Polk County vs. Manatee County

Polk County (FL)Manatee County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,009394,855
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%22.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,098322,879
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,095322,833
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%18.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%27.4%
Female persons, percent51.0%51.7%
White alone, percent78.9%86.2%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%9.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.5%
Asian alone, percent1.9%2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%16.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%70.9%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25232,682
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%12.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421194,539
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%71.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$218,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,521
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$518
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,102
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%24.8%
Building permits, 20185,3314,490
Households, 2014-2018231,260143,652
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%84.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%17.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%90.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%80.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%29.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%8.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%16.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%53.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%49.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,909532,856
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,2021,512,536
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,822,1652,338,019
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,3291,628,825
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,2784,191,101
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$12,552
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.825.7
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$56,036
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$32,070
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%10.4%
Total employer establishments, 201711,6769,128
Total employment, 2017182,922102,414
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,9533,955,835
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%3.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,17732,683
All firms, 201244,64429,957
Men-owned firms, 201222,62914,680
Women-owned firms, 201216,89411,104
Minority-owned firms, 201215,2946,555
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,85622,087
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,4153,250
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,18824,882
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%3.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%2.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%7.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%27.9%
Population per square mile, 2010334.9434.5
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.84742.93

Source: United States Census Bureau

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