Census Bureau: 79.58% of people in Polk County were old enough to vote in 2017


Of the 16,722 citizens living in Polk County in 2017, 13,307 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Tennessee Business Daily.

The bureau reported that 6,742 of those people were female and 6,565 were male.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Percentage of citizens old enough to vote in Polk County
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
Males 18 and over
6,565
39.26
Females 18 and over
6,742
40.32

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