Polk County, Iowa


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Polk County IA
Total Population 467,235
Total Households 181,316
Median Household Income 63,604
Median Age 37
Median Age Male 36
Median Age Female 39
---------------- AGE BY SEX ---------------
Total Male 229,864
(M) under 5 17,250
(M) 5 to 9 16,519
(M) 10 to 14 16,883
(M) 15 to 17 9,373
(M) 18 and 19 5,636
(M) 20 3,119
(M) 21 2,682
(M) 22 to 24 9,044
(M) 25 to 29 18,118
(M) 30 to 34 18,494
(M) 35 to 39 16,056
(M) 40 to 44 15,687
(M) 45 to 49 15,330
(M) 50 to 54 15,199
(M) 55 to 59 13,953
(M) 60 and 61 5,387
(M) 62 to 64 6,761
(M) 65 and 66 4,313
(M) 67 to 69 5,010
(M) 70 to 74 5,945
(M) 75 to 79 4,263
(M) 80 to 84 2,500
(M) 85 and older 2,342
Total Female 237,371
(F) under 5 16,473
(F) 5 to 9 16,047
(F) 10 to 14 15,912
(F) 15 to 17 9,103
(F) 18 and 19 5,549
(F) 20 3,210
(F) 21 2,580
(F) 22 to 24 9,608
(F) 25 to 29 18,245
(F) 30 to 34 18,210
(F) 35 to 39 15,905
(F) 40 to 44 15,383
(F) 45 to 49 15,137
(F) 50 to 54 15,550
(F) 55 to 59 15,120
(F) 60 and 61 5,848
(F) 62 to 64 7,225
(F) 65 and 66 4,965
(F) 67 to 69 5,565
(F) 70 to 74 7,231
(F) 75 to 79 5,420
(F) 80 to 84 4,097
(F) 85 and older 4,988
------------- HOUSEHOLD INCOME ------------
Less than $10,000 9,438
$10,000 to $14,999 6,857
$15,000 to $19,999 6,936
$20,000 to $24,999 7,755
$25,000 to $29,999 7,785
$30,000 to $34,999 8,152
$35,000 to $39,999 7,525
$40,000 to $44,999 8,461
$45,000 to $49,999 7,554
$50,000 to $59,999 14,392
$60,000 to $74,999 20,869
$75,000 to $99,999 26,070
$100,000 to $124,999 16,864
$125,000 to $149,999 11,034
$150,000 to $199,999 11,279
$200,000 or More 10,345
------------------- RACE ------------------
White Alone 395,365
Black or African American Alone 30,229
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 1,378
Asian Alone 20,321
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 416
Some Other Race Alone 6,566
Two or More Races 12,960
Two Races Including Some Other Race 1,174
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 11,786
------------ HISPANIC / LATINO ------------
Not Hispanic or Latino 429,298
Hispanic or Latino 37,937
-------------- MARITAL STATUS -------------
Population 15 years and older 368,151
Male 15 years and older 179,212
(M) Never Married 61,304
(M) Now Married 93,443
(M) Married, Spouse Present 87,568
(M) Married, Spouse Absent 5,875
(M) Separated 1,988
(M) Other 3,887
(M) Widowed 4,201
(M) Divorced 20,264
Female 15 years and older 188,939
(F) Never Married 54,138
(F) Now Married 94,583
(F) Married, Spouse Present 86,694
(F) Married, Spouse Absent 7,889
(F) Separated 3,482
(F) Other 4,407
(F) Widowed 14,171
(F) Divorced 26,047
---------------- HOME VALUE ---------------
Total Owner Occupied Housing Units 121,656
Less than $10,000 1,886
$10,000 to $14,999 772
$15,000 to $19,999 716
$20,000 to $24,999 662
$25,000 to $29,999 562
$30,000 to $34,999 488
$35,000 to $39,999 249
$40,000 to $49,999 1,073
$50,000 to $59,999 1,375
$60,000 to $69,999 2,131
$70,000 to $79,999 3,760
$80,000 to $89,999 4,911
$90,000 to $99,999 5,049
$100,000 to $124,999 13,389
$125,000 to $149,999 13,889
$150,000 to $174,999 15,943
$175,000 to $199,999 11,758
$200,000 to $249,999 16,916
$250,000 to $299,999 10,466
$300,000 to $399,999 8,943
$400,000 to $499,999 3,078
$500,000 to $749,999 2,403
$750,000 to $999,999 788
$1,000,000 or More 449
------------ PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ------------
Total Households 181,316
With Public Assistance Income 4,368
No Public Assistance Income 176,948
-------------- HOUSING TENURE -------------
Total Housing Units 181,316
Owner Occupied 121,656
Renter Occupied 59,660
------------ VEHICLES AVAILABLE -----------
Total Vehicles 333,657
------------- EDUCATION BY SEX ------------
Population 25 years and older 308,247
Male 25 years and older 149,358
(M) No Schooling Completed 1,621
(M) Nursery to 4th Grade 471
(M) 5th and 6th Grade 1,273
(M) 7th and 8th Grade 1,625
(M) 9th Grade 1,710
(M) 10th Grade 1,970
(M) 11th Grade 2,367
(M) 12th Grade, No Diploma 2,208
(M) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 38,202
(M) Some College, Less than 1 Year 9,886
(M) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 21,225
(M) Associate's Degree 14,333
(M) Bachelor's Degree 36,438
(M) Master's Degree 10,009
(M) Professional School Degree 4,300
(M) Doctorate Degree 1,720
Female 25 years and older 158,889
(F) No Schooling Completed 2,164
(F) Nursery to 4th Grade 664
(F) 5th and 6th Grade 1,149
(F) 7th and 8th Grade 1,701
(F) 9th Grade 1,444
(F) 10th Grade 1,661
(F) 11th Grade 2,347
(F) 12th Grade, No Diploma 2,066
(F) High School Graduate, Ged, or Alternative 39,228
(F) Some College, Less than 1 Year 11,366
(F) Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 22,007
(F) Associate's Degree 16,705
(F) Bachelor's Degree 39,019
(F) Master's Degree 13,036
(F) Professional School Degree 2,935
(F) Doctorate Degree 1,397
---------------- OCCUPATION ---------------
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 2,736
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 2,715
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 21
Construction 15,626
Manufacturing 22,518
Wholesale Trade 7,424
Retail Trade 29,157
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 10,549
Transportation and Warehousing 9,246
Utilities 1,303
Information 5,137
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 38,170
Finance and Insurance 33,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 4,210
Professional, Scientific, and Management, And Administrative and Waste Management Services 26,376
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 15,789
Management of Companies and Enterprises 152
Administrative and Support and Waste Management Services 10,435
Educational Services, and Health Care and Social Assistance 51,140
Educational Services 18,836
Health Care and Social Assistance 32,304
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, and Accommodation and Food Services 20,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 4,609
Accommodation and Food Services 16,371
Other Services, Except Public Administration 11,099
Public Administration 9,193

source: 2017 US Census - American Community Survey