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Demographics Analysis

The people of Polk County, Wisconsin give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1,289

5 to 9 years : 1,484

10 to 14 years : 1,326

15 to 17 years : 920

18 and 19 years : 497

20 years : 254

21 years : 187

22 to 24 years : 579

25 to 29 years : 1,073

30 to 34 years : 1,191

35 to 39 years : 1,228

40 to 44 years : 1,395

45 to 49 years : 1,704

50 to 54 years : 1,891

55 to 59 years : 1,687

60 and 61 years : 756

62 to 64 years : 921

65 and 66 years : 553

67 to 69 years : 629

70 to 74 years : 888

75 to 79 years : 669

80 to 84 years : 403

85 years and over : 388

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,157

5 to 9 years : 1,544

10 to 14 years : 1,273

15 to 17 years : 907

18 and 19 years : 467

20 years : 173

21 years : 246

22 to 24 years : 500

25 to 29 years : 1,002

30 to 34 years : 1,255

35 to 39 years : 1,238

40 to 44 years : 1,305

45 to 49 years : 1,617

50 to 54 years : 1,829

55 to 59 years : 1,610

60 and 61 years : 572

62 to 64 years : 1,039

65 and 66 years : 444

67 to 69 years : 626

70 to 74 years : 1,050

75 to 79 years : 792

80 to 84 years : 586

85 years and over : 521


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 42,844

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 2

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 173

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 230

Not a U.S. citizen : 416


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2,007

5 to 17 years : 5,211

18 to 24 years : 1,868

25 to 34 years : 2,820

35 to 44 years : 2,737

45 to 54 years : 3,640

55 to 59 years : 1,569

60 and 61 years : 680

62 to 64 years : 806

65 to 74 years : 2,082

75 years and over : 1,741

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 433

5 to 17 years : 2,123

18 to 24 years : 922

25 to 34 years : 1,522

35 to 44 years : 2,354

45 to 54 years : 3,266

55 to 59 years : 1,683

60 and 61 years : 635

62 to 64 years : 1,116

65 to 74 years : 2,058

75 years and over : 1,571

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 23

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 89

18 to 24 years : 111

25 to 34 years : 138

35 to 44 years : 67

45 to 54 years : 98

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 43

75 years and over : 24


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 5,202

Now married, except separated : 10,379

Divorced : 2,252

Separated : 147

Widowed : 1,148

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,910

Now married, except separated : 9,476

Divorced : 2,084

Separated : 120

Widowed : 1,142

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 100

Divorced : 35

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 195

Now married, except separated : 278

Divorced : 71

Separated : 5

Widowed : 31


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 1,497

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,790

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,020

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,312

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,508

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,630

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,604

$65,000 to $74,999 : 718

$75,000 or more : 1,049

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,294

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,579

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,570

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,693

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,302

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,163

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,422

$65,000 to $74,999 : 512

$75,000 or more : 1,197

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 10

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $34,999 : 39

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $64,999 : 44

$65,000 to $74,999 : 4

$75,000 or more : 17

Foreign born:

No income : 52

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 106

$10,000 to $14,999 : 67

$15,000 to $24,999 : 157

$25,000 to $34,999 : 94

$35,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $64,999 : 38

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 36


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 23,963

Born in other state of the United States : 26,392

Native; born outside the United States : 31,875

Foreign born : 22,347


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Under 3 years : 1,431

3 and 4 years : 1,005

5 years : 583

6 to 8 years : 1,788

9 to 11 years : 1,688

12 to 14 years : 1,559

15 to 17 years : 1,808


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 957

$10,000 to $14,999 : 919

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,017

$20,000 to $24,999 : 985

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,280

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,292

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,072

$40,000 to $44,999 : 905

$45,000 to $49,999 : 863

$50,000 to $59,999 : 1,568

$60,000 to $74,999 : 2,093

$75,000 to $99,999 : 2,250

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,193

$125,000 to $149,999 : 654

$150,000 to $199,999 : 433

$200,000 or more : 364


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Polk County, Wisconsin is 43,665



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Polk County, Wisconsin: 21,912
Female Population in Polk County, Wisconsin: 21,753


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Polk County, Wisconsin: 43.3
Median Female Resident Age in Polk County, Wisconsin: 44.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Polk County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.5

Female

43.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.0

Male

32.5

Female

18.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.6

Male

26.0

Female

28.3

Asian


Both sexes

32.1

Male

28.5

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

29.5

Male

39.5

Female

21.0

Other


Both sexes

23.7

Male

23.3

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.2

Male

17.0

Female

17.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.4

Male

21.3

Female

21.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.3

Male

42.7

Female

43.9


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,475

No health insurance coverage : 84

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,298

No health insurance coverage : 148

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,178

No health insurance coverage : 312

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,755

No health insurance coverage : 492

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,162

No health insurance coverage : 445

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,057

No health insurance coverage : 525

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,890

No health insurance coverage : 474

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,064

No health insurance coverage : 2

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,315

No health insurance coverage : 28

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,422

No health insurance coverage : 48

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,219

No health insurance coverage : 184

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,038

No health insurance coverage : 348

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,013

No health insurance coverage : 233

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,193

No health insurance coverage : 345

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,038

No health insurance coverage : 408

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,850

No health insurance coverage : 371

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,057

No health insurance coverage : 3

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,737

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 713

No employer-based health insurance : 846

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,168

No employer-based health insurance : 1,278

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 910

No employer-based health insurance : 580

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,227

No employer-based health insurance : 1,020

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,737

No employer-based health insurance : 870

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,393

No employer-based health insurance : 1,189

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,139

No employer-based health insurance : 1,225

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 695

No employer-based health insurance : 1,371

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 369

No employer-based health insurance : 974

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 682

No employer-based health insurance : 788

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,024

No employer-based health insurance : 1,379

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 582

No employer-based health insurance : 804

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,203

No employer-based health insurance : 1,043

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,539

No employer-based health insurance : 999

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,374

No employer-based health insurance : 1,072

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,136

No employer-based health insurance : 1,085

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 603

No employer-based health insurance : 1,457

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 441

No employer-based health insurance : 1,296


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 25,161

Born in other state in the United States : 17,683

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 2

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 173

Foreign born : 646


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 39,920

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 620

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 62

German or other West Germanic languages : 229

Slavic languages : 114

Other Indo-European languages : 60

Korean : 0

Chinese : 81

Vietnamese : 0

Tagalog : 34

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 25

Other and unspecified languages : 74


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 12

No Medicare coverage : 4,993

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 621

No Medicare coverage : 12,669

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,262

No Medicare coverage : 147

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 4,873

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 427

No Medicare coverage : 12,410

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,747

No Medicare coverage : 50


(updated 2013)



Races in Polk County, Wisconsin


  • White: 42,136
  • African American: 179
  • American Indian: 427
  • Asian: 249
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 260
  • Two or More Races: 414



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Polk County, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Polk County, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 34   (0.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 19   (0.14%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 41   (0.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 609   (4.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 189   (1.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 350   (2.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 397   (2.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 384   (2.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 5,594   (41.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,079   (7.92%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,891   (13.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 837   (6.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,408   (10.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 464   (3.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 276   (2.03%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 47   (0.35%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (0.14%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.06%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 26   (0.18%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 566   (4.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 207   (1.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 344   (2.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 338   (2.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 379   (2.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 5,801   (41.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,180   (8.37%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,931   (13.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,185   (8.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,557   (11.04%)
  • Master's Degree: 422   (2.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 131   (0.93%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.08%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 275

5 to 9 years : 2,766

10 to 14 years : 2,356

15 to 17 years : 1,652

18 and 19 years : 625

20 to 24 years : 550

25 to 34 years : 324

35 years and over : 388

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 63

5 to 9 years : 170

10 to 14 years : 167

15 to 17 years : 80

18 and 19 years : 43

20 to 24 years : 68

25 to 34 years : 48

35 years and over : 164

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 667

5 to 9 years : 92

10 to 14 years : 76

15 to 17 years : 95

18 and 19 years : 296

20 to 24 years : 1,321

25 to 34 years : 4,149

35 years and over : 25,789


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Osceola


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 128, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-4140, Students: 1,881 )

  • Amery


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 543 Minneapolis Ave S, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9771, Students: 1,788 )

  • Unity


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-3515, Students: 1,122 )

  • Saint Croix Falls


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 130, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: (715) 483-9823, Students: 1,072 )

  • Clear Lake


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1101 3rd St Sw, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Phone: (715) 263-2114, Students: 652 )

  • Luck


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 810 S 7th St, Luck, WI 54853, Phone: (715) 472-2151, Students: 592 )

  • Frederic


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1437 Clam Falls Dr, Frederic, WI 54837, Phone: (715) 327-5630, Students: 539 )

  • Clayton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 130, Clayton, WI 54004, Phone: (715) 948-2163, Students: 440 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Unity Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2101, Students: 495 )

  • Lien Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 469 Minneapolis Ave S, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9771, Students: 444 )

  • Osceola Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 128, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-4180, Students: 413 )

  • Osceola Intermediate


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: Po Box 128, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-2800, Students: 408 )

  • Osceola Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 128, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-3457, Students: 403 )

  • Amery Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 501 Minneapolis Ave S, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9771, Students: 381 )

  • Amery Intermediate


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 543 Minneapolis Ave S, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9771, Students: 367 )

  • Saint Croix Falls Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 130, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: (715) 483-9823, Students: 338 )

  • Gaylord A Nelson Educ Center


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 135 8th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Phone: (715) 263-2117, Students: 326 )

  • Saint Croix Falls Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 130, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: (715) 483-9823, Students: 306 )

  • Unity Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2101, Students: 269 )

  • Luck Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 810 S 7th St, Luck, WI 54853, Phone: (715) 472-2153, Students: 261 )

  • Frederic Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 305 Birch St, Frederic, WI 54837, Phone: (715) 327-4221, Students: 255 )

  • Clayton Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 130, Clayton, WI 54004, Phone: (715) 948-2163, Students: 224 )

  • Clear Lake Junior High


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 1101 3rd St Sw, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Phone: (715) 263-2113, Students: 117 )

  • Clayton Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 130, Clayton, WI 54004, Phone: (715) 948-2163, Students: 103 )

  • Dresser Elementary


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Po Box 130, Dresser, WI 54009, Phone: (715) 483-9823, Students: 84 )

  • Osceola Charter Preschool


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 250 10th Ave E, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-3457, Students: 60 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Osceola High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 128, Osceola, WI 54020, Phone: (715) 294-2127, Students: 597 )

  • Amery High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 555 Minneapolis Ave S, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9771, Students: 596 )

  • Unity High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2131, Students: 358 )

  • Saint Croix Falls High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 130, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: (715) 483-9823, Students: 344 )

  • Luck High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 810 S 7th St, Luck, WI 54853, Phone: (715) 472-2152, Students: 331 )

  • Frederic 7-12 Sch


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1437 Clam Falls Dr, Frederic, WI 54837, Phone: (715) 327-4223, Students: 284 )

  • Clear Lake High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1101 3rd St Sw, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Phone: (715) 263-2113, Students: 209 )

  • Clayton High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 130, Clayton, WI 54004, Phone: (715) 948-2163, Students: 113 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Valley Christian School


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 1263 State Road 35, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: (715) 483-9126, Students: 31 )

  • Mustard Seed Faith Academy


    ( Grades: K-9, Location: 647 113th Street, Amery, WI 54001, Phone: (715) 268-9218, Students: 30 )

  • Frederic Sda Elementary


    ( Grades: 1-3, Location: Po Box 430, Frederic, WI 54837, Phone: (715) 327-4956, Students: 10 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Amery Public Library


    225 Scholl Ct., Amery, WI 54001

  • Balsam Lake Public Library


    404 Main St., Balsam Lake, WI 54810

  • Centuria Public Library


    409 4th St., Centuria, WI 54824

  • Clear Lake Public Library


    350 Fourth Ave., Clear Lake, WI 54005

  • Dresser Public Library


    117 S. Central Ave., Dresser, WI 54009

  • Frederic Public Library


    127 Oak St. W., Frederic, WI 54837

  • Luck Public Library


    301 S. Main St., Luck, WI 54853

  • Milltown Public Library


    61 W. Main St., Milltown, WI 54858

  • Osceola Public Library


    102 Chieftain St., Osceola, WI 54020

  • St. Croix Falls Public Library


    230 S. Washington St., Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Polk County, Wisconsin


  • Altoona Area Historical Society Inc


    1060 14th St Se, Altoona, IA 50009

  • American Water Ski Educational Foundation Inc


    1251 Holy Cow Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850

  • Amery Historical Society


    335 Deronda Street, Amery, WI 54001

  • Ankeny Area Historical Society


    Po Box 1111, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Aragon Historical Society


    Po Box 333, Aragon, GA 30104

  • Arts On The Park


    115 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    http://www.shirinart.com

  • Bethel College Board Inc


    6170 Pacific Hwy W, Rickreall, OR 97371

  • Big Creek Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 201, Polk City, IA 50226

  • Blank Park Zoo Foundation


    7401 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://blankparkzoo.org

  • Citrus Hall Of Fame Of Florida Inc


    411 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801

  • Clear Lake Museum


    Po Box 242, Clear Lake, WI 54005

  • Clive Historical Society


    Po Box 22043, Clive, IA 50325

  • Dandelion Discovery Village


    2806 Fayrdale Dr, Des Moines, IA 50320

  • Des Moines Art Center


    4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • Des Moines Art Center Downtown


    800 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org

  • Des Moines Botanical Center, Friends Of The


    909 Robert D. Ray Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Des Moines Metropolitan Historical Buildings Preservation Tr


    3622 Davisson Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

  • Drake University


    2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
    http://www.drake.edu

  • Ducktown Basin Museum Inc


    Po Box 458, Ducktown, TN 37326

  • E C Dunnegan Gallery Of Art


    Po Box 468, Bolivar, MO 65613
    http://dunnegangallery.org

  • East Polk Heritage Center


    Melland Park, Fosston, MN 56542

  • Edmundson Art Foundation Inc


    4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
    http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org

  • Euharlee Valley Historical Society


    Po Box 364, Rockmart, GA 30153

  • Explorations V Childrens Museum Inc


    109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    http://www.explorationsv.com

  • Florida Air Museum Inc


    4175 Medulla Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811
    http://www.sun-n-fun.org

  • Fort Des Moines Museum And Education Center


    75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://www.fortdesmoines.org

  • Friends Of The Delbert Hunter Arboretum And Botanical Garden


    Po Box 604, Dallas, OR 97338

  • Friends Of The Grimes Ioof Building Inc


    212 Se Main Street, Grimes, IA 50111

  • Friends Ofritner Creek Bridge


    593 E Street, Independence, OR 97351

  • Genesis Zoological Center Inc


    Po Box 1523, Polk City, FL 33868

  • Greenwood Historic Neighborhood Association


    13 Sw 34th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • Grimes Heritage Society


    210 Ne Ewing, Grimes, IA 50111

  • Heritage Foundation Of The East Grand Forks Area Inc


    Po Box 281, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

  • Heritage Museum Society


    Po Box 7, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Historic Colony House Inc


    2300 No Scenic Hwy, Lake Wales, FL 33853

  • Historic East Village Inc


    Po Box 6043, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Historic Lake Wales Society Inc


    325 South Scenic Hwy, Lake Wales, FL 33853

  • Historic Lakeland Inc


    Po Box 3347, Lakeland, FL 33803

  • Historic Pughsville Association Inc


    Po Box 3775, Winter Haven, FL 33881

  • Historical Society Of Fort Meade Florida Inc


    Po Box 1021, Fort Meade, FL 33841

  • Historical Society Of Ft Meade


    1 N Tecumseh Ave, Fort Meade, FL 33841

  • Historical Society Of Polk County Missouri Inc


    Po Box 423, Bolivar, MO 65613
    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mohspcm

  • History Of The Republic Foundation


    Po Box 65544, West Des Moines, IA 50265

  • House Of Flags Museum Inc


    Po Box 1090, Columbus, NC 28722
    http://www.houseofflags.org

  • Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation


    1501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.hoytsherman.org

  • Hubbell Center


    500 Sw 7th Suite 307, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.hubbell.org

  • Independence Heritage Museum


    112 South 3rd Street, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Iowa Gold Star Museum


    7105 Nw 70th Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
    http://www.iowanationalguard.com/museum/museum.htm

  • Iowa Hall Of Pride


    330 Park St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.iowahallofpride.com

  • Iowa Historical Foundation


    600 East Locust, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Iowa Military Aviation Heritage Museum


    3704 Se Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Iowa Military Aviation Museum


    3704 Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Italian-american Cultural Center Of Iowa


    1961 Indianola Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://www.iaccofia.com

  • Jensen Arctic Museum


    590 West Church Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR 97361

  • John And Mary Pappajohn Art Foundation


    666 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Johnston Station Historical Society


    6161 Northglenn Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

  • Jon A White Memorial Wildlife Habitat And Meditation Garden


    654 19th St, Des Moines, IA 50314

  • Jordan House Museum


    2001 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    http://thejordanhouse.org/jordanhouse/about_jh/infof.html

  • Kathleen Area Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 977, Kathleen, FL 33849

  • Lake Alfred Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 86, Lake Alfred, FL 33850


* There are 45 more museums in Polk County, Wisconsin not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Polk County, Wisconsin affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Polk County, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Polk County, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Amery Airport Historical   (2) Amery Municipal Airport   (3) Ceder Lake Seaplane Base   (4) Danielson Field Airport   (5) Flying J Airport   (6) Geo Jensen Airport   (7) Kroy-osceola Heliport   (8) L O Simenstad Municipal Airport   (9) Romeo Airstrip   (10) St Croix Valley Airport   (11) Viking Gas Transmission Co Heliport   (12) Young Private Airport   (13) Youngs Landing Strip  

Bay


(1) Boston Bay   (2) Raskin Bay   (3) The Stumps  

Bend


(1) Cedar Bend  

Building


(1) Alden Townhall   (2) Amery Area Emergency Medical Services   (3) Amery Fire Department   (4) Apple River Townhall   (5) Apple River Township Fire Department   (6) Balsam Lake Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Centuria Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Clam Falls Townhall   (9) Clayton Townhall   (10) Clayton Volunteer Fire Department   (11) Clear Lake Ambulance Service   (12) Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Cushing Volunteer Fire Department   (14) Dresser - Osceola - Garfield Fire Association Dresser Station   (15) Dresser - Osceola - Garfield Fire Association Garfield Station   (16) Forest Townhall   (17) Frederic Volunteer Fire Department   (18) Georgetown Townhall   (19) Laketown Townhall   (20) Luck Rural Fire Department   (21) Milltown Volunteer Fire Department   (22) Northland Municipal Ambulance Frederic   (23) Northland Municipal Ambulance Luck   (24) Osceola Fire And Rescue   (25) Polk County Courthouse   (26) Polk County Home   (27) Saint Croix Falls Townhall   (28) Saint Croix Falls Volunteer Fire Department   (29) Sterling Townhall   (30) Unity Area Ambulance  

Cape


(1) Hickory Point  

Cemetery


(1) Apple River Cemetery   (2) Balsam Lake Cemetery   (3) Clayton Cemetery   (4) El Salem Cemetery   (5) Elim Cemetery   (6) Evergreen Cemetery   (7) Fristad Cemetery   (8) Georgetown Cemetery   (9) Granum Cemetery   (10) Haustrup Cemetery   (11) Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cemetery   (12) Johnstown Cemetery   (13) Lawson Cemetery   (14) Lewis Cemetery   (15) Lincoln Cemetery   (16) Long Lake Cemetery   (17) Lorain Cemetery   (18) Mcaskill Cemetery   (19) Mount Hope Cemetery   (20) New Home Cemetery   (21) Oak Grove Cemetery   (22) Old Settlers Cemetery   (23) Peace Cemetery   (24) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (25) Pleasant Prairie Cemetery   (26) Ramsey Cemetery   (27) Reeve Cemetery   (28) Saint Charles Cemetery   (29) Saint Croix Falls Cemetery   (30) Saint John Cemetery   (31) Saint Johns Cemetery   (32) Saint Marys Cemetery   (33) Saint Peters Cemetery   (34) Sand Lake Cemetery   (35) Travelers Rest Cemetery   (36) Union Cemetery   (37) Wagon Landing Cemetery   (38) West Clayton Cemetery  

Census


(1) Lewis Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Little Narrows  

Church


(1) Alliance Church Of The Valley   (2) Apple River Church   (3) Balsam Church   (4) Bethany Church   (5) Bethany Church Historical   (6) Bone Lake Church   (7) East Balsam Church   (8) East Lincoln Church   (9) El Salem Church   (10) Elim Church   (11) Emmanuel Church   (12) Faith Lutheran Church   (13) Georgetown Church   (14) Grace Church   (15) Holy Rosary Church   (16) Holy Trinity Orthodox Church   (17) Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church   (18) Laketown Church   (19) Lorain Church   (20) Moe Lutheran Church   (21) North Valley Church   (22) Peace Church Historical   (23) Pleasant Hill Church Historical   (24) Rock Creek Church Historical   (25) Round Lake Chapel   (26) Saint Marys Church   (27) Saint Paul Church   (28) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (29) Silver Creek Church   (30) Trinity Church   (31) West Immanuel Church   (32) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Amery   (2) City Of Saint Croix Falls   (3) Polk County   (4) Saint Croix Reservation   (5) Town Of Alden   (6) Town Of Apple River   (7) Town Of Balsam Lake   (8) Town Of Black Brook   (9) Town Of Bone Lake   (10) Town Of Clam Falls   (11) Town Of Clayton   (12) Town Of Clear Lake   (13) Town Of Eureka   (14) Town Of Farmington   (15) Town Of Forest   (16) Town Of Garfield   (17) Town Of Georgetown   (18) Town Of Laketown   (19) Town Of Lincoln   (20) Town Of Lorain   (21) Town Of Luck   (22) Town Of Milltown   (23) Town Of Osceola   (24) Town Of Saint Croix Falls   (25) Town Of Sterling   (26) Town Of Turtle Lake   (27) Town Of Vance Creek   (28) Town Of West Sweden   (29) Village Of Balsam Lake   (30) Village Of Centuria   (31) Village Of Clayton   (32) Village Of Clear Lake   (33) Village Of Dresser   (34) Village Of Frederic   (35) Village Of Luck   (36) Village Of Milltown   (37) Village Of Osceola  

Dam


(1) Amery 3wr1627 Dam   (2) Atlas Feed Mill Mill Dam   (3) Big Moon Lake 2wp1478 Dam   (4) Bohn Dam   (5) Clam Falls 2-wd-1009 Dam   (6) Cragwood Corporation Number 2 H810 Dam   (7) Don Dosch Wildlife Flowage Dam   (8) Godfrey Lake 2wp2230 Dam   (9) Jensen Dam   (10) Lewis Dam   (11) Lower Balsam Lake Dam   (12) Ridler Dam   (13) Saint Croix Falls 1903-c24 Dam   (14) Sherwood-ryan Flowage G4559 Dam   (15) Upper Balsam Lake Wp92 Dam  

Gap


(1) Big Narrows  

Gut


(1) Close Slu  

Hospital


(1) Amery Regional Medical Center   (2) Osceola Medical Center   (3) Saint Croix Regional Medical Center  

Island


(1) Bald Eagle Island   (2) Bear Island   (3) Big Island   (4) Carlson Island   (5) Cedar Island   (6) First Island   (7) Paradise Island   (8) Pine Island   (9) Rock Island   (10) Wallace Island  

Lake


(1) Alabama Lake   (2) Andrus Lake   (3) Antler Lake   (4) Aspen Lake   (5) Badger Lake   (6) Baker Lake   (7) Balsam Lake   (8) Barbo Lake   (9) Barneys Lake   (10) Bass Lake   (11) Basswood Lake   (12) Bear Lake   (13) Bear Trap Lake   (14) Beautiful Lake   (15) Beede Lake   (16) Big Blake Lake   (17) Big Butternut Lake   (18) Big Horseshoe Lake   (19) Big Lake   (20) Big Moon Lake   (21) Big Round Lake   (22) Bog Lake   (23) Bone Lake   (24) Briar Lake   (25) Brusher Lake   (26) Bullhead Lake   (27) Camelia Lake   (28) Camp Douglas Lake   (29) Camp Lake   (30) Cedar Lake   (31) Church Pine Lake   (32) Clara Lake   (33) Clauson Lake   (34) Clear Lake   (35) Clover Lake   (36) Coon Lake   (37) Crooked Lake   (38) Dahl Lake   (39) Deer Lake   (40) Depot Lake   (41) Dinger Lake   (42) Duck Lake   (43) East Lake   (44) Elkins Lake   (45) Ellofson Lake   (46) Folsom Lake   (47) Footes Lake   (48) Forsythe Lake   (49) Fountain Lake   (50) Freedom Lakes   (51) French Lake   (52) Gabrielson Lake   (53) Gibson Lake   (54) Gilbert Lake   (55) Godfrey Lake   (56) Goose Lake   (57) Gorres Lake   (58) Grandquist Lake   (59) Greeley Lake   (60) Half Moon Lake   (61) Harmin Lake   (62) Hatchet Lake   (63) Hawthorn Lake   (64) Hay Lake   (65) Herby Lake   (66) Hickory Lake   (67) Holmes Lake   (68) Hoover Lake   (69) Horse Lake   (70) Horseshoe Lake   (71) Ice House Lake   (72) Ice Lake   (73) Island Lake   (74) Jim Lake   (75) Joe Lake   (76) Johnson Lake   (77) Kenny Lake   (78) King Lake   (79) Kinney Lake   (80) Knife Lake   (81) L Horseshoe Lake   (82) Lake Evelyn   (83) Lake Kenabee   (84) Lake O The Dalles   (85) Lamont Lake   (86) Land Lake   (87) Larsen Lake   (88) Laurel Lake   (89) Lee Lake   (90) Lees Lake   (91) Legoo Lake   (92) Lincoln Lake   (93) Little Bass Lake   (94) Little Blake Lake   (95) Little Butternut Lake   (96) Little Holmes Lake   (97) Little Horseshoe Lake   (98) Little Mirror Lake   (99) Little Moon Lake   (100) Little Pine Lake   (101) Little Round Lake   (102) Little Ward Lake   (103) Lone Pine Lake   (104) Long Lake   (105) Long Trade Lake   (106) Loon Lake   (107) Lost Lake   (108) Lotus Lake   (109) Loveless Lake   (110) Lower Lake   (111) Lower Pine Lake   (112) Lykens Lake   (113) Mackie Lake   (114) Magnor Lake   (115) Mallard Lake   (116) Manitou Lake   (117) Mansen Lake   (118) Margaret Lake   (119) Marsh Lake   (120) Mckeith Lake   (121) Mckenzie Lake   (122) Mill Pond   (123) Mud Lake   (124) Mullins Lake   (125) Murdock Lake   (126) Nimon Lake   (127) North Fish Lake   (128) North Twin Lake   (129) Omer Lake   (130) Orr Lake   (131) Osceola Lake   (132) Ox Lake   (133) Palmer Lake   (134) Park Lake   (135) Parker Lake   (136) Paulsen Lake   (137) Paulson Lake   (138) Peaslee Lake   (139) Pickerel Lake   (140) Pickle Lake   (141) Pike Lake   (142) Pine Island Lake   (143) Pine Lake   (144) Pleasant Lake   (145) Poplar Lake   (146) Rhinstad Lake   (147) Rice Lake   (148) Rock Lake   (149) Roger Lake   (150) Round Lake   (151) Sand Lake   (152) Sandhill Lake   (153) Sedge Lake   (154) Shiloh Lake   (155) Simpson Lake   (156) Skunk Lake   (157) Smith Lake   (158) Snake Lake   (159) Somers Lake   (160) South Fish Lake   (161) South Twin Lake   (162) Spring Lake   (163) Square Lake   (164) Straight Lake   (165) Summerfield Lake   (166) Surprise Lake   (167) Swede Lake   (168) T Lake   (169) Tarbert Lake   (170) Trident Lake   (171) Tula Lake   (172) Tuttle Lake   (173) Twenty-ninth Lake   (174) Twin Lakes   (175) Vincent Lake   (176) Wallin Lake   (177) Ward Lake   (178) Weiss Lake   (179) White Ash Lake   (180) Wild Goose Lake   (181) Wind Lake   (182) Wolf Lake   (183) Young Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Icaghowan   (2) Camp Neibel   (3) Crescent Valley Farm   (4) D And D Dairy   (5) Green Acres Farm   (6) Holmes Lake Orchard   (7) Lutheran Bible Camp   (8) Osceola State Fish Hatchery   (9) Saint Croix Falls Hydro Generating Station   (10) Saint Pauls Camp  

Military


(1) Osceola Air Force Station Historical  

Mine


(1) Polk County Lime Quarry  

Park


(1) Balsam Branch State Wildlife Area   (2) Behning Creek State Public Fishing Area   (3) Big Butternut Lake Park   (4) Centennial Bedrock Glade State Natural Area   (5) Clear Lake Village Park   (6) Dalles Of The Saint Croix River State Natural Area   (7) Farmington Bottoms State Natural Area   (8) Four-h Park   (9) Interstate Lowland Forest State Natural Area   (10) Interstate State Park   (11) Lions Park   (12) Long Lake Park   (13) Lotus Lake County Park   (14) Mckenzie Creek State Public Hunting Grounds   (15) Osceola Bedrock Glades State Natural Area   (16) Snake Creek State Public Fishing Area   (17) Sterling Barrens State Natural Area   (18) Tula Lake State Natural Area   (19) Wagon Landing Springs State Public Fishing Area  

Populated Place


(1) Amery   (2) Atlas   (3) Balsam Lake   (4) Bunyan   (5) Centuria   (6) Clam Falls   (7) Clayton   (8) Clear Lake   (9) Cushing   (10) Deronda   (11) Dresser   (12) East Farmington   (13) Eureka Center   (14) Fox Creek   (15) Frederic   (16) Horse Creek   (17) Joel   (18) Lamar   (19) Lewis   (20) Little Falls   (21) Luck   (22) Lykens   (23) Milltown   (24) Nye   (25) Osceola   (26) Pole Cat Crossing   (27) Range   (28) Reeve   (29) Richardson   (30) Saint Croix Falls   (31) Sand Lake   (32) Trade River   (33) Ubet   (34) Wanderoos   (35) West Denmark   (36) Wolf Creek  

Reservoir


(1) 1 Reservoir   (2) Apple River Flowage 134   (3) Balsam Lake 24   (4) Balsam Lake 24 31   (5) Clam Falls Flowage   (6) Clam Falls Flowage 65   (7) Godfrey Lake 1   (8) Indianhead Flowage   (9) Knapp Flowage   (10) Knapp Flowage 7   (11) Lake 18-1 1   (12) Long Trade Lake 45   (13) Shiloh Flowage 151   (14) Wapogasset Lake  

School


(1) Alabama School   (2) Amery High School   (3) Amery Intermediate School   (4) Amery Middle School   (5) Apple River Valley School Historical   (6) Bass Lake School   (7) Bear Lake School Historical   (8) Beaver Brook School Historical   (9) Blake School Historical   (10) Cedar Lake School   (11) Clayton Elementary School   (12) Clayton High School   (13) Clayton Middle School   (14) Clear Lake High School   (15) Clear Lake Junior High School   (16) Clover Leaf School Historical   (17) Cushing School   (18) Deer Lake School Historical   (19) Dresser Elementary School   (20) East Balsam School Historical   (21) East Lincoln School Historical   (22) Edgewood School Historical   (23) El Salem School Historical   (24) Elmgrove School Historical   (25) Farmington Center School Historical   (26) Flannigan School Historical   (27) Forest View School Historical   (28) Frederic 6 - 12 School   (29) Frederic Elementary School   (30) Gaylord A Nelson Education Center   (31) Goose Lake School Historical   (32) Grant School Historical   (33) Green Creek School Historical   (34) High Bridge School Historical   (35) Holst School   (36) Joel School Historical   (37) Jones Creek School Historical   (38) Lafollette School   (39) Lanesdale School   (40) Lien Elementary School   (41) Lincoln School   (42) Lincoln School Historical   (43) Luck Elementary School   (44) Luck High School   (45) Manitou Lake School   (46) Maple Grove School Historical   (47) Maple Valley School   (48) Meadowbrook School Historical   (49) Meadowview School Historical   (50) Moon Lake School Historical   (51) Mustard Seed Faith Academy   (52) North Star School   (53) Oak Grove School Historical   (54) Oak Hill School   (55) Oak View School Historical   (56) Orr School   (57) Osceola Career Charter School   (58) Osceola Charter Preschool   (59) Osceola Elementary School   (60) Osceola High School   (61) Osceola Intermediate School   (62) Osceola Middle School   (63) Pine Grove School Historical   (64) Pine Lake School Historical   (65) Pleasant Dale School   (66) Pleasant Valley School   (67) Reeve School Historical   (68) Rocky Ridge School   (69) Round Lake School   (70) Saint Croix Falls Elementary School   (71) Saint Croix Falls High School   (72) Saint Croix Falls Middle School   (73) Shiloh School Historical   (74) South Clayton School Historical   (75) South Milltown School Historical   (76) Springbrook School   (77) Sucker Lake School Historical   (78) Sunny Brook School Historical   (79) Sunny Slope School Historical   (80) Sunnydale School Historical   (81) Sunnyside School   (82) Trade Lake School   (83) Trade River School   (84) Trap Rock School   (85) Ubet School Historical   (86) Unity Elementary School   (87) Unity High School   (88) Unity Middle School   (89) Valley Christian School   (90) Volga School Historical   (91) Wagon Landing School Historical   (92) West Clayton School Historical   (93) Woodland School Historical   (94) Woodrow School Historical  

Spring


(1) Markee Spring   (2) Toby Spring  

Stream


(1) Balsam Branch   (2) Beaver Brook   (3) Behning Creek   (4) Big Rock Creek   (5) Bull Brook   (6) Burns Creek   (7) Butternut Creek   (8) Closses Creek   (9) Cold Creek   (10) Cowan Creek   (11) Fox Creek   (12) French Creek   (13) Friday Creek   (14) Harder Creek   (15) Horse Creek   (16) Jack Green Creek   (17) Knapp Creek   (18) Lagoo Creek   (19) Logging Creek   (20) Markee Creek   (21) Mckenzie Creek   (22) Nepadoggen Creek   (23) North Branch Beaver Brook   (24) North Fork Trade River   (25) Osceola Creek   (26) Otter Creek   (27) Parker Creek   (28) Peabody Creek   (29) Prokor Creek   (30) Rice Creek   (31) Rock Creek   (32) Snake Creek   (33) Somers Creek   (34) South Branch Beaver Brook   (35) South Branch Trade River   (36) Straight River   (37) Sucker Creek   (38) Toby Creek   (39) Trade River   (40) Wapogasset Branch   (41) Wolf Creek  

Swamp


(1) Devils Marsh  

Tower


(1) Frederic Lookout Tower   (2) Sterling Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Sunrise Ferry Hiking Trail  

Valley


(1) Saint Croix Dalles  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Polk County, Wisconsin

54001 (pop. 7,922) 54020 (pop. 6,350) 54024 (pop. 4,376)
54837 (pop. 3,985) 54853 (pop. 3,780) 54005 (pop. 2,987)
54810 (pop. 2,459) 54004 (pop. 2,229) 54824 (pop. 2,174)
54009 (pop. 2,082) 54026 (pop. 1,596) 54858 (pop. 1,449)
54006 (pop. 715)    


Counties Nearby Polk County, Wisconsin

Burnett County, WI  (pop. 16,111) 29.0 Miles
St. Croix County, WI  (pop. 85,371) 29.4 Miles
Barron County, WI  (pop. 45,803) 30.8 Miles
Washburn County, WI  (pop. 16,583) 42.7 Miles
Dunn County, WI  (pop. 43,966) 44.0 Miles
Pierce County, WI  (pop. 40,874) 49.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Polk County, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Polk County, Wisconsin is 1,145.0 ft. (349.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Polk County, Wisconsin

Lat: 45.451694 N        Long: -92.452228 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Polk County, Wisconsin need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Wisconsin

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Polk County, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,088   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,093   (5.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,408   (7.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,890   (9.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,966   (10.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,446   (12.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,881   (15.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,515   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 539   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 620   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 278   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 125   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,692   (8.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,479   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 550

1 vehicle available : 2,896

2 vehicles available : 1,019

3 vehicles available : 125

4 or more vehicles available : 148

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 132

1 vehicle available : 1,319

2 vehicles available : 3,987

3 vehicles available : 1,380

4 or more vehicles available : 540

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 25

1 vehicle available : 353

2 vehicles available : 775

3 vehicles available : 691

4 or more vehicles available : 420

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 29

1 vehicle available : 342

2 vehicles available : 1,444

3 vehicles available : 1,074

4 or more vehicles available : 596


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

1-person household:

No workers : 2,563

1 worker : 2,175

2-person household:

No workers : 2,370

1 worker : 2,529

2 workers : 2,459

3-person household:

No workers : 182

1 worker : 726

2 workers : 976

3 workers : 380

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 122

1 worker : 1,016

2 workers : 1,799

3 or more workers : 548


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 16,350

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,387

In 3-person carpool : 325

In 4-person carpool : 185

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 44

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 23

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 66

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 2

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 5

Motorcycle : 36

Bicycle : 5

Walked : 544

Other means : 126

Worked at home : 1,366


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,222

5 to 9 minutes : 2,150

10 to 14 minutes : 2,316

15 to 19 minutes : 2,215

20 to 24 minutes : 2,064

25 to 29 minutes : 1,025

30 to 34 minutes : 2,030

35 to 39 minutes : 566

40 to 44 minutes : 666

45 to 59 minutes : 1,824

60 to 89 minutes : 2,067

90 or more minutes : 953


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Polk County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,675  (24.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 834  (7.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,415  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 251  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,048  (18.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,743  (28.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,005  (20.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,043  (31.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 84  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 87  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Polk County, Wisconsin

Employed: 22,786
Unemployed: 1,392



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Polk County, Wisconsin

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 24.2%
  • Other: 75.8%



Water Usage In Polk County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 10.11 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 10.11 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 2,286 Farms In Polk County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Polk County, Wisconsin

Central Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 64

Frandsen Bank & Trust - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 36

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Bremer Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 87

Eagle Valley Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $134.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Citizens State Bank Of La Crosse - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $155.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Sterling Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $210.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Bank Mutual - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 76

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

Hiawatha National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $134.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Polk County, Wisconsin

  • L O Simenstad Municipal


    (about 15.2 miles in Osceola, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OEO)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 35.4 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 46.4 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 46.4 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 49.8 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field


    (about 49.9 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • Minneapolis Heliport


    (about 51.3 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: JDT)

  • Crystal


    (about 51.4 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International


    (about 54.0 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: MSP)

  • Red Wing Regional


    (about 59.6 miles in Bay City, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MN5)

  • Chippewa Valley Regional


    (about 62.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Eau Claire Municipal


    (about 62.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Hayward Municipal


    (about 62.7 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Sawyer County


    (about 62.7 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 65.3 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)

  • Moose Lake Carlton County


    (about 68.9 miles in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN2)

  • Carleton


    (about 72.9 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Stanton Airport


    (about 72.9 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • St. Cloud Regional


    (about 78.0 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: STC)

  • Crossroads Heliport


    (about 84.9 miles in Saint Cloud, Minnesota; Airport Code: JSK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Polk County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.95%

Carpooled

12.76%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.25%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.01%

Taxicab

0.03%

Motorcycle

0.03%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

3.16%

Other Means

0.42%

Worked At Home

6.25%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Polk County, Wisconsin, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,476

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,189

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 694

Renter-occupied housing units : 294

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 830

Renter-occupied housing units : 673

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,644

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,045


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,207

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,802

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,725

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,189

Householder 60 to 64 years : 964

Householder 65 to 74 years : 903

Householder 75 years and over : 284

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 199

Householder 35 to 44 years : 236

Householder 45 to 54 years : 605

Householder 55 to 59 years : 450

Householder 60 to 64 years : 636

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,256

Householder 75 years and over : 1,188


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Less than 10.0 percent : 252

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 334

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 425

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 500

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 592

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 342

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 300

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 359

50.0 percent or more : 691

Not computed : 406


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Polk County, Wisconsin)

Built 2010 or later : $288,300

Built 2000 to 2009 : $186,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $172,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $154,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $143,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $140,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $114,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $108,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $129,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Polk County, Wisconsin: 68.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Polk County, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 359 359 $37,645,266
  Two Family 17 34 $2,631,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $355,000
  Five or More Family 1 30 $1,599,000
  Total

379 431 $42,230,266
2000        
  Single Family 394 394 $42,156,954
  Two Family 11 22 $1,716,481
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $996,120
  Five or More Family 1 8 $235,000
  Total

410 440 $45,104,555
2001        
  Single Family 435 435 $49,117,786
  Two Family 9 18 $1,409,619
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $380,000
  Total

445 461 $50,907,405
2002        
  Single Family 401 401 $47,011,888
  Two Family 14 28 $2,503,352
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $760,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

418 441 $50,275,240
2003        
  Single Family 442 442 $56,241,637
  Two Family 14 28 $2,531,724
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $869,553
  Five or More Family 1 16 $509,000
  Total

460 498 $60,151,914
2004        
  Single Family 494 494 $66,762,558
  Two Family 18 36 $3,921,728
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $1,311,916
  Five or More Family 1 5 $364,000
  Total

517 551 $72,360,202
2005        
  Single Family 364 364 $51,041,266
  Two Family 3 6 $801,957
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $747,686
  Five or More Family 1 14 $2,000,000
  Total

370 392 $54,590,909
2006        
  Single Family 264 264 $38,991,568
  Two Family 5 10 $1,791,311
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $547,569
  Five or More Family 1 24 $2,556,618
  Total

272 306 $43,887,066


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Polk County, WI): $41,183
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Polk County): $100,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Polk County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 32.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 37.8%
Electricity: 12.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 10.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 7.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Polk County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 15.4%
  • Juvenile facilities : 7.16%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 66.81%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 10.63%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Polk County): $440
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Polk County): $607


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Polk County, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Polk County, Wisconsin

Polk Cty Home Care Prog


     Address: 100 Polk Cty Plaza Ste 180, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin 54810
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/1/1967

Fairview Lakes Homecaring Hosp


     Address: 11725 Stinson Ave, Chisago City, Minnesota 55013
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/30/1985

Sunrise Health Services Inc


     Address: 22350 Sunrise Road Ne, Stacy, Minnesota 55079
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1998

Chisago Co Public Health Dept


     Address: 6133 402nd Street, North Branch, Minnesota 55056
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/7/1966

Burnett Cty Dhhs


     Address: 7410 Cty Rd K No 280, Siren, Wisconsin 54872
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/12/1975

Hospitals Close To Polk County, Wisconsin

Amery Reg Med Ctr


     Address: 225 Scholl Ct, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Croix Reg Med Ctr


     Address: 204 S Adams St, Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Fairview Lakes Health Services


     Address: 5200 Fairview Boulevard, Wyoming, Minnesota 55092
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Burnett Med Ctr


     Address: 257 W St George Ave, Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hudson Hospital


     Address: 405 Stageline Road, Hudson, Wisconsin 54016
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Polk County, Wisconsin

Willow Ridge Hlthcare


     Address: 400 Deronda St, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Golden Age Mnr


     Address: 220 Scholl Ct, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Frederic Nur Rehab Com


     Address: 205 United Way, Frederic, Wisconsin 54837
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 88%

United Pioneer Home


     Address: 210 Park Ave, Luck, Wisconsin 54853
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

L O Simenstad Nur Care Unit


     Address: 301 River St Box 218, Osceola, Wisconsin 54020
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Polk County, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 60 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Polk County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 8,675
    Disabled Workers: 1,420
    Widowers Workers: 1,175
    Spouses Workers: 580
    Children Workers: 820


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Polk County, Wisconsin


Charges


Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
Parks & Recreation: $7,000
Solid Waste Management: $361,000
All Other: $10,125,000


Federal Intergovernmental


All Other: $59,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $14,000
General Support: $2,364,000
Health & Hospitals: $403,000
Highways: $3,120,000
Housing & Community Development: $48,000
Public Welfare: $9,250,000
All Other: $1,970,000


Local Intergovernmental


Highways: $601,000
All Other: $841,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $2,605,000
Elementary & Secondary Education: $266,000
Financial Administration: $533,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $1,466,000
Central Staff Services: $1,279,000
General Public Buildings: $748,000
Health Services - Other: $10,280,000
Regular Highways: $8,048,000
Housing & Community Development: $94,000
Libraries: $523,000
Natural Resources - Other: $1,635,000
Parks & Recreation: $304,000
Police Protection: $3,656,000
Welfare Institutions: $6,704,000
Welfare - Other: $5,644,000
Solid Waste Management: $508,000
General - Other: $2,792,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $3,304,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $132,000
Police Protection: $199,000
General - Other: $1,279,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,246,000



Ssistance And Subsidies Public Welfare, Cash Ass: $36,000
Otal Salaries & Wages: $16,966,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,100,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,607,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $34,828,000


Tax


Property: $15,019,000
Total General Sales: $2,405,000
Other License: $611,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $175,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $69,000
Interest Earnings: $513,000
Fines & Forfeits: $304,000
Rents: $320,000
Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
General Revenue, Nec: $2,155,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $59,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $4,409,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $11,320,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,335,000


(updated 2006)



Polk County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.54%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.46%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Polk County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Polk County, WI

6.49 % of Polk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,121

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Polk County, WI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Croix County , WI 1.20 % ($38,739 AGI )
  • Chisago County , MN 0.52 % ($38,685 AGI )
  • Barron County , WI 0.47 % ($23,988 AGI )
  • Ramsey County , MN 0.46 % ($44,200 AGI )
  • Washington County , MN 0.46 % ($46,113 AGI )
  • Burnett County , WI 0.42 % ($25,972 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.34 % ($43,655 AGI )
  • Anoka County , MN 0.24 % ($37,690 AGI )
  • Dakota County , MN 0.19 % ($40,156 AGI )
  • Dunn County , WI 0.13 % ($28,273 AGI )

Relocation away from Polk County, WI

6.05 % of Polk County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,277

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Polk County, WI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Croix County , WI 1.12 % ($39,114 AGI )
  • Barron County , WI 0.49 % ($32,859 AGI )
  • Burnett County , WI 0.37 % ($34,750 AGI )
  • Ramsey County , MN 0.35 % ($29,767 AGI )
  • Washington County , MN 0.27 % ($46,128 AGI )
  • Chisago County , MN 0.26 % ($52,222 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.26 % ($44,289 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.16 % ($26,000 AGI )
  • Dakota County , MN 0.15 % ($28,654 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WI 0.15 % ($35,200 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Polk County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Polk County, Wisconsin


On 07/09/1999, a tornado touched down 0.16 miles from the center of Polk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/30/1968, a tornado touched down 4.85 miles from the center of Polk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 07/09/1999, a tornado touched down 5.79 miles from the center of Polk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/03/1981, a tornado touched down 6.23 miles from the center of Polk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 08/03/1981, a tornado touched down 7.76 miles from the center of Polk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Polk County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
09/01/2002, 01:30 am 0 0 $400K --
         
Hail        
06/18/2001, 05:05 am 0 0 $400K --
05/17/1996, 10:30 pm 0 0 $99K --
         
Heavy Rain        
01/01/1917, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Lightning        
08/13/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4K --
05/08/1993, 08:30 pm 0 0 $500K $50K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/12/2005, 10:45 pm 0 0 $4M --
06/11/2001, 04:40 pm 0 0 $1M --
06/11/2001, 04:20 pm 0 0 $800K --
09/26/1998, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
06/25/1994, 04:00 pm 0 0 -- $50K
05/30/1994, 04:00 pm 0 0 $50K $1K
         



Tornados In Polk County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-05-26 1 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-06-11 6 25 1 0 0 -- --
  2005-06-11 8 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-06-11 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-06-07 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-04-18 3 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-04-18 1 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-06-24 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2001-06-18 30 880 3 2 16 $10M --
  2001-05-01 2 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-08-14 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-09 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-09 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-09 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-09 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-07-09 1 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-07-01 4 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-06-14 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1987-09-10 -- 23 -- 0 0 -- --
  1987-07-20 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1984-04-26 1 27 1 0 0 $250K --
  1981-08-03 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1980-05-09 -- 50 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1973-10-09 1 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1968-07-29 2 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1966-07-10 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1966-07-10 2 33 2 0 2 $250K --
  1965-05-05 14 50 2 0 0 $25K --
  1964-05-04 -- 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1962-05-18 2 150 1 0 0 $3K --
  1961-08-02 1 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1959-09-06 4 50 1 0 0 -- --
  1957-05-21 9 100 4 0 2 $25K --
  1954-06-17 4 880 1 0 0 $250K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Polk County, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Polk County, Wisconsin


  • Polk County Jail


    200 Polk Plaza, Balsam Lake, WI 54810
    Capacity: 160
    Confined: 103
    Avg. Population: 107
    Year Built: 2003


(updated 2006)



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