Basic information about the Polk County
The Polk County is located in the state of Tennessee. This county occupies 443 square miles, with 8 square miles being water areas. There are 16.825 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 (97.46%), followed by Two or More races (1.28%) and Some Other Race (0.42%). There are 6.653 households in the county, while 71,47% of them are family households and 28,53% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Polk County. The most populated city is Benton town and the smallest town or village is Copperhill city.