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People

Total Population 332
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 148
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,667
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $450
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 5.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Polk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 68654
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.076
Longitude -97.783

Polk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CENTRAL CITY
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station OSCEOLA
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station SURPRISE
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benedict 239 $46,875
Bradshaw 280 $54,500
Central City 2,902 $53,550
Clarks 387 $46,667
Hordville 145 $61,250
Stromsburg 1,129 $68,824

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Polk Public Libraries

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Polk Public Library
180 NORTH MAIN
Polk, Nebraska
(402) 765-6471

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Polk High Schools

HIGH PLAINS COMMUNITY HIGH SCH
402-765-3331
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

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