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Where is Polk County, North Carolina?

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Polk County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Polk is found in the county seat of Columbus.

With a total 617.8 sq. km of land and water area, Polk County, North Carolina is the 2966th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 20,357 people, Polk County has a total 11391 households earning 44745 on average per year.

Polk County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37149
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Tryon (population: 6,507), Columbus (population: 6,296), Mill Spring (population: 4,451), Saluda (population: 3,371)
Land Area 7,860 sq miles
Water Area 238 sq miles
Household Income $44,745
Housing Units 11,391
Median Home Value $170,200
High School Grads 87% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 27% of population
Retail Spending $5,764 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $15,539 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.