Polk County Information

Polk in Arkansas occupies 862 square miles and has a 2006 population of 20,363, a change from a 2000 population of 20,229 and 17,347 in 1990. 13.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.9% percent is 25-35, and 12.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 32 acts of violent crime reported in Polk in 2004, a change from 30 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 432 people: 4.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4%.

Read more about Polk, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPolk 
StateArkansas 
Land Area862 sq. milesRanked 1,057 of 3,140
Population 200620,363Ranked 1,802 of 3,140
Population 200520,143 
Population 200020,229Ranked 1,778 of 3,140
Population 199017,347Ranked 1,830 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion96.5% 
African American.3% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American1.5% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.3% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2413.1% 
Population 25 to 3410.9% 
Population 35 to 4412.9% 
Population 45 to 5413.2% 
Population 55 to 6412.5% 
Population 65 to 749.6% 
Population 75 and up8.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3230
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults30 
Total Property Crimes289214
Burglaries118 
Larceny Thefts166 
Motor Vehicle Thefts5 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,8538,990
Unemployed Population432364
Unemployment Rate4.9%4%

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