In 2017, Polk County, MO had a population of 31.3k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $44,805. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Polk County, MO grew from 31,113 to 31,347, a 0.752% increase and its median household income grew from $42,483 to $44,805, a 5.47% increase.
The population of Polk County, MO is 93.9% White Alone, 2.32% Hispanic or Latino, and 2% Two or More Races. 3.31% of the people in Polk County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Polk County, MO are Southwest Baptist University (938 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Polk County, MO is $122,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.6%. Most people in Polk County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, MO is 2 cars per household.