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Polk County Florida Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Polk County Florida area was $51,833 in 2019, the latest figures available. Polk County median household income is $7,394 lower than the median Florida household income and $13,879 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Polk County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Polk County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Polk County Florida

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Florida $59,227 +4.89% +9.31%
Polk County $51,833 -1.47% +4.96%

Trends in Polk County, FL Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Polk is $51,833. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $54,816 and is now $2,983 (5.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,877 in 2011, real median household income for Polk has now grown by $5,956 (12.98%).

Real Median Household Income: Polk County, Florida, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Polk County

Date US Florida Polk County
2019 $65,712 $59,227 $51,833
2018 $63,059 $56,467 $52,606
2017 $62,927 $54,852 $50,556
2016 $61,383 $54,184 $49,385
2015 $60,187 $53,336 $47,547
2014 $58,001 $51,306 $46,243
2013 $57,437 $50,606 $46,648
2012 $57,307 $50,244 $46,100
2011 $57,531 $50,465 $45,877
2010 $58,809 $52,185 $48,383
2009 $59,988 $53,437 $50,062

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Polk County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Polk County was $60,761 in 2019. Compared to the median Florida family income, Polk County median family income is $10,587 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Polk County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Polk County Florida

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Florida $71,348 +4.60% +9.27%
Polk County $60,761 +0.54% +4.23%

Trends in Polk County, FL Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Polk is $60,761. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $63,158 and is now $2,397 (3.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,304 in 2012, real median family income for Polk has now grown by $7,457 (13.99%).

Real Median Family Income: Polk County, Florida, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Polk County

Date US Florida Polk County
2019 $80,944 $71,348 $60,761
2018 $77,786 $68,209 $60,436
2017 $77,064 $66,751 $57,730
2016 $75,707 $65,295 $58,295
2015 $73,660 $64,033 $54,862
2014 $71,246 $61,844 $55,011
2013 $70,386 $61,311 $55,450
2012 $69,752 $61,106 $53,304
2011 $70,009 $61,468 $55,219
2010 $71,221 $62,389 $56,353
2009 $72,962 $63,916 $60,608

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Polk County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Polk County was $25,281 in 2019. Compared to the median Florida per capita income, Polk County median per capita income is $7,606 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Polk County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Polk County Florida

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Florida $32,887 +3.01% +7.85%
Polk County $25,281 -0.62% +3.47%

Trends in Polk County, FL Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Polk is $25,281. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,313 and is now $2,032 (7.44%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,382 in 2014, real per capita income for Polk has now grown by $2,899 (12.95%).

Real Per Capita Income: Polk County, Florida, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Polk County

Date US Florida Polk County
2019 $35,672 $32,887 $25,281
2018 $34,444 $31,927 $25,438
2017 $33,788 $31,119 $24,701
2016 $33,163 $30,492 $24,432
2015 $32,351 $29,888 $23,194
2014 $31,228 $28,734 $22,382
2013 $30,982 $28,399 $22,543
2012 $30,476 $28,366 $22,710
2011 $30,425 $28,372 $22,699
2010 $30,622 $28,522 $23,648
2009 $31,545 $29,494 $24,899

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