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Demographics

People

Total Population3,379
Male Share of the Population71.2%
Female Share of the Population28.8%
Senior Citizens7.6%
Employed Population 16+644
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married23.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3%
Median Earnings25+$21,975
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree$14,583

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,339
% Above Poverty Level77.1%
% Below Poverty Level22.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$650
Median House Value$70,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)69%
German6.5%
Irish5.5%
English4.4%
Dutch1.8%
African1.6%
Scottish1.5%
West Indian1.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
Welsh0.9%
Haitian0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Polish0.6%
Greek0.4%
Nigerian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Italian0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Polkton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Anson County
Standard Zip Codes28135
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35
Approximate Longitude-80.2

Polkton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWADESBORO
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.7 inches
StationMONROE 4 SE
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationALBEMARLE
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ansonville698$32,566
Lilesville484$41,434
Marshville2,598$48,367
Peachland397$40,000
Wadesboro5,577$35,988
Wingate3,798$51,523

Polkton Public Schools

Anson Co. Early College High
177 Ledbetter Street
ZIP: 28135
(704) 272-5396
High
Total Enrollment 195
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