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Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020.
United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
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With 479,612 people, Polk County is the 1st most populated county in the state of Iowa out of 99 counties. But watch out, Polk County, because Linn County with 223,861 people and Scott County with 172,446 people are right behind you.
The largest Polk County racial/ethnic groups are White (73.5%) followed by Hispanic (9.7%) and Black (7.1%).
In 2019, the median household income of Polk County households was $67,637. Polk County households made slightly more than Madison County households ($66,316) and Plymouth County households ($67,297) . However, 7.1% of Polk County families live in poverty.
The median age for Polk County residents is 35.5 years young.
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