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Demographics

People

Total Population336
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+161
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married56.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,159
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,625
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.1%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$49,500

Ancestry

German36.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
Swedish14%
Dutch8.6%
Polish6.3%
Irish5.4%
English3.6%
French Except Basque3.3%
Danishn3%
Scottish2.4%
Norwegian1.8%
Czech1.2%
Russian1.2%
Finnish0.6%
Welsh0.6%
African0.3%
Swiss0.3%
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Polk Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes68654
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.07
Approximate Longitude-97.78

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)

StationCENTRAL CITY
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip27 inches
StationOSCEOLA
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationSURPRISE
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benedict229$46,563
Bradshaw326$61,667
Central City2,892$61,875
Clarks352$42,500
Hordville146$64,688
Stromsburg1,162$67,969

Polk Public Libraries

Polk Public Library
180 NORTH MAIN
Polk, Nebraska
(402) 765-7266

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Polk Public Schools

High Plains Community High Sch
345 S Pine, Po Box 29
ZIP: 68654
(402) 765-3331
High
Total Enrollment 85
High Plains Elementary/polk
260 S Pine, Po Box 29
ZIP: 68654
(402) 765-2271
Middle
Total Enrollment 43

Polk Private Schools

Immanuel Lutheran School
2406 E 26th Rd
ZIP: 68654
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
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