Polk County , Florida

Polk County: County in Minnesota, United States

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Location of Polk County on Florida map.

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 724,777 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crookston. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

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.

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The largest city of Polk County is Lakeland with a population of 112,136. Other cities include, Winter Haven population 44,955, Haines City population 26,009, Bartow population 20,147 and Lake Wales population 16,759. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

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Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 724,777 (2019)
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 : 09:50:06 (5th August 2021)
Density : 140 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 16.93% (2010-2019)

Polk County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 16.93% in 9 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

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People born in Polk County (1)

Tim Finseth was born in Polk County

Other places with the same name (11)

Polk County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Lakeland 112,136 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Winter Haven 44,955 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Haines City 26,009 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
Bartow 20,147 County seat of Polk County, Florida
Lake Wales 16,759 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Auburndale 16,650 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
Winston 9,050
Cypress Gardens 8,917 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Medulla 8,892 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Fuller Heights 8,758
Willow Oak 6,732 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Inwood 6,403
Kathleen 6,332

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