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Polk, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Polk is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ashland County at latitude 40.9452 and longitude -82.2143. Ashland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Polk, but most people and references simply refer to it as Polk, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Polk indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Polk (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Polk: Oak Hill.

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Polk, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 335
Population in Households 335
Population in Familes 295
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 331
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $143,919


Median Household Income $50,347
Average Household Income $60,085
Per Capita Income $19,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.18% 0.0%
Families 3.09% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Polk, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Polk to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 965 20th
Population Density1 # 1103 8th
Diversity Index2 # 817 33rd
Median Household Income # 560 54th
Per Capita Income # 986 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.