Polk, Ohio

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Polk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles S of Elyria, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 44866
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.944
Longitude -82.215

Polk Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ASHLAND 2 SW
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Polk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 357 100%
Male 167 46.8%
Female 190 53.2%
Under 18 95 26.6%
18+ 262 73.4%
65+ 40 11.2%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.12
White 352 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Polk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 353
Growth -4
Growth % -1.1%

Polk 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
German 31.9%
US/American 27.5%
Irish 10.4%
English 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Dutch 3.6%
Polish 2.8%
Italian 2.8%
Hungarian 2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Croatian 0.8%
Slovak 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Polk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Redhaw (44866)
Rowsburg (44866)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Polk 357 $43,750
Ashland 21,249 $42,755
Bailey Lakes 397 $45,781
Congress 192 $42,083
Jeromesville 478 $46,250
Savannah 372 $38,182
West Salem 1,501 $41,250
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