All Polk County population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 666,149 people, Polk County is the 9th most populated county in the state of Florida out of 67 counties. But watch out, Polk County, because Brevard County with 579,130 people and Volusia County with 529,364 people are right behind you.
The largest Polk County racial/ethnic groups are White (62.5%) followed by Hispanic (19.2%) and Black (14.6%).
In 2015, the median household income of Polk County residents was $43,162. Polk County households made slightly more than Alachua County households ($43,073) and Miami-Dade County households ($43,129) . However, 18.3% of Polk County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Polk County residents is 40.3 years young.
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The population data for Polk County are from the Census 2000, Census 2010, the Census' American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates and the Census' 2016 Population Estimates. The demographic data for Alachua County, Brevard County, Miami-Dade County, and Volusia County are the most current, comparable demographics available from the US Census Bureau, are from the American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates, and were downloaded on December 2016. Check out our FAQ section for more details.
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