Polk County , Florida

Polk County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 602,095 and a population density of 116 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 744,552 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crookston. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 744,552 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 5174 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : James K. Polk
Altitude : 135 feet / 41 meters
Capital : Crookston
Establishment : July 07, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:46:49 (21st May 2022)
Density : 144 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.13% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Florida map.
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Geography

Polk County is located at 27°56'56"N 81°41'52"W (27.9488800, -81.6976700). It has 8 neighbors: Clearwater County, Mahnomen County, Marshall County, Norman County, Pennington County, Red Lake County, Grand Forks County and Traill County.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is Lakeland with a population of 115,283. Other cities include, Winter Haven population 46,578, Haines City population 26,009, Bartow population 20,201 and Lake Wales population 17,693. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Lakeland 115,283 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Winter Haven 46,578 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Haines City 26,009 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
Bartow 20,201 County seat of Polk County, Florida
Lake Wales 17,693 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Auburndale 17,204 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Citrus Ridge 13,285 Census designated place in Florida
Lakeland Highlands 11,056 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Highland City 10,834 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Cypress Gardens 8,917 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Medulla 8,892 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Davenport 7,301 City in Florida
Willow Oak 6,732 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Kathleen 6,332 Census designated place
Lake Alfred 6,331 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
Fort Meade 6,260 City in Polk County, Florida, United States

Polk County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 19.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 602,095 - census
2011 609,948 1.29% estimation process
2012 615,453 0.89% estimation process
2013 622,633 1.15% estimation process
2014 634,398 1.85% estimation process
2015 648,523 2.18% estimation process
2016 665,823 2.6% estimation process
2017 685,368 2.85% estimation process
2018 706,597 3% estimation process
2019 724,777 2.51% estimation process
2020 744,552 2.66% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (1)

Tim Finseth was born in Polk County

Other places with the same name (12)

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