Polkton, NC

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Polkton Profile


Overview

Polkton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,925 people and just one neighborhood, Polkton is the 231st largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Polkton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Polkton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Polkton who work in sales jobs (11.91%), teaching (11.91%), and office and administrative support (9.81%).

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Polkton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.50 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Polkton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Polkton Demographics

In terms of college education, Polkton ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 3.32% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Polkton in 2010 was $10,474, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,896 for a family of four.

Polkton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Polkton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Polkton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Polkton include English, African, Irish, German, and European.

The most common language spoken in Polkton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Polkton, NC HOMES

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TYPE OF Polkton, NC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Polkton 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 265

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Polkton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Polkton 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 24.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Polkton Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Polkton 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ANSON COUNTY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Anson Academy School
118 N. Ashe Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
07-12
Anson Co. Early College High School
177 Ledbetter Street
Polkton, NC 28135
09-13
Anson High School
96 Anson High School Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170
09-12
Anson Middle School
832 Us Hwy 52 N
Wadesboro, NC 28170
06-08
Ansonville Elementary School
9104 Hwy 52 N
Ansonville, NC 28007
KG-06
Lilesville Elementary School
121 Camden Street
Lilesville, NC 28091
KG-06
Morven Elementary School
6715 Hwy 52 S
Morven, NC 28119
KG-05
Peachland-Polkton Elem School
9633 Hwy 74 W
Peachland, NC 28133
KG-06
Wadesboro Elementary School
321 Camden Road
Wadesboro, NC 28710
04-05
Wadesboro Primary School
1542 Hwy 52 S
Wadesboro, NC 28170
KG-03
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 97.7% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 97.7% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.3%

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