Polk County, TX

Population 45,587

Polk County, TX Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12%

Registered Offenders

67.14% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

182 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 4.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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19 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 19 K-12 public schools in Polk County, TX and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Polk County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

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Crime view details

253 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Polk County, TX

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$205,000 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    25.9%
  • Rented
    17.5%
  • Owned
    56.7%

469 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Polk County, TX issued 469 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, TX issued 15 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 15 permits, 9 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $564
  • 2 Bedrooms: $750
  • 3 Bedrooms: $977
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,250

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Environmental Hazards

182 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Polk County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Polk County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.28 Average
    Polk County, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49.78°
  • February 53.83°
  • March 60.97°
  • April 68.37°
  • May 75.57°
  • June 82.66°
  • July 84.38°
  • August 86.02°
  • September 78.42°
  • October 67.93°
  • November 59.18°
  • December 51.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Polk County, TX

Earthquakes
Polk County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Polk County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Polk County, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Polk County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Polk County, TX: $40,864

Unemployment

Unemployment in Polk County is 4.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, % and % respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.00%
White Collar - 47.00%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

58 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all