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Polk County

Population in 2012: 1,594 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 

Males: 799  (50.1%)
Females: 795  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Florida median age:  41.3 years

Zip codes: 33868.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $31,585 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Polk City:

$31,585
Florida:

$44,299
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,439

Polk City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $105,829 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Polk City:

$105,829
Florida:

$151,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,683; Detached houses: $155,797; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,506; Mobile homes: $100,087; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $134,959

Median gross rent in 2011: $760.

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Polk City races chart
  • White alone - 1,679 (87.7%)
  • Hispanic - 123 (6.4%)
  • Other race alone - 51 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 25 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)

Races in Polk City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Polk City: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.0%), United States (15.5%), English (14.6%), German (9.8%), French (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 173 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 2067 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Polk City:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Polk City town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

107 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

This town:  5.6%
Florida:  18.8%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Polk City, Florida as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Polk City to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $983 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,375 (1.3%)

Polk City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (12.6 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (41.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (827.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Auburndale, FL (2.8 miles ), Fussels Corner, FL (2.9 miles ), Lake Alfred, FL (2.9 miles ), Combee Settlement, FL (3.1 miles ), Gibsonia, FL (3.2 miles ), Inwood, FL (3.2 miles ), Crystal Lake, FL (3.4 miles ), Jan Phyl Village, FL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $325,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 28.18 N, Longitude: 81.83 W

Area code: 863

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+14.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Average climate in Polk City, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Polk City-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Polk City town center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 tornado 21.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Polk City:

  • LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; LAKELAND, FL)
  • WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; WINTER HAVEN, FL)
  • HEART OF FLORIDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; DAVENPORT, FL)

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Airports located in Polk City:


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Amtrak stations near Polk City:

  • 13 miles: LAKELAND (600 LAKE MIRROR DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polk City:

  • Southeastern University (about 12 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,516)
  • Polk State College (about 13 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 3,262)
  • Saint Leo University (about 29 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 8,783)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 31 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Automotive Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics (about 31 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,327)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 35 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 37 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 27,329)
See full list of schools located in Polk City, School District: POLK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • http://www.mypolkcity.org is the City Governments Official website

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Notable locations in Polk City: Polk City Community Center (A), Polk County Fire Department Station 22 Polk City (B), Polk County Emergency Medical Services Station 20 Polk City (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.4. This is better than average.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.22. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.22
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Polk City and their reported violations in the past:

RINGLING BROS. ANIMAL CARETAKING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Polk City that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN POND BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 32.1%
(31.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 56.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for other race residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Polk City, FL

Polk City compared to Florida state average:

Polk City, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Polk City (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Polk City Branch at 212 North Commonwealth Avenue, branch established on 1983/08/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Polk City travel time to work - commute


Polk City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Polk City:

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Religion statistics for Polk City (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.86%
Here41.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents33.5%18.6%9.3%6.8%3.8%
Congregations25.3%2.3%7.0%9.1%6.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.2%2.2%18.1%
Congregations3.0%1.1%2.6%0.6%42.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
This county:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,642$27,8520$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,855$43,4200$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,629$23,1102$2,525
Water Supply 1$1,665$19,9801$1,603
Local Libraries 1$2,197$26,3640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,869$22,4282$1,984
Totals for Government 13$30,857$28,4835$6,112

Polk City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $375,000 ($235.26)
    Police Protection: $182,000 ($114.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($75.28)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($42.66)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($27.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($15.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $79,000 ($49.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $382,000 ($239.65)

Polk City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($81.56)
    All Other: $66,000 ($41.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $19,000 ($11.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($14.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($5.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $152,000 ($95.36)
    Highways: $65,000 ($40.78)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $180,000 ($112.92)
    Property: $119,000 ($74.65)
    Total General Sales: $111,000 ($69.64)
    NEC: $19,000 ($11.92)

Polk City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $581,000 ($364.49)

9.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.11%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.91% ($38,458 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.91% ($36,529)
from Osceola County, FL  0.63% ($33,243)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($203 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.72% ($40,979 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.55% ($38,890)
to Osceola County, FL  0.37% ($29,587)

Strongest AM radio stations in Polk City:

  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5 kW; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Polk City:

  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W254AI (98.7 FM; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Polk City:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Polk City, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 155
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 237
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 50
  • Fatalities: 168
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 414
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 27
See more detailed statistics of Polk City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $198,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,925
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,311


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Polk City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Polk City, FL

Most common first names in Polk City, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4971.0 years
Robert3971.6 years
John3871.4 years
William3673.4 years
Richard2464.4 years
Mary2475.4 years
George2074.6 years
Charles2066.9 years
Ruth1577.7 years
Helen1473.0 years
Most common last names in Polk City, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1867.1 years
Fussell1675.3 years
Roberts1475.8 years
Brown1470.3 years
Williams1367.5 years
Judy1284.3 years
Wilson1272.5 years
Miller1272.7 years
Johnson1072.0 years
Byrd779.0 years
Businesses in Polk City, FL
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Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Arby's1UPS1
Domino's Pizza1

Polk City on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Addric E. Bassham (4)
  • Richard D. Pinsonneault (1)
  • Jason W. Rice (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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