Interfaith Caregiver serves seniors and adults with disabilities in rural Polk County in northwestern Wisconsin.
Cities/Villages in Polk County:
|Amery||City of Amery||2,902|
|Balsam Lake||Villiage of Balsam Lake||1,009|
|Centuria||Village of Centuria||948|
|Clayton||Village of Clayton||571|
|Clear Lake||Village of Clear Lake||1,070|
|Dresser||Village of Dresser||895|
|Frederic||Village of Frederic||1,137|
|Luck||Village of Luck||1,119|
|Milltown||Village of Milltown||917|
|Osceola||Village of Osceola||2,568|
|St Croix Falls||City of St Croix Falls||2,133|
|Turtle Lake||Village of Turtle Lake||93|
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- The population in 2010 was listed as 44,205; an increase of 18.8% since 1990.
- Polk County, a rural county, covers 917 square miles; an average of 48 persons per square mile in 2011.
- In 2005, the estimated number of people with disabilities over age five in Polk County was 6,800.
- In 2011:
- There were 24,218 housing units in the county.
- Household median income was $49,527 compared to $52,374 for the state of Wisconsin.
- 16.6 % of the population was age 65 and older compared to 13.9% for the state of Wisconsin.
- Polk County is immediate north of St Croix County which is the fastest growing county in Wisconsin, the fifth fastest growing in the nation.
Agriculture is still a major occupation. The largest employers are local schools, hospitals and a few manufacturing facilities. Many people travel into the Twin Cities metropolitan area for jobs. Mean travel time to work in 2010 was 30 minutes.