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Polk County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2022: 19,964 (8% urban, 92% rural); it was 18,324 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,543
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,250
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,218
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,196 (it was 1,690 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 238 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (average).

March 2022 cost of living index in Polk County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (12.3%), Retail trade (10.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Polk County, NC (2022)
    • 16,82184.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2326.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9454.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4272.1%Two or more races
    • 4052.0%Some other race alone
    • 420.2%Asian alone
    • 260.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

54.3 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years
Males: 9,272  (46.4%)
Females: 10,692  (53.6%)
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Average household size:
Polk County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $61,648 ($36,259 in 1999)
This county:

$61,648
North Carolina:

$67,481

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $869 (lower quartile is $529, upper quartile is $1,312)
This county:

$869
State:

$945


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $304,610 (it was $103,900 in 2000)
Polk:

$304,610
North Carolina:

$280,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,986 - $504,613
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,263
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 225

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 87
  • Thefts: 111
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 157 buildings, average cost: $336,700
  • 2021: 135 buildings, average cost: $268,600
  • 2020: 94 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2019: 84 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2018: 79 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2016: 74 buildings, average cost: $306,000
  • 2015: 61 buildings, average cost: $295,200
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $312,900
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $237,400
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2007: 162 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2006: 191 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2005: 165 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2003: 197 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2002: 160 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2001: 152 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 152 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1998: 128 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1997: 113 buildings, average cost: $74,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Polk, NC residents
Average permit cost in Polk, NC

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,596 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,482 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Polk, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Polk, NC in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Polk, NC in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.5%
Polk County:

10.5%
North Carolina:

12.8%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.2% for American Indian residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 54.3 years old
(Males: 52.5 years old, Females: 55.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.2 years old, Black residents: 45.6 years old, American Indian residents: 24.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.5 years old, Other race residents: 41.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Polk County is $467 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $716 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tryon, Columbus, Saluda.

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Buncombe County , Crittenden County, Arkansas , Greene County , Marshall County, Mississippi , Moore County, Tennessee , Tishomingo County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.8%
North Carolina:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Polk, NC
County total employment by year in Polk, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Polk, NC

Current college students: 582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 872 (59.3% naturalized citizens)

Polk County:

4.4%
Whole state:

8.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 922010 or later
  • 1732000 to 2009
  • 1161990 to 1999
  • 1151980 to 1989
  • 1261970 to 1979
  • 204Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.8%

Polk County marital status for males Polk County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,642
  • One, attached: 235
  • Two: 90
  • 3 or 4: 214
  • 5 to 9: 214
  • 10 to 19: 101
  • 20 to 49: 55
  • 50 or more: 296
  • Mobile homes: 1,332
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Polk County with a mortgage: 3,487 (315 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 331 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 321

Here:

0.9% with mortgage
State:

97.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Polk County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,86838
Mainline Protestant2,44314
Catholic1,1561
Black Protestant3502
Other353
None9,775-
Polk County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Polk County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

11.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

23.7%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Polk County:

Average size of farms: 104 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,467
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $627.92
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,269
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.31%
Corn for grain: 9 harvested acres
Vegetables: 77 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 396 acres

Earthquake activity:

Polk County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from Polk County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 299.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from Polk County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 6, 2020 - February 19, 2020, FEMA Id: 4543, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 03, 2013 to July 14, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4146: September 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4146, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1553: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1553, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 07, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1546: September 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1546, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1134: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1996 to February 09, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1103: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1103, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Polk

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,472 (72.3%)
  • Carpooled: 479 (6.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 157 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,462 (19.3%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Hungary (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Polk County


  • English (18%)
  • American (18%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Polk County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 211 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Polk County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 234 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $69,861.

10.22% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($92,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.22%
North Carolina average:

8.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.48% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($41,289 average AGI)
5.74% relocated from other states ($51,046 average AGI)
Polk County:

5.74%
North Carolina average:

4.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Henderson County, NC  1.48% ($59,235 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  1.03% ($57,000)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.90% ($59,250)
from Rutherford County, NC  0.65% ($48,231)
from Greenville County, SC  0.26% ($57,762)


7.71% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($60,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
North Carolina average:

7.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.12% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($23,459 average AGI)
4.59% relocated to other states ($36,833 average AGI)
Polk County:

4.59%
North Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Henderson County, NC  1.01% ($55,759 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  1.01% ($63,481)
to Rutherford County, NC  0.91% ($42,592)
to Greenville County, SC  0.45% ($45,429)
to Buncombe County, NC  0.35% ($86,444)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Polk County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 14.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 14.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Polk County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Polk County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Polk County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Polk County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Polk County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Polk County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Polk County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Polk County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,900 (4,307 aged, 593 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 516 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Polk County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (421)
  • Unspecified dementia (354)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (321)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (303)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (249)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (185)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (152)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (30)
  • Congestive heart failure (28)
  • Atrial fibrillation and flutter (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,325
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 331
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,440

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,411
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 236.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,964
  • Male householders: 4,381 (1,069 living alone), Female householders: 4,560 (1,751 living alone)
  • 4,710 spouses (4,697 opposite-sex spouses), 462 unmarried partners, (439 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,203 children (3,808 natural, 110 adopted, 285 stepchildren), 423 grandchildren, 203 brothers or sisters, 185 parents, 11 foster children, 209 other relatives, 388 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 341

Size of family households: 3,466 2-persons, 941 3-persons, 718 4-persons, 242 5-persons, 161 6-persons, 107 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,819 1-person, 457 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

1,905 married couples with children.
641 single-parent households (74 men, 567 women).

93.3% of residents of Polk speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $113,835,000 ($5,985 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,468,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $70,599,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,204,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $266,000
Federal grants: $18,063,000
Federal procurement contracts: $885,000 ($154,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,818,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $972,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,341,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 904
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,444
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +174
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,215
Here:

+63 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Polk County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.23 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Polk County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Polk County, North Carolina
  • 542020 or later
  • 6832010 to 2019
  • 1,7012000 to 2009
  • 1,8001990 to 1999
  • 1,5291980 to 1989
  • 1,7131970 to 1979
  • 1,0391960 to 1969
  • 7801950 to 1959
  • 4071940 to 1949
  • 1,0041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Polk County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Polk County, North Carolina
  • 361 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 1863 rooms
  • 7094 rooms
  • 1,3395 rooms
  • 1,6076 rooms
  • 1,1307 rooms
  • 7978 rooms
  • 1,0479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
  • 221 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 2243 rooms
  • 6584 rooms
  • 5295 rooms
  • 3376 rooms
  • 927 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Polk County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Polk County, North Carolina
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1811 bedroom
  • 1,6792 bedrooms
  • 3,8873 bedrooms
  • 8464 bedrooms
  • 2195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk County, North Carolina
  • 35no bedroom
  • 2691 bedroom
  • 9992 bedrooms
  • 6193 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Polk County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Polk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Polk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 134no vehicle
  • 1,5511 vehicle
  • 2,8062 vehicles
  • 1,4573 vehicles
  • 7384 vehicles
  • 2095+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Polk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Polk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 172no vehicle
  • 1,2541 vehicle
  • 4862 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

87.3% of Polk County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in North Carolina.

Polk County:

87.3%
State average:

87.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,617
  • Other state: 11,306
  • Northeast: 2,432
  • Midwest: 2,207
  • South: 6,102
  • West: 553
Year householders moved into unit in Polk County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Polk County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.5%Electricity
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.7%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

12.7%
North Carolina:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 142
Here:

37.6%
North Carolina:

19.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Polk County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,309,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,216,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,557,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,481,000
    Hospital Public: $853,000
    Hospital Public: $739,000
    Other: $672,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $343,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $304,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $300,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $299,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $7,360,000
    Police Protection: $819,000
    Libraries: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $581,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $551,000
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000
    General - Other: $398,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $333,000
    Health - Other: $312,000
    General - Other: $135,000
    Sewerage: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,257,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,172,000
    General - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,586,000
    Police Protection: $3,111,000
    Health - Other: $2,093,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,059,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,529,000
    Health - Other: $1,367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,042,000
    General - Other: $1,002,000
    Financial Administration: $891,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $687,000
    Transit Utilities: $657,000
    Central Staff Services: $601,000
    Libraries: $601,000
    General Public Buildings: $547,000
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000
    Transit Utilities: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $364,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $333,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Water Utilities: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $623,000
    Education: $597,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $519,000
    Interest on Debt: $377,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $275,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $127,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000
    Other: $77,000
    Other: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,192,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,002,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,066,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,726,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $864,000
    General Revenue - Other: $725,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $274,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $446,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $236,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,796,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $145,000
    Transit Utilities: $132,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,620,000
    Education: $19,003,000
    Public Welfare: $2,627,000
    Public Welfare: $2,119,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other: $678,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    General Local Government Support: $484,000
    Highways: $284,000
    Transit Utilities: $138,000
    Transit Utilities: $116,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,267,000
    Property: $16,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,535,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,952,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000
    Other: $245,000
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000
    Other: $239,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $177,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $147,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Other License: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,628,000
    : $16,557,000

Polk County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,309,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,216,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,557,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,481,000
    Hospital Public: $853,000
    Hospital Public: $739,000
    Other: $672,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $343,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $304,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $300,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $299,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $7,360,000
    Police Protection: $819,000
    Libraries: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $581,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $551,000
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000
    General - Other: $398,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $333,000
    Health - Other: $312,000
    General - Other: $135,000
    Sewerage: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,257,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,172,000
    General - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,586,000
    Police Protection: $3,111,000
    Health - Other: $2,093,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,059,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,529,000
    Health - Other: $1,367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,042,000
    General - Other: $1,002,000
    Financial Administration: $891,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $687,000
    Transit Utilities: $657,000
    Central Staff Services: $601,000
    Libraries: $601,000
    General Public Buildings: $547,000
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000
    Transit Utilities: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $364,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $333,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Water Utilities: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $623,000
    Education: $597,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $519,000
    Interest on Debt: $377,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $275,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $127,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000
    Other: $77,000
    Other: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,192,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,002,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,066,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,726,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $864,000
    General Revenue - Other: $725,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $274,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $446,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $236,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,796,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $145,000
    Transit Utilities: $132,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,620,000
    Education: $19,003,000
    Public Welfare: $2,627,000
    Public Welfare: $2,119,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other: $678,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    General Local Government Support: $484,000
    Highways: $284,000
    Transit Utilities: $138,000
    Transit Utilities: $116,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,267,000
    Property: $16,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,535,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,952,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000
    Other: $245,000
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000
    Other: $239,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $177,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $147,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Other License: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,628,000
    : $16,557,000

Polk County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,309,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,216,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,557,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,481,000
    Hospital Public: $853,000
    Hospital Public: $739,000
    Other: $672,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $343,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $304,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $300,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $299,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $7,360,000
    Police Protection: $819,000
    Libraries: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $581,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $551,000
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000
    General - Other: $398,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $333,000
    Health - Other: $312,000
    General - Other: $135,000
    Sewerage: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,257,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,172,000
    General - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,586,000
    Police Protection: $3,111,000
    Health - Other: $2,093,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,059,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,529,000
    Health - Other: $1,367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,042,000
    General - Other: $1,002,000
    Financial Administration: $891,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $687,000
    Transit Utilities: $657,000
    Central Staff Services: $601,000
    Libraries: $601,000
    General Public Buildings: $547,000
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000
    Transit Utilities: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $364,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $333,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Water Utilities: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $623,000
    Education: $597,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $519,000
    Interest on Debt: $377,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $275,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $127,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000
    Other: $77,000
    Other: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,192,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,002,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,066,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,726,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $864,000
    General Revenue - Other: $725,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $274,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $446,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $236,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,796,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $145,000
    Transit Utilities: $132,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,620,000
    Education: $19,003,000
    Public Welfare: $2,627,000
    Public Welfare: $2,119,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other: $678,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    General Local Government Support: $484,000
    Highways: $284,000
    Transit Utilities: $138,000
    Transit Utilities: $116,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,267,000
    Property: $16,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,535,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,952,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000
    Other: $245,000
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000
    Other: $239,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $177,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $147,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Other License: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,628,000
    : $16,557,000

Polk County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,309,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,216,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,557,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,481,000
    Hospital Public: $853,000
    Hospital Public: $739,000
    Other: $672,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $343,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $304,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $300,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $299,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $7,360,000
    Police Protection: $819,000
    Libraries: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $581,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $551,000
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000
    General - Other: $398,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $333,000
    Health - Other: $312,000
    General - Other: $135,000
    Sewerage: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,257,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,172,000
    General - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,586,000
    Police Protection: $3,111,000
    Health - Other: $2,093,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,059,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,529,000
    Health - Other: $1,367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,042,000
    General - Other: $1,002,000
    Financial Administration: $891,000
    Central Staff Services: $838,000
    Financial Administration: $830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $687,000
    Transit Utilities: $657,000
    Central Staff Services: $601,000
    Libraries: $601,000
    General Public Buildings: $547,000
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000
    Transit Utilities: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $364,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $333,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Water Utilities: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $623,000
    Education: $597,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $519,000
    Interest on Debt: $377,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $275,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $127,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000
    Other: $77,000
    Other: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,192,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,002,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,791,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,066,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,726,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $864,000
    General Revenue - Other: $725,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $274,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $446,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $236,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,796,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $145,000
    Transit Utilities: $132,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,620,000
    Education: $19,003,000
    Public Welfare: $2,627,000
    Public Welfare: $2,119,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other: $678,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    General Local Government Support: $484,000
    Highways: $284,000
    Transit Utilities: $138,000
    Transit Utilities: $116,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,267,000
    Property: $16,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,535,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,952,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000
    Other: $245,000
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000
    Other: $239,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $177,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $147,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Other License: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,628,000
    : $16,557,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 306
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 265
  • Number of recipients under 18: 37
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 195
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 74
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 149
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 113
Most common first names in Polk County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18978.4 years
William17775.2 years
Mary15881.4 years
Robert15076.3 years
James11773.6 years
Ruth7983.5 years
Charles7876.1 years
George6976.3 years
Dorothy6783.7 years
Helen6382.8 years
Most common last names in Polk County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson7077.6 years
Jones7076.3 years
Pace6275.4 years
Johnson5978.2 years
Smith4977.5 years
Edwards4579.2 years
Wilson4281.0 years
Foster4276.1 years
Williams4079.1 years
Davis3778.0 years
Businesses in Polk County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Subway2
CVS1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul3
FedEx4U.S. Cellular1
Ford1UPS2
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