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Polk is a town in Washington County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area.
The latitude of Polk is 43.321N. The longitude is -88.235W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,122 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,938.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Polk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington 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 53086 ZIP code.
53% of Polk residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Polk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Polk was $27,518, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Polk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Polk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,481.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Polk political report.
The average commute time for Polk workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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