Basic information about the Polk County
The Polk County is located in the state of North Carolina. This county occupies 239 square miles, with 1 square miles being water areas. There are 20.510 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Polk County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (90.85%), followed by Black or African American (4.48%) and Some Other Race (2.57%). There are 8.989 households in the county, while 64,31% of them are family households and 35,69% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Polk County. The most populated city is Tryon town and the smallest town or village is Saluda city.