Polk County NE Information


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  1. Polk County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPolk County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Polk County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 5,483
Population in Households 5,374
Population in Familes 4,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $63,774
Average Household Income $83,246
Per Capita Income $34,204


Total Housing Units 2,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,856 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $117,546
Average Home Value $165,679


Total Households 2,252
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,534
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% 0.05%
Households 0.19% 0.05%
Families 0.08% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


Polk County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Polk County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 44th
Population Density # 40 58th
Diversity Index # 45 53rd
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 6 95th

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