Polk County GA Information

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  1. Polk County 2018 Demographic Data
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Polk County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 42,538
Population in Households 41,926
Population in Familes 35,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 612
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,977
Average Household Income $53,185
Per Capita Income $19,376

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,595 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,736 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,863 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $118,045
Average Home Value $145,433
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,331
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 10,954
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.35%
Households 0.19% 0.32%
Families 0.05% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

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Polk County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Polk County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 70th
Population Density # 44 73rd
Diversity Index # 65 60th
Median Household Income # 77 52nd
Per Capita Income # 123 23rd

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