Polk, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 315 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 143  (45.6%)
Females: 172  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68654.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,057 (it was $28,056 in 2000)
Polk:

$48,057
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,298 (it was $15,670 in 2000)

Polk village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $53,064 (it was $26,200 in 2000)
Polk:

$53,064
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $647.

March 2019 cost of living index in Polk: 73.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
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  • Races in Polk, NE (2010)
    • 31296.9%White alone
    • 72.2%Hispanic
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Polk, Nebraska as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Polk is 113 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Swedish (9.2%), Dutch (8.7%), American (6.4%), Polish (4.6%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 1740 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 644 people per square mile   (low).

Polk, Nebraska map

23 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This village:

6.7%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $838 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $748 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (60.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (526.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hordville, NE (2.3 miles),
Clarks, NE (3.2 miles ),
Stromsburg, NE (3.2 miles ),
Overland, NE (3.2 miles),
Benedict, NE (3.2 miles ),
Central City, NE (3.4 miles ),
Marquette, NE (3.6 miles ),
Bradshaw, NE (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.08 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Polk, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Polk, NE in 2017
Polk satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Polk, NE residents
Average permit cost in Polk, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Polk, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.7%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (21.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Polk, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (3.1%)

Average climate in Polk, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Polk, Nebraska average temperatures Polk, Nebraska average precipitation Polk, Nebraska humidity Polk, Nebraska wind speed Polk, Nebraska snowfall Polk, Nebraska sunshine Polk, Nebraska clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Polk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Polk village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Polk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Polk center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 695.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 232.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from Polk center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Polk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Polk:

  • CENTRAL CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTRAL CITY, NE)
  • LITZENBERG MEMORIAL COUNTY HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTRAL CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polk:

  • Central Community College (about 34 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 60 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 62 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 64 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Northeast Community College (about 71 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 74 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Wayne State College (about 90 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public high school in Polk:

Public elementary/middle school in Polk:

  • HIGH PLAINS ELEMENTARY/POLK (Location: 260 S PINE, Grades: 4-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Polk:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 18, Location: 2406 E 26TH RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Polk:

  • POLK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,820; Location: 180 NORTH MAIN; 7,992 books; 67 audio materials; 566 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Polk: United Co-op Incorporated Elevator (A), Polk (B), Polk Fire and Rescue (C), Polk Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Polk include: First Baptist Church (A), Evangelical Free Church of America (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Polk City Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 565 Lenoard Avenue), Light & Water Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 565 Leonard Avenue).

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

POLK, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 322, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

59.9%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Polk (2011 data):

  • Cornerstone Bank: Polk Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/13: Bank assets: $1,118.2 mil, Deposits: $1,010.6 mil, headquarters in York, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First York Ban Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Polk:

Marital status in Polk, NE
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Polk:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Polk, NE (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,5267
Catholic8063
Evangelical Protestant7198
None2,355-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Polk County:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Polk County:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Polk County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.6%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Polk government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $175,000 ($555.56)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $349,000 ($1107.94)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($292.06)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($219.05)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($168.25)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($98.41)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($60.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($50.79)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($34.92)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($34.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($22.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($15.87)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($15.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $290,000 ($920.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($19.05)

Polk government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($79.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($9.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000 ($193.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($19.05)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($15.87)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $360,000 ($1142.86)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($206.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($111.11)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($53.97)
    Other: $6,000 ($19.05)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($152.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($53.97)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($19.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($6.35)

Polk government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,000 ($1615.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000 ($920.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $259,000 ($822.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($126.98)

Polk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $272,000 ($863.49)

Strongest AM radio stations in Polk:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAWL (1370 AM; 1 kW; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Polk:

  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Polk:

  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.3mTotal length
  • 560Total average daily traffic
  • 58Total average daily truck traffic
  • 604Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Steven A Regitz, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Steven A Regitz, 432 130st Rd. (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: E, Registrant: Alltel Communications Of Nebraska, Inc., Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Steve A Regitz, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Sharon Yeager, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications Of Nebraska, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, #150 Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, 432 130st Rd (Lat: 41.177917 Lon: -97.798667), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 31143 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.094167 Lon: -97.770556, Call Sign: WRAV952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.962 MHz, 469.962 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2018, Expiration Date: 03/20/2028, Certifier: David Fisher, Registrant: Shaffer Communications, Inc., 2333 North 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68504, Phone: (402) 466-1515, Fax: (402) 466-1540, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Polk, 450 Polk Ave (Lat: 41.078972 Lon: -97.782361), Type: Building, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQSU308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Certifier: Dennis Hoefer, Registrant: Central Valley Ag, 2803 N Nebraska Ave, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-0253, Fax: (402) 362-8411, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2113G , Serial Number: 28-7911071, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Charles D Shenk, 12134 C Rd, Polk, NE 68654

Most common first names in Polk, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John778.7 years
Charles777.0 years
Robert770.0 years
Edna685.7 years
Clarence678.5 years
Mabel582.8 years
James580.2 years
Lloyd580.8 years
Mary581.8 years
Henry475.7 years
Most common last names in Polk, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1883.6 years
Widga1077.7 years
Adelson875.5 years
Anderson880.3 years
Sundberg787.0 years
Glasser678.8 years
Jones684.3 years
Sandell580.8 years
Lind577.6 years
Miller576.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Polk, NE
  • 81.7%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Polk, NE
  • 93.9%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity


Polk compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above 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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