Polk County vs. Hillsborough County

Polk County (FL)Hillsborough County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,0091,436,888
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%16.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,0981,229,178
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,0951,229,226
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%14.3%
Female persons, percent51.0%51.1%
White alone, percent78.9%74.3%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%17.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.5%
Asian alone, percent1.9%4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%29.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%48.2%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25292,149
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%17.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421590,779
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%58.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$198,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,491
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$465
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,094
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%29.3%
Building permits, 20185,3319,897
Households, 2014-2018231,260516,478
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%81.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%29.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%92.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%85.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%32.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%14.3%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%64.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%59.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,9093,410,938
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,20210,415,978
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,822,1659,341,785
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,32921,082,839
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,27818,274,232
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$14,302
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.827.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$56,137
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$31,173
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%14.7%
Total employer establishments, 201711,67636,819
Total employment, 2017182,922601,133
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,95330,391,827
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,177130,887
All firms, 201244,644124,188
Men-owned firms, 201222,62964,827
Women-owned firms, 201216,89447,366
Minority-owned firms, 201215,29454,620
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,85665,665
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,41511,693
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,188107,422
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%8.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%4.5%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%19.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%28.6%
Population per square mile, 2010334.91,204.9
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.841,020.21

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Polk county (FL) and Hillsborough county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.