Polk County Information

Polk in Georgia occupies 312 square miles and has a 2006 population of 41,091, a change from a 2000 population of 38,127 and 33,815 in 1990. 13.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 145 acts of violent crime reported in Polk in 2004, a change from 85 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 916 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4%.

Read more about Polk, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPolk 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area312 sq. milesRanked 2,819 of 3,140
Population 200641,091Ranked 1,131 of 3,140
Population 200540,436 
Population 200038,127Ranked 1,162 of 3,140
Population 199033,815Ranked 1,170 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion85.5% 
African American13.1% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1413.6% 
Population 15 to 2413.4% 
Population 25 to 3415.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5412.6% 
Population 55 to 6410.1% 
Population 65 to 747% 
Population 75 and up5.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes14585
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes14 
Robberies23 
Aggravated Assaults104 
Total Property Crimes1,3601,233
Burglaries359 
Larceny Thefts915 
Motor Vehicle Thefts86 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population21,11617,655
Unemployed Population916701
Unemployment Rate4.3%4%

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