Polk, PA Population

Population: 1,031. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,009 (-2.1% change)
Males: 522 (50.6%), Females: 509 (49.4%)

Venango County

Zip code: 16342

Median resident age: 46.5 years
Median household income: $33,929
Median house value: $43,800

Races in Polk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Black (2.7%)

Ancestries: German (16.6%), English (7.0%), Italian (4.2%), United States (3.3%), Irish (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 1116 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Polk

  • High school or higher: 29.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 35.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Polk borough

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -232 (-18.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Polk:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Polk:

  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 6 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
  • ERIE INTL/TOM RIDGE FIELD (about 51 miles; ERIE, PA; Abbreviation: ERI)
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 52 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Polk:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Polk:

  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 24 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 41 miles; CLARION, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,690)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 51 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 53 miles; ERIE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 57 miles; EDINBORO, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,631)
Public primary/middle school in Polk:

  • POLK EL SCH (Students: 135; Grades: KG – 06)

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