Polk County , Minnesota

Polk County: County in Minnesota, United States

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Location of Polk County on Minnesota map.

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,600 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 31,364 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crookston. The county was created 162 years ago in 1858.

Geography

Polk County is located at 47°46'26"N 96°24'7"W (47.7738500, -96.4018100). 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 East Grand Forks with a population of 8,535. Other cities include, Fosston population 1,464, Fertile population 818, McIntosh population 605 and Erskine population 475. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

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Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 31,364 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (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
Capital : Crookston
Establishment : July 07, 1858
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:30:13 (25th June 2021)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.75% (2010-2019)

Polk County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polk County decreased by 0.75% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,600 - census
2011 31,540 -0.19% estimation process
2012 31,511 -0.09% estimation process
2013 31,639 0.4% estimation process
2014 31,496 -0.45% estimation process
2015 31,497 0% estimation process
2016 31,698 0.63% estimation process
2017 31,637 -0.19% estimation process
2018 31,411 -0.72% estimation process
2019 31,364 -0.15% 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
East Grand Forks 8,535 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fosston 1,464 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Fertile 818 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 734 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 605 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 478 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 475 City in Minnesota, United States
Crookston 420 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 415 Human settlement in United States of America
Gentilly 281 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 276 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 263 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 208 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 201 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 154 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Mentor 147 City in Minnesota, USA

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