The table below compares Polk County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 9||88th|
|Population Density1||# 20||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 15||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 32||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 38||45th|
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|Population in Households||606,198|
|Population in Familes||496,621|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12,759|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||287,764 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||155,295 (54.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||76,901 (26.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||55,568 (19.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,577|
|Average Home Value||$144,098|
|Median Household Income||$41,967|
|Average Household Income||$55,827|
|Per Capita Income||$21,123|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
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