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Polk County, Nebraska Facts

Facts
State Nebraska
Land area 438.4 square miles
Population Density 12.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,275
Population change -2.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 19.8%
Females 50.3%
White 98
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.5
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 0.3%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.3%
Veterans 423
Households and Housing
Households 2,232
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.6%
Median household income $52,848
The per capita income $27,639
Live below the poverty line. 8.3%
housing units 2,713
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $95,200
Residents owning their homes. 74.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 645
Women-owned firms 10.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $35,465
Retail sales per capita $6,843
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $103,321