|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Polk is 698. Polk, Pennsylvania is the 11,807th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Polk was in 1990, when its population was 1,264. In 1990, Polk was the 8,753rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,807th largest city in the US. Polk is currently 44.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Polk has shrunk 32.2% since the year 2000. Polk, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11802||Glasgow, West Virginia||699||-10.4%|
|11803||Armour, South Dakota||698||-10.1%|
|11805||Corfu, New York||698||-12.5%|
|11806||Fonda, New York||698||-13.7%|
|11809||Fort Jones, California||697||5.7%|
The total voting age population of Polk, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 631. The voting age population is 42.0% male and 58.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.0% of the residents of Polk are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Polk are 92.6% White, 4.3% Two or more races and 3.1% Black. Additionally, 1.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Polk, 34.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.3%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Polk.
Among those aged 16 and older, 42.9% of Polk residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 62.4% of Polk residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Polk residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Polk is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Polk, 26.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Polk is $57,045.
In Polk, 70.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.9% of housing units in Polk.
Of all the housing units in Polk, 52.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Polk, 3.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Polk is $607.
In Polk, 93.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.