Also See: Polk City, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Polk City had a population of 5,017 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Polk City is located at latitude 41.7714 and longitude -93.713 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Polk City 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Polk City: Polk.
|Total Population||5,017 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,985 (99.4%)|
|Population in Families||4,448 (88.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||32 ( 0.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$109,737|
|Average Household Income||$127,386|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$45,620|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,896 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,594 (84.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||228 (12.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$282,188|
|Average Home Value||$314,194|
|Housing Affordability Index3||227|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.53%|
The table below compares Polk City to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 85||92nd|
|Population Density||# 304||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 6||100th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 413||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 39||96th|
|Diversity Index||# 639||37th|
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