Polk ( North Carolina )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Polk compared with those of the North Carolina state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Polk (North Carolina) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 19,226

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 18,324

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 902 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 4.9%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 237.85

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 77.00

County of Polk (North Carolina) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 869

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 4.5%

North Carolina 6.9%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 3,681

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 19.1%

North Carolina 24.3%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 4,418

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 23.0%

North Carolina 12.2%

USA 12.4%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 52.5%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 52.5%

North Carolina 51.0%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 47.5%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 47.5%

North Carolina 49%

USA 49.3%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 4,099

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 26 minutes.

County of Polk (North Carolina) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 17,885

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 93.0%

North Carolina 74.0%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,081

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 5.6%

North Carolina 21.7%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 62

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 0.3%

North Carolina 1.3%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 62

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 0.3%

North Carolina 1.9%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 5

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 0.0%

North Carolina 0.1%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 131

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 0.7%

North Carolina 1.1%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 705

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 3.7%

North Carolina 6.7%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 17,237

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 89.7%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Polk 89.7%

North Carolina 67.9%

USA 66.4%

County of Polk (North Carolina) More population data

Births 2004 = 164

Deaths 2004 = 276

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 2

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 62.1%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Polk 62.1%

North Carolina 53.0%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 3.7%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Polk 3.7%

North Carolina 5.3%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 5.9%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Polk 5.9%

North Carolina 8.0%

USA 17.9%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 696

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 36,528

County of Polk (North Carolina) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 10,146

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 954

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 10.4%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Polk 10.4%

North Carolina 14.4%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 78.7%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Polk 78.7%

North Carolina 69.4%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 112,000

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 9%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Polk 9%

North Carolina 16%

USA 26%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 7,908

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.28

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 19,804

Median household income 2004 = $ 38,184

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 11.2%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Polk 11.2%

North Carolina 13.8%

USA 12.7%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 80.6%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Polk 80.6%

North Carolina 78.1%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 25.7%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Polk 25.7%

North Carolina 22.5%

USA 24.4%

County of Polk (North Carolina) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 9,455

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 336

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 3.6%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Polk 3.6%

North Carolina 4.8%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 7,661

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 773

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 899

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 208,694

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 27,241

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 475

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 3,982

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = 5.5%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Polk 5.5%

North Carolina 0.7%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 1,790

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 12,109

Total number of firms 2002 = 1,984

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 26.6%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 109,449

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 15,806

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 77,584

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 4,124

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 191

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 37,691

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 27,145

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 113,835

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 5,985

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