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Polk County, MN
The county was named for President James K. Polk

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The county is in the Grand Forks metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 31,123. This was a decrease of  -.78% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,105
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Polk County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Polk County was $24,292. This was an increase of 25.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 79% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Crookston
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 1 in production of sugar beets
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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22% of Polk County residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Polk County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Polk County include Andover Cemetery, Bardo Cemetery, Bergit Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bygland Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Concordia Cemetery, Cross Lake Cemetery, Dovre Cemetery, Elm Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Polk County include Andover, Angus, Badger, Belgium, Beltrami, Brandsvold, Brandt, Brislet, Bygland, Chester ... View communities

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Colleges in Polk County include University of Minnesota - Crookston ... View colleges

School districts in Polk County include Climax, Crookston, East Grand Forks, Fertile-Beltrami, Fisher, Fosston, Win-E-Mac ... View school districts

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Libraries in Polk County include Climax Public Library, Crookston Public Library, East Grand Forks-Campbell Library, Fertile Public Library, Fosston Public Library, Mcintosh Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Polk County include Crookston Daily Times ... View newspapers

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Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Polk County political report.

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Hotels in Polk County include Americinn Crookston, Super 8

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