.66%
Noon-3:59 PM 794 5.31%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,002 6.70%

Polk County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 669 4.47%
5-9 1,698 11.35%
10-14 1,718 11.49%
15-19 2,123 14.20%
20-24 2,152 14.39%
25-29 1,103 7.38%
30-34 2,092 13.99%
35-39 466 3.12%
40-44 596 3.99%
45-59 1,260 8.43%
60-89 771 5.16%
At least 90 306 2.05%

Polk County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 9,463 63.28%
30-44 0 0.00% 3,154 21.09%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,260 8.43%
At least 60 12 0.08% 1,065 7.12%

Polk County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 10 0.06%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 2,210 14.09%
 Car / truck / van, solo 12,271 78.22%
 Motorcycle 20 0.13%
 Other 114 0.73%
 Public transportation 12 0.08%
 Walked 317 2.02%
 Worked at home 734 4.68%

Polk County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Family Information

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Households (2000): 15,774 (35,998 people)
Families (2000): 10,612 (29,750 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,593
People at same address in 1995: 21,721

Polk County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,628 10.25%
$10,000-$14,999 1,125 7.08%
$15,000-$19,999 940 5.92%
$20,000-$24,999 1,292 8.14%
$25,000-$29,999 1,285 8.09%
$30,000-$34,999 1,362 8.58%
$35,000-$39,999 1,028 6.47%
$40,000-$44,999 1,104 6.95%
$45,000-$49,999 938 5.91%
$50,000-$59,999 1,521 9.58%
$60,000-$74,999 1,390 8.75%
$75,000-$99,999 1,132 7.13%
$100,000-$124,999 569 3.58%
$125,000-$149,999 162 1.02%
$150,000-$199,999 252 1.59%
$200,000 or more 152 0.96%

Polk County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,289 28.95%
 Family, 2 people 2,932 37.08%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 244 3.09%
 Family, 3 people 1,126 14.24%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 25 0.32%
 Family, 4 people 789 9.98%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 6 0.08%
 Family, 5 people 347 4.39%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 6 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 93 1.18%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 51 0.64%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Polk County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 11,115 25.60%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 6,453 14.86%
Public Assistance 328 0.76%
Retirement 4,064 9.36%
Self Employment 2,173 5.00%
Social Security 6,416 14.78%
Supplemental Security 588 1.35%
Wage / Salary 10,309 23.74%
Other 1,974 4.55%

Polk County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 6,159 66.98%
 With children under 18 3,036 33.02%

Polk County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,152 7.96%
 Married 9,904 68.45%
 Never Married 2,953 20.41%
 Widowed 460 3.18%

Polk County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,866 11.44%
 Married 10,162 62.31%
 Never Married 1,848 11.33%
 Widowed 2,433 14.92%

Polk County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Education Information

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Polk County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,493 8.44%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,618 12.26%
 High school diploma or equivalent 8,343 28.26%
 Some college, no degree 6,253 21.18%
 Associate degree 1,671 5.66%
 Bachelors degree 4,481 15.18%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,663 9.02%

Polk County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 409 2.23% 166 0.91% 575 3.14%
Kindergarten 362 1.98% 40 0.22% 402 2.19%
Grades 1-4 1,372 7.49% 232 1.27% 1,604 8.75%
Grades 5-8 1,360 7.42% 261 1.42% 1,621 8.85%
Grades 9-12 1,568 8.56% 146 0.80% 1,714 9.35%
Undergrad college 819 4.47% 92 0.50% 911 4.97%
Graduate or professional school 162 0.88% 100 0.55% 262 1.43%
Total 6,052 33.03% 1,037 5.66% 7,089 38.69%

Polk County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $15,806,000
Retail sales (2002): $77,584,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $12,109,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $109,449
Retired workers (2005): 3,760

Polk County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 8 2 2 9
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 2 4 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 2 2 2 4
1999 - Construction 9 10 15 12 18
1999 - Educational Services 1 0 2 0 1
1999 - Finance & Insurance 0 2 3 6 6
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 4 1 7 12 17
1999 - Information 0 0 2 2 3
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Manufacturing 2 3 6 8 10
1999 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 1 4 12 7 34
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 9 3 6 3 12
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 2 4 2 10
1999 - Retail Trade 8 3 20 10 25
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 0 0 0 3
1999 - Unclassified 1 1 1 0 0
1999 - Utilities 0 1 0 0 2
1999 - Wholesale Trade 1 1 2 2 5
1999 - Total 41 42 86 72 161
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 1 3 2 8
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 4 0 3
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 1 4 3
2000 - Construction 9 7 15 8 24
2000 - Educational Services 1 0 1 2 1
2000 - Finance & Insurance 2 3 3 4 5
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 4 4 17 6 13
2000 - Information 2 0 0 3 4
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Manufacturing 0 1 9 9 5
2000 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8 4 12 9 29
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 2 3 6 19
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 0 1 4 15
2000 - Retail Trade 3 4 24 11 24
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 0 0 0 3
2000 - Unclassified 0 1 0 0 1
2000 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 1
2000 - Wholesale Trade 3 2 2 3 3
2000 - Total 43 30 95 72 161
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 4 2 3 4 7
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 3 3
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 2 1 5
2001 - Construction 11 6 15 14 21
2001 - Educational Services 0 0 2 0 3
2001 - Finance & Insurance 1 1 6 2 5
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 2 3 22 7 11
2001 - Information 1 1 1 2 5
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Manufacturing 3 0 7 11 5
2001 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3 3 5 10 39
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 5 8 3 17
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 4 2 0 16
2001 - Retail Trade 2 6 19 13 23
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 3 2 0 0 2
2001 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2001 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 4 3 2 3 3
2001 - Total 44 37 95 74 166
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 2 4 2 10
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 2 0 5
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 3 1 3
2002 - Construction 10 6 16 18 23
2002 - Educational Services 0 0 3 0 2
2002 - Finance & Insurance 1 2 4 6 3
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 2 5 15 11 12
2002 - Information 1 0 1 1 7
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Manufacturing 2 5 7 9 6
2002 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4 2 12 5 37
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 5 2 6 21
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 2 3 1 14
2002 - Retail Trade 13 1 12 22 21
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 2 0 1 2
2002 - Unclassified 2 2 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 2
2002 - Wholesale Trade 2 1 1 4 5
2002 - Total 45 35 85 87 173
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 5 5 4 3
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 3 2 5
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 1 2 4
2003 - Construction 8 11 19 20 18
2003 - Educational Services 0 0 2 3 0
2003 - Finance & Insurance 3 1 2 2 10
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 5 5 13 14 11
2003 - Information 0 2 4 2 5
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Manufacturing 0 3 4 12 6
2003 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4 4 16 9 29
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 2 7 4 4 15
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 0 0 3 6 13
2003 - Retail Trade 8 14 14 17 19
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 0 0 0 3
2003 - Unclassified 3 1 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 1 0 0 1
2003 - Wholesale Trade 2 2 2 3 5
2003 - Total 40 57 92 100 147
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 2 3 5 7
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 3 3 3
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 0 2 1 5
2004 - Construction 10 11 15 21 17
2004 - Educational Services 0 0 1 1 3
2004 - Finance & Insurance 2 1 4 5 7
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 9 3 13 14 14
2004 - Information 3 1 2 1 7
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Manufacturing 0 2 5 6 8
2004 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 2 4 10 13 29
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 5 0 1 2 21
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 0 1 2 16
2004 - Retail Trade 3 7 15 18 19
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 0 2 0 2
2004 - Unclassified 0 2 0 0 1
2004 - Utilities 1 1 0 0 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 0 3 3 2 6
2004 - Total 41 38 80 94 165
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 2 9 3 3
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 3 3 4
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 2 1 6
2005 - Construction 12 10 21 13 17
2005 - Educational Services 1 1 1 0 3
2005 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 5 4 9
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 3 0 28 10 12
2005 - Information 2 0 2 3 8
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Manufacturing 2 1 9 2 7
2005 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5 4 13 8 26
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 4 7 0 19
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 4 4 1 12
2005 - Retail Trade 7 4 11 17 23
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 0 0 0 4
2005 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 3 2 3 1 4
2005 - Total 51 33 118 66 158

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Public Benefits Information

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Polk County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 32,537 90.00%
 Below Poverty Level 3,616 10.00%

Polk County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1972 $602 $60 $2,172 $3 $0 $220 $2,997 $1,637 $776 $374
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1974 $632 $63 $2,280 $3 $0 $231 $3,146 $1,719 $776 $374
1975 $689 $269 $2,925 $0 $0 $263 $3,877 $2,198 $1,521 $94
1976 $735 $241 $3,362 $0 $0 $328 $4,425 $2,249 $1,435 $139
1977 $743 $288 $3,558 $0 $0 $356 $4,657 $2,943 $1,349 $526
1978 $804 $312 $3,851 $0 $0 $384 $5,039 $2,943 $1,349 $526
1979 $967 $316 $3,494 $0 $0 $329 $4,790 $3,070 $1,177 $399
1980 $951 $288 $3,776 $0 $0 $324 $5,051 $3,290 $1,105 $410
1981 $1,260 $334 $4,499 $0 $0 $324 $6,083 $3,696 $1,005 $297
1982 $1,273 $297 $4,924 $0 $0 $391 $6,588 $3,937 $695 $256
1983 $1,344 $286 $5,183 $0 $0 $355 $6,882 $3,911 $833 $179
1984 $1,941 $486 $5,270 $0 $0 $446 $7,657 $4,287 $747 $594
1985 $1,960 $679 $5,214 $10 $0 $803 $7,987 $4,830 $661 $1,059
1986 $2,073 $798 $6,152 $55 $0 $838 $9,118 $5,479 $575 $1,080
1987 $2,124 $1,017 $6,671 $88 $0 $525 $9,408 $5,831 $485 $1,143
1988 $2,269 $1,347 $7,377 $115 $0 $712 $10,473 $6,349 $335 $1,078
1989 $2,279 $1,421 $8,361 $88 $0 $1,018 $11,746 $7,145 $350 $923
1990 $2,782 $1,560 $9,106 $0 $0 $1,006 $12,894 $8,132 $215 $1,476
1991 $3,875 $1,407 $9,952 $104 $0 $1,163 $15,094 $8,369 $14,155 $14,416
1992 $4,147 $1,834 $10,008 $106 $0 $1,432 $15,693 $8,581 $13,395 $5,991
1993 $4,012 $1,515 $10,507 $102 $0 $1,169 $15,790 $8,948 $12,635 $2,171
1994 $4,442 $1,404 $10,720 $122 $0 $1,191 $16,475 $9,395 $11,900 $1,811
1995 $5,068 $1,676 $11,801 $140 $0 $1,381 $18,390 $9,865 $11,200 $2,083
1996 $5,244 $1,871 $11,781 $180 $0 $1,637 $18,842 $10,082 $10,500 $2,481
1997 $5,445 $1,732 $12,254 $115 $0 $1,535 $19,349 $10,280 $10,500 $2,780
1998 $6,541 $1,759 $13,334 $92 $0 $1,416 $21,383 $12,411 $9,903 $2,760
1999 $6,594 $2,207 $14,865 $58 $0 $1,577 $23,094 $13,650 $9,106 $1,812
2000 $7,004 $2,309 $16,825 $163 $0 $1,503 $25,495 $14,287 $9,356 $1,782
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $9,373 $2,653 $17,085 $223 $0 $2,061 $28,742 $15,279 $7,605 $4,776
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $11,004 $3,280 $21,534 $204 $0 $1,683 $34,425 $16,926 $19,737 $19,328
2005 $11,295 $3,703 $19,948 $205 $0 $3,039 $34,487 $17,978 $26,948 $19,732
2006 $13,163 $3,883 $24,690 $232 $0 $2,895 $40,980 $19,534 $24,610 $10,389


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1972 $2,131 $70 $30 $48 $0 $1 $2,913
$39 $431 $34 $7 $0 $122
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1974 $2,238 $72 $32 $50 $0 $1 $3,058
$41 $453 $36 $7 $0 $128
1975 $2,792 $36 $461 $43 $0 $0 $4,374
$91 $767 $64 $0 $0 $120
1976 $3,392 $122 $189 $41 $0 $0 $4,535
$124 $353 $81 $0 $0 $233
1977 $3,259 $292 $204 $57 $0 $0 $4,871
$137 $442 $76 $0 $0 $404
1978 $3,528 $314 $220 $60 $0 $0 $5,260
$147 $477 $82 $0 $0 $432
1979 $3,842 $171 $89 $106 $0 $8 $5,400
$223 $532 $66 $0 $0 $363
1980 $4,242 $194 $83 $170 $0 $5 $5,827
$174 $448 $61 $0 $0 $450
1981 $5,010 $169 $92 $212 $0 $10 $6,579
$190 $406 $56 $0 $0 $434
1982 $5,375 $175 $111 $199 $0 $35 $7,100
$210 $469 $52 $0 $0 $474
1983 $5,142 $175 $103 $224 $0 $147 $7,075
$213 $494 $46 $0 $0 $531
1984 $5,785 $219 $116 $138 $0 $72 $7,721
$230 $482 $42 $0 $0 $637
1985 $6,454 $187 $180 $122 $0 $52 $8,555
$243 $528 $37 $0 $0 $752
1986 $7,367 $228 $192 $150 $0 $47 $9,537
$274 $525 $27 $0 $0 $727
1987 $7,751 $209 $179 $163 $0 $53 $10,383
$270 $548 $25 $159 $0 $1,026
1988 $8,617 $288 $167 $155 $0 $46 $11,589
$397 $670 $10 $185 $0 $1,054
1989 $9,815 $283 $170 $179 $0 $40 $12,986
$376 $659 $0 $194 $0 $1,270
1990 $13,413 $359 $186 $267 $0 $49 $17,097
$413 $1,008 $21 $3 $0 $1,378
1991 $13,276 $357 $184 $407 $0 $51 $19,040
$600 $2,102 $23 $104 $0 $1,936
1992 $19,506 $591 $185 $423 $0 $59 $26,698
$647 $2,387 $931 $228 $0 $1,741
1993 $13,036 $762 $201 $438 $0 $91 $21,251
$774 $2,799 $874 $317 $0 $1,959
1994 $11,458 $534 $239 $454 $0 $99 $19,578
$790 $2,896 $817 $260 $0 $2,031
1995 $12,356 $558 $202 $501 $40 $99 $20,642
$1,066 $2,875 $833 $377 $0 $1,735
1996 $12,197 $594 $202 $435 $41 $91 $20,600
$897 $2,959 $740 $402 $0 $2,042
1997 $13,280 $682 $205 $636 $40 $122 $21,207
$1,009 $1,604 $830 $364 $0 $2,435
1998 $14,564 $763 $488 $984 $40 $136 $23,802
$820 $2,197 $533 $380 $0 $2,897
1999 $15,707 $957 $1,358 $796 $0 $179 $26,310
$781 $2,235 $506 $424 $0 $3,367
2000 $16,836 $1,043 $1,161 $1,035 $0 $161 $28,517
$1,066 $2,664 $469 $401 $0 $3,681
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $18,130 $891 $254 $861 $0 $143 $29,494
$929 $2,891 $429 $518 $0 $4,448
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $21,194 $1,527 $5,004 $918 $0 $337 $39,277
$1,176 $3,089 $433 $555 $0 $5,044
2005 $20,147 $3,319 $11,773 $993 $0 $291 $52,219
$1,211 $3,367 $1,197 $515 $0 $9,406
2006 $22,781 $3,758 $10,417 $994 $0 $414 $58,243
$1,255 $3,663 $1,226 $688 $0 $13,047

Polk County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 13
Polk County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Polk County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Polk County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,008 10.96%
10-19 Years 1,993 10.88%
20-29 Years 1,637 8.93%
30-39 Years 2,248 12.27%
40-49 Years 2,655 14.49%
50-59 Years 2,445 13.34%
60-69 Years 2,016 11.00%
70-79 Years 1,909 10.42%
80-89 Years 1,192 6.51%
90+ Years 221 1.21%

Polk County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 8,692 47.44%
 Female 9,632 52.56%

Polk County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 16,504 90.07%
 African-American 1,061 5.79%
 Hispanic/Latino 551 3.01%
 Multiracial 117 0.64%
 Asian 39 0.21%
 Amerindian 28 0.15%
 Other Race 20 0.11%
 Pacific Islander 4 0.02%

Polk County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 5,167 19.37%
2. United States Or American 4,598 17.24%
3. Irish 4,121 15.45%
4. German 3,850 14.43%
5. Scotch Irish 2,172 8.14%
6. Scottish 1,101 4.13%
7. Italian 839 3.15%
8. French Non-Basque 652 2.44%
9. Dutch 606 2.27%
10. Polish 591 2.22%

Polk County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 32,836 94.08%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,246 3.57%
3. German 381 1.09%
4. French 186 0.53%
5. Russian 60 0.17%
6. Chinese 34 0.10%
7. Scandinavian 24 0.07%
8. Polish 24 0.07%
9. Italian 22 0.06%
10. Hebrew 20 0.06%

Polk County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 35,517 96.25%
 Naturalized immigrant 597 1.62%
 Not a citizen 787 2.13%

Polk County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Polk County Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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