In 2019, Polk County, FL had a population of 725k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $51,833. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Polk County, FL grew from 708,009 to 724,777, a 2.37% increase and its median household income grew from $51,670 to $51,833, a 0.315% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Polk County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.6%), White (Hispanic) (18.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (4.6%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%). 0% of the households in Polk County, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.4% of the residents in Polk County, FL are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Polk County, FL was $175,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%. Most people in Polk County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, FL was 2 cars per household.