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|People QuickFacts||Polk County||Nebraska|
|Population, 2013 estimate||5,275||1,868,516|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||5,406||1,826,341|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-2.4%||2.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.6%||7.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.5%||24.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||19.8%||14.1%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.3%||50.2%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||98.0%||89.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||4.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||2.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.1%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||3.5%||9.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||95.0%||81.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||88.6%||83.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||2.5%||6.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||4.1%||10.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||93.6%||90.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||20.3%||28.5%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||18.9||18.1|
|Housing units, 2013||2,713||807,034|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||74.3%||67.0%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||6.0%||19.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$95,200||$128,000|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.33||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$27,639||$26,899|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$52,848||$51,672|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||8.3%||12.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Polk County||Nebraska|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||143||52,2942|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||879||818,2892|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||0.9%||2.6%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||463||127,097|
|Total number of firms, 2007||645||159,665|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.8%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||10.2%||25.7%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||40,157,999|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||103,321||24,019,868|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||35,465||26,486,612|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$6,843||$14,965|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,141||2,685,580|
|Building permits, 2012||3||6,116|
|Geography QuickFacts||Polk County||Nebraska|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||438.35||76,824.17|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||12.3||23.8|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|