Polk County, Iowa state, USA

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Polk County, Iowa, USA

Map of Polk County
Population
- Total:430.640 (2010)
- Density:748,9/sq mi (289,6/sq km)
Area
- Total:592 sq mi (1.533 sq km)
- Land:575 sq mi (1.487 sq km)
- Water:18 sq mi (46 sq km)
- % water:3,00 %
Latitude:+41.6842807
Longitude:-093.5697204

Basic information about the Polk County

The Polk County is located in the state of Iowa. This county occupies 592 square miles, with 18 square miles being water areas. There are 430.640 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Polk County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (84.73%), followed by Black or African American (6%) and Asian (3.53%). There are 170.197 households in the county, while 63,64% of them are family households and 36,36% represent non family households. There are 21 cities and towns in Polk County. The most populated city is Des Moines city and the smallest town or village is Sheldahl city.


Statistical data for the Polk County based on the 2010 U.S. Census

Racial makeup

Total
430,640
White alone
364,89584.73 %
Black or African American alone
25,8536.00 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
1,3840.32 %
Asian alone
15,2203.53 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
2540.06 %
Some Other Race alone
12,6292.93 %
Two or More races
10,4052.42 %

Statistical data for the Polk County

Data Source : US Census Bureau

Racial makeup

Total
430,640
White alone
364,89584.73 %
Black or African American alone
25,8536.00 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
1,3840.32 %
Asian alone
15,2203.53 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
2540.06 %
Some Other Race alone
12,6292.93 %
Two or More races
10,4052.42 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin

Total
430,640
Not Hispanic or Latino
397,99392.42 %
Hispanic or Latino
32,6477.58 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin by Race

Total
430,640
Not Hispanic or Latino
397,99392.42 %
White alone
347,71087.37 %
Black or African American alone
25,3446.37 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
8940.22 %
Asian alone
15,1183.80 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
2280.06 %
Some Other Race alone
6050.15 %
Two or More races
8,0942.03 %
Hispanic or Latino
32,6477.58 %
White alone
17,18552.64 %
Black or African American alone
5091.56 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
4901.50 %
Asian alone
1020.31 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
260.08 %
Some Other Race alone
12,02436.83 %
Two or More races
2,3117.08 %

Median Age by Sex

Both sexes
35
Male
34
Female
36

Household Type

Total
170,197
Family households
108,32163.64 %
Husband-wife family
82,12575.82 %
Other family
26,19624.18 %
Male householder, no wife present
7,42028.32 %
Female householder, no husband present
18,77671.68 %
Nonfamily households
61,87636.36 %
Householder living alone
48,12777.78 %
Householder not living alone
13,74922.22 %

Geographical and Cultural Features and Landmarks in the Polk County - including Historical Features

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Current weather situation in the Polk County

City Alias ZIP Codes
AllemanAlleman50007
AltoonaAdventureland Estates50009
AltoonaAltoona50009
AltoonaIvy50009
AnkenyAnkeny50021, 50023
BerwickBerwick50032
BondurantBondurant50035
CliveClive50325
CliveDes Moines50325
Des MoinesAllied Group50391
Des MoinesAmerican Republic50334
Des MoinesBeaverdale50310
Des MoinesCapitol Heights50317
Des MoinesCarbondale50317
Des MoinesCDS50947, 50950
Des MoinesCitigroup50360, 50367, 50359, 50364, 50361, 50363, 50362
Des MoinesCitigroup Brm50369
Des MoinesCommunications Data Service50940
Des MoinesCommunications Data Services50340
Des MoinesDes Moines50360, 50329, 50336, 50328, 50339, 50330, 50331, 50332, 50359, 50340, 50333, 50335, 50334, 50361, 50362, 50395, 50396, 50936, 50940, 50947, 50950, 50980, 50981, 50982, 50394, 50393, 50363, 50364, 50367, 50368, 50369, 50380, 50381, 50391, 50392, 50983, 50319, 50307, 50320, 50310, 50309, 50311, 50312, 50313, 50318, 50314, 50315, 50317, 50306, 50305, 50301, 50302, 50316, 50303, 50304, 50308, 50321
Des MoinesEquitable Life Assurance50339
Des MoinesFirst Interstate Bank50396
Des MoinesHighland Park50313
Des MoinesHP50336
Des MoinesHp Enterprise Services50982, 50983
Des MoinesHp Other50381, 50380
Des MoinesHp-proactive50936
Des MoinesHP-SC/YE50981, 50980
Des MoinesMarquisville50313
Des MoinesMidamerican Energy50335
Des MoinesNorwoodville50317
Des MoinesPleasant Hill50317
Des MoinesPrincipal Financial50392
Des MoinesRisingsun50317
Des MoinesSaydel50313
Des MoinesSaylorville50313
Des MoinesSouth Des Moines50315, 50320, 50321
Des MoinesState Of Iowa50319
Des MoinesUrbandale50391, 50395
Des MoinesUSPS BMC50395
Des MoinesVisa Mastercard50330
Des MoinesWells Fargo Mortgage50329, 50332, 50331, 50330, 50328
ElkhartElkhart50073
ElkhartEnterprise50073
ElkhartWhite Oak50073
GrimesGrimes50111
GrimesHerrold50111
JohnstonCamp Dodge50131
JohnstonJohnston50131
MitchellvilleMitchellville50169
MitchellvilleSantiago50169
Pleasant HillDes Moines50327
Pleasant HillPleasant Hill50327
Polk CityCrocker50226
Polk CityPolk City50226
RunnellsRunnells50237
SheldahlSheldahl50243
UrbandaleDes Moines50398, 50322, 50323
UrbandaleMarsh Inc50398
UrbandaleUrbandale50398, 50322, 50323
UrbandaleWest Des Moines50398
West Des MoinesW Des Moines50265, 50266
West Des MoinesWDM50266, 50265
West Des MoinesWest Des Moines50265, 50266
Windsor HeightsClive50324
Windsor HeightsDes Moines50324
Windsor HeightsWindsor Heights50324
Windsor HeightsWindsor Hts50324

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