Polk

County Data

Year Founded: 1845
Area: 745 square miles
Population: 68,785

 

Population Data

Total Oregon Voice Members: 3,183
Percentage of population who are Oregon Voice members: 6.2%
Total Registered Voters: 40,319
Total registered voters who are Oregon Voice members: 2,332
Percentage of registered voters who are Oregon Voice members: 5.8%
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2010 Census Data

Percentage population who identify as:
Caucasian: 80.50%
African-American: 0.52%
Native American or Alaskan Native: 1.83%
Asian: 1.86%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.27%
Other, or two or more races: 2.96%
Hispanic or Latino origin: 12.05%

 

Other Data

Oregon County Health Rankings (Wisconsin Pop. Health Institute): 8
Percentage of children living in poverty: 18.6%