Polkville, North Carolina Population 2024

522

Polkville is a city located in Cleveland County North Carolina. Polkville has a 2024 population of 522. Polkville is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 516 in 2020.

The average household income in Polkville is $61,837 with a poverty rate of 14.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Polkville is 47.4 years, 42 years for males, and 52 years for females.

Polkville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Polkville was:

  • White: 99.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
281.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.16% (6)
The current population of Polkville, North Carolina is 522 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 516.

Polkville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49699.2%
Two or more races40.8%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Polkville Population by Race

Polkville Population Pyramid 2024

Polkville Median Age

47.4

Total

42

Male

52

Female

Polkville Adults

There are 398 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Polkville.

Polkville Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Polkville Sex Ratio

Female26252.4%
Male23847.6%

Polkville Population by Age

Polkville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1912.6276.423.6
Married863.4288.411.6
Non Family631.168119
Male342.7441.258.8
Female8562.537.5
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Polkville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Polkville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Polkville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.55%.

Polkville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,250

Average Earnings

$37,250

Average Male

$41,600

Average Female

Polkville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Polkville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Polkville Language

97.47% of Polkville residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Polkville Language

Polkville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4946813.77%
Multiple44100%
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14.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.53%

Male Poverty Rate

12.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polkville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polkville is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polkville is White, with 13.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25%.

Polkville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade84.38%
Some College7.84%
High School5.7%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Polkville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.97%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Polkville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Polkville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Polkville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Polkville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Polkville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Polkville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Polkville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Polkville Veterans by War

count

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Polkville Veterans by Age

count

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Polkville Veterans by Race

Polkville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polkville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Polkville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Polkville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Polkville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.6%

Born in Polkville

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Polkville residents were born in the United States, with 75.6% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Polkville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202952710.19%
202852610.19%
202752510.19%
202652410.19%
202552310.19%
202452210.19%
202352110.19%
202252010.19%
202151930.58%
2020516-29-5.32%
201954520.37%
201854310.18%
201754230.56%
201653910.19%
2015538-1-0.19%
2014539
2013539-3-0.55%
201254210.18%
2011541-3-0.55%
2010544
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Polkville Population by Year