Polk County, Georgia's estimated population is 43,414 with a growth rate of 0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County, Georgia is the 49th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 41,547 and has seen a growth of 4.49% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.38%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.89%.
88.12% of Polk County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Georgia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Polk County, Georgia
93.29% of Polk County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.60% having been born in Georgia. 4.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.