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Where is Polk County, Florida?

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Polk County is a county equivalent area found in Florida, USA. The county government of Polk is found in the county seat of Bartow.

With a total 5,207.05 sq. km of land and water area, Polk County, Florida is the 316th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 634,638 people, Polk County has a total 279872 households earning 43113 on average per year.

Polk County, Florida - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 12105
Area Codes 863
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Lakeland (population: 242,825), Winter Haven (population: 98,144), Davenport (population: 41,970), Lake Wales (population: 37,963), Haines City (population: 34,593), Kissimmee (population: 31,174), Auburndale (population: 29,548), Bartow (population: 28,185), Mulberry (population: 23,420), Polk City (population: 11,993)
Land Area 245,035 sq miles
Water Area 1,798 sq miles
Household Income $43,113
Housing Units 279,872
Median Home Value $111,400
High School Grads 82% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $11,195 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $699,617 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.