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People

Total Population 301
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 148
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 52.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,063
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $844
Median House Value $95,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 12.6%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station CHIPPEWA LAKE
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
Station OBERLIN
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 20,392 $51,810
Bailey Lakes 543 $48,875
Congress 162 $31,528
Jeromesville 578 $58,409

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

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