Polk County , Minnesota

Polk County: County in Minnesota, United States

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 30,900 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crookston. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 30,900 (2020)
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 : 10:04:55 (24th May 2022)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.27% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Minnesota map.
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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.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is East Grand Forks with a population of 8,401. Other cities include, Fosston population 1,442, Fertile population 806, McIntosh population 596 and Erskine population 467. 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
East Grand Forks 8,401 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fosston 1,442 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Fertile 806 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 732 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 596 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 480 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 467 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 425 Human settlement in United States of America
Crookston 419 City in Minnesota, United States
Gentilly 275 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 274 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 261 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 215 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 200 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 152 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Mentor 147 City in Minnesota, USA

Polk County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polk County decreased by 2.27% in 10 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
2020 30,900 -1.5% 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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