Polk County, North Carolina state, USA

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Polk County, North Carolina, USA

Map of Polk County
Population
- Total:20.510 (2010)
- Density:86,2/sq mi (33,3/sq km)
Area
- Total:239 sq mi (618 sq km)
- Land:238 sq mi (616 sq km)
- Water:1 sq mi (2 sq km)
- % water:0,32 %
Latitude:+35.2789284
Longitude:-082.1676673

Basic information about the Polk County

The Polk County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 239 square miles, with 1 square miles being water areas. There are 20.510 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 (90.85%), followed by Black or African American (4.48%) and Some Other Race (2.57%). There are 8.989 households in the county, while 64,31% of them are family households and 35,69% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Polk County. The most populated city is Tryon town and the smallest town or village is Saluda city.


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

Racial makeup

Total
20,510
White alone
18,63390.85 %
Black or African American alone
9184.48 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
720.35 %
Asian alone
680.33 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
20.01 %
Some Other Race alone
5282.57 %
Two or More races
2891.41 %

Statistical data for the Polk County

Data Source : US Census Bureau

Racial makeup

Total
20,510
White alone
18,63390.85 %
Black or African American alone
9184.48 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
720.35 %
Asian alone
680.33 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
20.01 %
Some Other Race alone
5282.57 %
Two or More races
2891.41 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin

Total
20,510
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,38894.53 %
Hispanic or Latino
1,1225.47 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin by Race

Total
20,510
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,38894.53 %
White alone
18,12693.49 %
Black or African American alone
9114.70 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
410.21 %
Asian alone
600.31 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
10.01 %
Some Other Race alone
140.07 %
Two or More races
2351.21 %
Hispanic or Latino
1,1225.47 %
White alone
50745.19 %
Black or African American alone
70.62 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
312.76 %
Asian alone
80.71 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
10.09 %
Some Other Race alone
51445.81 %
Two or More races
544.81 %

Median Age by Sex

Both sexes
49
Male
47
Female
51

Household Type

Total
8,989
Family households
5,78164.31 %
Husband-wife family
4,63080.09 %
Other family
1,15119.91 %
Male householder, no wife present
35931.19 %
Female householder, no husband present
79268.81 %
Nonfamily households
3,20835.69 %
Householder living alone
2,80987.56 %
Householder not living alone
39912.44 %

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
ColumbusColumbus28722
LynnLynn28750
Mill SpringMill Spring28756
SaludaSaluda28773
TryonTryon28782

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