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Demographics

People

Total Population4,115
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+2,143
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married62.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.7%
Median Earnings25+$52,128
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,455

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,797
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone8.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,039
Median House Value$228,700

Ancestry

German34%
Irish16.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
Norwegian6.8%
Dutch6.4%
English5.3%
Swedish3.9%
Hungarian3.8%
Polish2.4%
Italian2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Welsh1.9%
Czech1.5%
Danishn1%
Finnish0.9%
Canadian0.6%
Lithuanian0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
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Polk City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes50226
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.77
Approximate Longitude-93.71

Polk City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANKENY
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationDES MOINES AP
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationPERRY
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alleman499$88,125
Ankeny53,413$90,944
Granger1,461$102,639
Grimes10,422$97,796
Johnston19,491$115,020
Sheldahl249$56,875

Polk City Public Libraries

Polk City Community Library
1500 W BROADWAY
Polk City, Iowa
(515) 984-6119

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Polk City Public Schools

North Polk West Elementary School
1400 W Broadway
ZIP: 50226
(515) 984-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
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