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Polkton is a town in Anson County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The community was named for Leonidas Polk, religious leader
The latitude of Polkton is 35.007N. The longitude is -80.201W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 335 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,195.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Polkton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28135 ZIP code.
5% of Polkton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Polkton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Polkton was $13,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Polkton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Polkton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $180. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Anson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Polkton political report.
The average commute time for Polkton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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