Polk City Polk County, Iowa

Polk City: American city in Iowa

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Location of Polk City on Iowa map.


Polk City is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,418 and a population density of 256 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 4,961 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1845.


Polk City is located at 41°46'17"N 93°42'47"W (41.7713800, -93.7130000).

Polk City map

Polk City Quick Facts

Population : 4,961 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 50226
Phone Area Codes : 515
Area : 13.37 km2
Altitude : 883 feet / 269 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:24:16 (18th June 2021)
Density : 371 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 31.1% (2010-2019)


The population of Polk City increased by 31.1% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,418 - census
2011 3,558 3.93% estimation process
2012 3,704 3.94% estimation process
2013 3,963 6.54% estimation process
2014 4,183 5.26% estimation process
2015 4,333 3.46% estimation process
2016 4,437 2.34% estimation process
2017 4,625 4.06% estimation process
2018 4,782 3.28% estimation process
2019 4,961 3.61% estimation process

Polk City zip code is 50226. County name: Polk, County fips: 19153

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People born in Polk City (1)

American geneticist Derald Langham was born in Polk City


College & universities near Polk City

Code Name City ZIP
153320 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny (IA) 50023-2152
153214 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny (IA) 50023-3993
153764 La James International College-Johnston Johnston (IA) 50131
367024 Purdue University Global-Des Moines Urbandale (IA) 50323-5702
153597 Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines Des Moines (IA) 50322-3203

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Polk City

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 214,237 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
West Des Moines 67,899 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Ankeny 67,355 Suburb in Iowa
Urbandale 44,379 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 22,582 City in Iowa, United States
Altoona 19,221 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Clive 17,242 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 14,804 City in Iowa, United States
Pleasant Hill 10,019 American city in Iowa
Bondurant 6,958 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Windsor Heights 4,809 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Mitchellville 2,258 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 918 American city in Iowa
Runnells 504 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Alleman 452 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Polk City distances to largest Iowa cities

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