Polk County , Texas

Polk County: County in Texas, United States

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,413 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 52,995 inhabitants. Its county seat is Livingston. The county was created 176 years ago in 1845.

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 52,995 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 2874 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.74%
Land as percent of area : 95.26%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Livingston
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 23:15:35 (25th May 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.31% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Texas map.
Polk County Texas Court House image
Polk County Texas Court House
Polk County Texas Court House image

Geography

Polk County is located at 30°47'34"N 94°49'48"W (30.7927200, -94.8300200). It has 5 neighbors: Liberty County, Angelina County, Hardin County, San Jacinto County and Trinity County.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is Onalaska with a population of 3,167. Other cities include, Corrigan population 1,702, Goodrich population 338 and Seven Oaks population 131. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
West Livingston 8,071 Census designated place
Livingston 5,503 Texan town
Onalaska 3,167 City in Polk County, Texas, United States
Corrigan 1,702 City in Polk County, Texas, United States of America
Goodrich 338 City in Texas, United States
Seven Oaks 131 City in Polk County, Texas, United States

Polk County has 5 neighbours.

  • Livingston

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 14.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,413 - census
2011 45,580 0.37% estimation process
2012 45,510 -0.15% estimation process
2013 45,522 0.03% estimation process
2014 45,813 0.64% estimation process
2015 46,613 1.72% estimation process
2016 47,656 2.19% estimation process
2017 48,990 2.72% estimation process
2018 49,955 1.93% estimation process
2019 51,353 2.72% estimation process
2020 52,995 3.1% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (2)

People born in Polk County, including recording artist; country and western singer, songwriter, and pianist Moon Mullican, football player Olen Underwood, .

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