Polk County, NC

Population 20,336

Polk County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 12.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.8%

Registered Offenders

12.95% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

94 Found nearby

Unemployment

Low 4.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 6 K-12 public schools in Polk County, NC and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Polk County's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
1 Private School

Tryon Seventh-day Adventist School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

37 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$379,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    24.7%
  • Rented
    20.4%
  • Owned
    55%

67 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Polk County, NC issued 67 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Polk County, NC issued 47 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Polk County, NC
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $564
  • 1 Bedroom: $568
  • 2 Bedrooms: $746
  • 3 Bedrooms: $930
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,050

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Environmental Hazards

94 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Polk County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Polk County, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.51 Average
    Polk County, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.12°
  • February 40.43°
  • March 47.5°
  • April 56.88°
  • May 64.26°
  • June 72.34°
  • July 74.52°
  • August 73.66°
  • September 67.48°
  • October 55.33°
  • November 46.4°
  • December 38.08°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Polk County, NC

Earthquakes
Polk County, NC has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Polk County, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Polk County, NC has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Polk County, NC has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Polk County, NC: $47,396

Unemployment

Unemployment in Polk County is 4.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.61%
White Collar - 58.39%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all