Polk County, TX has a population of 46,583 people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $40,864. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Polk County, TX grew from 46,113 to 46,583, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $39,662 to $40,864, a 3.03% increase.
The population of Polk County, TX is 71.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic, and 10.5% Black. 12.5% of the people in Polk County, TX speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Polk County, TX are Sam Houston State University, with 4,549 graduates, Sebring Career Schools-Huntsville, with 16 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Polk County, TX is $84,600, and the homeownership rate is 76.4%. Most people in Polk County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Polk County, TX is 2 cars per household.
Polk County, TX is the 69th most populated county in Texas and borders Angelina County, TX; Hardin County, TX; Liberty County, TX; San Jacinto County, TX; Trinity County, TX; and Tyler County, TX& 1 more.