In 2020, Polk County, NE had a population of 5.21k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $59,837. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Polk County, NE declined from 5,225 to 5,208, a −0.325% decrease and its median household income declined from $67,719 to $59,837, a −11.6% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Polk County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), Other (Hispanic) (1.98%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.173%).
None of the households in Polk County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.1% of the residents in Polk County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Polk County, NE was $117,600, and the homeownership rate was 83.5%. Most people in Polk County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, NE was 2 cars per household.