Polk County Population 2017

Polk County's estimated population is 16,772 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County is the 74th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201616,772280.17%
201516,744220.13%
201416,722820.49%
201316,640340.20%
201216,606-131-0.78%
201116,737-73-0.43%
201016,8103,16723.21%
199013,643410.30%
198013,6021,93316.57%
197011,669-491-4.04%
196012,160-1,914-13.60%
195014,074-1,399-9.04%
194015,473-213-1.36%
193015,6861,44310.13%
192014,2431270.90%
191014,1162,75924.29%
190011,3572,99635.83%
18908,3611,09215.02%
18807,269-100-1.36%
18707,369-1,357-15.55%
18608,7262,38837.68%
18506,3382,76877.54%
18403,5700.00%

Polk County Population Growth

Population Data via

Polk County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White16,24396.85%
Two or More Races2461.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.58%
Black or African American980.58%
Asian470.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.07%

Polk County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Polk County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Benton13811317-64-4.63%
Ducktown47547610.21%
Copperhill357333-24-6.72%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990