Polk County , Nebraska

Polk County: County in Nebraska, United States

Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Nebraska map.

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,406 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 5,213 inhabitants. Its county seat is Osceola. The county was created 165 years ago in 1855.

Geography

Polk County is located at 41°11'13"N 97°34'6"W (41.1869000, -97.5684200). It has 6 neighbors: Butler County, Hamilton County, Merrick County, Platte County, Seward County and York County.

Polk County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 1 image
Polk County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 1

The largest city of Polk County is Stromsburg with a population of 1,139. Other cities include and Polk population 305. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Courthouse 'Nebraska' 1 image

Polk County map

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 5,213 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 1141 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Osceola
Establishment : January 01, 1856
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:20:46 (15th June 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.7% (2010-2019)

Polk County has 6 neighbours.

  • Osceola

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polk County decreased by 3.7% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,406 - census
2011 5,336 -1.31% estimation process
2012 5,266 -1.33% estimation process
2013 5,242 -0.46% estimation process
2014 5,268 0.49% estimation process
2015 5,171 -1.88% estimation process
2016 5,190 0.37% estimation process
2017 5,309 2.24% estimation process
2018 5,240 -1.32% estimation process
2019 5,213 -0.52% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (2)

People born in Polk County, including Personal secretary to the US President Evelyn Lincoln, politician Harold LeVander, you can see a list of people who born in Polk County.

Other places with the same name (11)

Polk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Stromsburg 1,139 City in Polk County, Nebraska, United States
Osceola 843 Township in Polk County, Wisconsin
Shelby 701 Village in Polk County, Nebraska, United States
Polk 305 Human settlement in Polk County, Nebraska, United States of America

Nebraska Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Nebraska 1,934,408 Nebraska, state of the United States of America.
Douglas County 571,327 County in Oregon, United States
Lancaster County 319,090 County in Nebraska, United States
Lincoln 289,102 City in and state capital of Nebraska, United States
Sarpy County 187,196 County in Nebraska, United States
Hall County 61,353 County in Nebraska, United States
Bellevue 53,544 City in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States
Grand Island 51,267 City in Hall County, Nebraska
Buffalo County 49,659 County in Wisconsin, United States
Dodge County 36,565 County in Nebraska, United States
Scotts Bluff County 35,618 County in Nebraska, United States
Madison County 35,099 County in Nebraska, United States
Lincoln County 34,914 County in Nebraska, United States
Kearney 33,867 City in and county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States
Platte County 33,470 County in Nebraska, United States
Adams County 31,363 County in Nebraska, United States

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