Polk County , Arkansas

Polk County: County in Arkansas, United States

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,662 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 19,707 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mena. The county was created 177 years ago in 1844.

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 19,707 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 2234 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Mena
Establishment : November 11, 1844
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:38:51 (19th May 2022)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.85% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Arkansas map.
Mountain Fork Bridge image
Mountain Fork Bridge
Mountain Fork Bridge image

Geography

Polk County is located at 34°29'9"N 94°13'41"W (34.4858400, -94.2280700). It has 7 neighbors: Howard County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Scott County, Sevier County, Le Flore County and McCurtain County.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is Mena with a population of 5,410. Other cities include, Wickes population 741, Grannis population 566 and Vandervoort population 85. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Mena 5,410 City in Arkansas
Wickes 741 Human settlement in Polk County, Arkansas, United States of America
Grannis 566 City in Polk County, Arkansas, United States
Hatfield 378 Town in Polk County, Arkansas, United States
Cove 370 Town in Arkansas, United States
Vandervoort 85 Human settlement in Polk County, Arkansas, United States of America

Polk County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polk County decreased by 4.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,662 - census
2011 20,558 -0.51% estimation process
2012 20,420 -0.68% estimation process
2013 20,342 -0.38% estimation process
2014 20,249 -0.46% estimation process
2015 20,194 -0.27% estimation process
2016 20,145 -0.24% estimation process
2017 20,147 0.01% estimation process
2018 20,019 -0.64% estimation process
2019 19,964 -0.28% estimation process
2020 19,707 -1.3% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (12)

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States