Polkton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,523, it is the 231st largest city in North Carolina and the 6788th largest city in the United States. Polkton is currently declining at a rate of -7.38% annually and its population has decreased by -25.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,375 in 2010. Polkton reached it's highest population of 3,501 in 2014. Spanning over 3 miles, Polkton has a population density of 826 people per square mile.
The average household income in Polkton is $44,320 with a poverty rate of 21.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $74,100. The median age in Polkton is 37.4 years, 37.7 years for males, and 31.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 296.9 males.