The City of Polk City had a population of 4,196 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Polk City is located at latitude 41.7709 and longitude -93.7071 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Polk City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.
The City of Polk City (GNIS ID: 2396245) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Polk City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Polk City: Polk.
|Population in Households||4,166|
|Population in Familes||3,732|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||30|
|Average Household Size||2.77|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,550 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,318 (85.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||187 (12.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||45 ( 2.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$259,211|
|Average Home Value||$302,390|
|Median Household Income||$104,715|
|Average Household Income||$122,182|
|Per Capita Income||$43,598|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.84%|
|Per Capita Income||1.33%|
The table below compares Polk City to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 95||91st|
|Population Density1||# 321||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 645||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 2||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 13||99th|
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