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People

Total Population 496
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 22.4%
Employed Population 16+ 224
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,875
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.2%
Median Gross Rent $757
Median House Value $105,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 7.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station LINCOLNTON 4 W
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
Station FOREST CITY 6 SW
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belwood 994 $42,375
Casar 269 $30,313
Fallston 667 $62,946
Kingstown 742 $36,000
Lattimore 469 $50,500
Lawndale 709 $40,536

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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