Polk County, Missouri

Polk County: County in Missouri, United States

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,137 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 32,490 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bolivar. The county was created 187 years ago in 1835.

Quick Facts about Polk County

Population : 32,490 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 1664 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Bolivar
Establishment : January 01, 1835
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:25:31 (27th June 2022)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.16% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Missouri map.
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Geography

Polk County is located at 37°36'59"N 93°24'2"W (37.6164800, -93.4005300). It has 5 neighbors: Cedar County, Dade County, Dallas County, Hickory County and Saint Clair County.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is Bolivar with a population of 11,196. Other cities include, Humansville population 1,070, Polk population 732, Pleasant Hope population 610 and Fair Play population 488. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bolivar 11,196 State of Venezuela
Humansville 1,070 City in Polk County, Missouri, United States
Polk 732 County in Missouri, United States
Pleasant Hope 610 City in Polk County, Missouri, United States
Fair Play 488 City in Polk County, Missouri, United States
Morrisville 398 City in Missouri
Halfway 179 Human settlement in Polk County, Missouri, United States of America
Flemington 146 Human settlement in Polk County, Missouri, United States of America
Aldrich 81 Human settlement in Polk County, Missouri, United States of America
Goodnight 18 Village in Missouri, United States

Polk County has 5 neighbours.

  • Bolivar

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 4.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,137 - census
2011 31,202 0.21% estimation process
2012 31,082 -0.39% estimation process
2013 31,117 0.11% estimation process
2014 31,118 0% estimation process
2015 31,256 0.44% estimation process
2016 31,380 0.4% estimation process
2017 31,742 1.14% estimation process
2018 32,214 1.47% estimation process
2019 32,149 -0.2% estimation process
2020 32,490 1.05% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (2)

People born in Polk County, including Confederate Army soldier Burton Allen Holder, politician Hannibal Blair, .

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Other places with the same name (12)

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