In 2017, Polk County, OR had a population of 79.7k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $56,032. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Polk County, OR grew from 78,470 to 79,666, a 1.52% increase and its median household income grew from $54,010 to $56,032, a 3.74% increase.
The population of Polk County, OR is 78.9% White Alone, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.12% Two or More Races. 13.3% of the people in Polk County, OR speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Polk County, OR are Western Oregon University (1,529 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Polk County, OR is $224,700, and the homeownership rate is 64.6%. Most people in Polk County, OR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, OR is 2 cars per household.