Polk employment information

Income per capita$24,885$27,339$28,555
Median household income$47,000$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,833$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,000$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$37,083$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$18,542$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level10.8%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Polk is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Polk is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Polk is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Polk is 30% lower than the national average.

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Polk median earnings by income bracket

Polk employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.5%2.5%
Manufacturing sector11.2%8.8%
Financial & insurance services2.2%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services23.6%13.8%
Public administration2.2%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services19.1%28.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Overland, NE177$79,25048%
Thayer, NE56$66,25024%
Osceola, NE874$57,2377%
Aurora, NE4,461$54,4842%
Hampton, NE417$51,8273%
Polk, NE332$47,00012%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rosewood, OH332$66,92325%
Potter, NE332$41,87522%
West Okoboji, IA332$54,4642%
New Munich, MN332$39,12527%
Holyrood, KS332$41,87522%
Polk, NE332$47,00012%
Source: The Polk, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.