Polk City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
Comparing Polk City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
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|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
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|Age of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
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|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
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|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
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|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||13 miles NW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||120 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Metro Area||Des Moines|
|Standard Zip Codes||50226|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||9 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||33.3 inches|
|Station||DES MOINES AP|
|Jan Temp||12 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||8 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||31.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.15|
|American Indian & Alaskan||6||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||16||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,940|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.2%|
|French (except Basque)||2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Polk City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Crocker (50226)
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