Polkville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Polkville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||27 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||47 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||28136|
|Phone Area Codes||704|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SHELBY 2 NNE|
|Jan Temp||27 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||49.2 inches|
|Station||LINCOLNTON 4 W|
|Jan Temp||29 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||46 to 72 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||48.1 inches|
|Station||FOREST CITY 6 SW|
|Jan Temp||26 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||51.5 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.94|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||2.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||535|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6%|
|French (except Basque)||1.6%|
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