Polk City, Florida Population 2022

2,943
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Polk City is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 2,943, it is the 572nd largest city in Florida and the 8955th largest city in the United States. Polk City is currently growing at a rate of 4.07% annually and its population has increased by 8.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,713 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Polk City has a population density of 658 people per square mile.

The average household income in Polk City is $64,777 with a poverty rate of 9.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $138,600. The median age in Polk City is 49.9 years, 49.5 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Polk City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Polk Citywas:

  • White: 85.89%
  • Other race: 7.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.16%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Polk City, Florida is 2,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,713.

Polk City, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Polk City Population by Race

Polk City Population Pyramid 2022

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Polk City Median Age

47.6


Total

49.9


Male

46.5


Female

Polk City Adults

There are 2,096 adults, (661 of whom are seniors) in Polk City.

Polk City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Polk City Sex Ratio

Female

1,300

53.79%

Male

1,117

46.21%

Polk City Population by Age

Polk City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Polk City Household Types

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polk City Households and Families

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Polk City Households by Type

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Polk City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Polk City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.25%.

Polk City Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,968

Average Earnings

$37,583

Average Male

$35,152

Average Female

Polk City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Polk City Language by Age

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Polk City Language

71.69% of Polk City residents speak only English, while 28.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.66% of the population.

Polk City Language

Polk City Poverty by Race

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9.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.67%

Male Poverty Rate

14.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polk City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polk City is White, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk City is Hispanic, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.58%.

Polk City Poverty

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Polk City Poverty Rate by Education

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Polk City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Polk City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Polk City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Polk City Married by Age and Sex

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Polk City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Polk City Marital Status by Race

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Polk City Marital Status

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214

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Polk City Veterans by War

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Polk City Veterans by Age

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Polk City Veterans by Race

Polk City Veterans by Education

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4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polk City Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Polk City Employment by Age

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Polk City Employment by Race

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Polk City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.15%

Born in Polk City

92.76%

Native Born

7.24%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

5.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.76% of Polk City residents were born in the United States, with 31.15% having been born in Florida. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Polk City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Polk City Population by Year