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The Village of Polk had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Polk is located at latitude 41.0752 and longitude -97.7838 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Polk (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,742 feet.

The Village of Polk (GNIS ID: 2398994) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Polk is located within West Pleasant Home Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Polk population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Polk, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 356
Daytime Population: Workers 271
Daytime Population: Residents 141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 412
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 727
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $56,018
Average Household Income $67,637
Per Capita Income $30,842


Total Housing Units 201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $92,000
Average Home Value $124,811


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.39% 0.28%
Households 1.56% 0.35%
Families 2.65% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Polk, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Polk to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 246 58th
Population Density # 327 44th
Diversity Index # 270 54th
Median Household Income # 176 70th
Per Capita Income # 166 72nd

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