Polk County , Wisconsin

Polk County: County in Wisconsin, United States

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

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,205 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 43,783 inhabitants. Its county seat is Balsam Lake. The county was created 168 years ago in 1852.

Geography

Polk County is located at 45°27'41"N 92°26'29"W (45.4614200, -92.4413900). It has 7 neighbors: Chisago County, Pine County, Washington County, Barron County, Burnett County, Dunn County and Saint Croix County.

Balsam Lake image
Balsam Lake

The largest city of Polk County is Amery with a population of 2,812. Other cities include, Saint Croix Falls population 1,154, Sand Lake population 823, West Sweden population 707 and Clam Falls population 584. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Balsam Lake image

Polk County map

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 43,783 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 2477 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.4%
Land as percent of area : 95.6%
Named for : James K. Polk
Official language : English
Capital : Balsam Lake
Establishment : January 01, 1853
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:08:02 (15th June 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.96% (2010-2019)

Polk County has 7 neighbours.

  • Balsam Lake

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polk County decreased by 0.96% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 44,205 - census
2011 43,954 -0.57% estimation process
2012 43,519 -1% estimation process
2013 43,313 -0.48% estimation process
2014 43,328 0.03% estimation process
2015 43,218 -0.25% estimation process
2016 43,224 0.01% estimation process
2017 43,397 0.4% estimation process
2018 43,568 0.39% estimation process
2019 43,783 0.49% estimation process

Comitatul Polk, Comte de Polk, Comté de Polk, Condado de Polk, Condado han Polk, Contea di Polk, Hrabstwo Polk, Okrug Polk, Polk, Polk Comitatus, Polk Kun, Polk Kūn, Polk konderria, Polk megye, Quan Polk, Quận Polk, bo er ke xian, poku jun, polka ka'unti, shhrstan pwlk wyskansyn, Округ Полк, Полк, شهرستان پولک، ویسکانسین, مقاطعة بولك, پوک کاؤنٹی، وسکونسن, পোল্ক কাউন্টি, ポーク郡, 波爾克縣

People born in Polk County (1)

American artist (1888-1966) Arnold Franz Brasz 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
Clayton 4,220 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Osceola 2,888 Township in Polk County, Wisconsin
Amery 2,812 City in Polk County, Wisconsin
Little Falls 1,600 Civil town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States
Balsam Lake 1,417 Civil town in Polk County, Wisconsin
Milltown 1,232 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Saint Croix Falls 1,154 City in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Frederic 1,089 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States
Luck 934 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Centuria 910 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Clear Lake 907 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Dresser 866 Village in Polk County, Wisconsin
Sand Lake 823 Human settlement in Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States of America
West Sweden 707 Human settlement in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Clam Falls 584 Human settlement in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States of America
McKinley 434 Human settlement in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States of America

Wisconsin Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wisconsin 5,822,434 State of the United States of America
Milwaukee County 945,726 County in Wisconsin, United States
Milwaukee 590,157 City in and county seat of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States
Dane County 546,695 County in Wisconsin, United States
Waukesha County 404,198 County in Wisconsin, United States
Brown County 264,542 County in Texas, United States
Racine County 196,311 County in Wisconsin, United States
Outagamie County 187,885 County in Wisconsin, United States
Winnebago County 171,907 County in Wisconsin, United States
Kenosha County 169,561 County in Wisconsin, United States
Rock County 163,354 County in Wisconsin, United States
Washington County 136,034 County in Wisconsin, United States
Marathon County 135,692 County in Wisconsin, United States
La Crosse County 118,016 County in Wisconsin, United States
Sheboygan County 115,340 County in Wisconsin, United States
Eau Claire County 104,646 County in Wisconsin, United States

Next page