Polkville, North Carolina

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Polkville, North Carolina

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Polkville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Polkville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Polkville, North Carolina

Comparing Polkville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 3
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
College Educated Adults 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Polkville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
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.
Latitude 35.417
Longitude -81.643

Polkville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SHELBY 2 NNE
Distance 9.3 miles
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
Distance 17.8 miles
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
Distance 19.4 miles
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
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Polkville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 535 100%
Male 243 45.4%
Female 292 54.6%
Under 18 139 26%
18+ 396 74%
65+ 80 15%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.94
White 506 94.6%
African-American 20 3.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.2%

Estimated Polkville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 535
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Polkville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.8%
German 21.6%
Irish 8.6%
Scotch-Irish 8.3%
English 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
French Canadian 3.8%
Canadian 2.5%
Hungarian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Dutch 1.3%
Danish 1%
European 1%
Scottish 1%
British 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
West Indian 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Polkville 535 $40,875
Belwood 962 $40,417
Casar 308 $30,179
Fallston 603 $41,042
Kingstown 845 $33,281
Lattimore 419 $38,500
Lawndale 642 $36,023
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