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  • Q: Is there a lawsuit against The Auburndale Bridges of America? (Polk County, FL)
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    Dec 13, 2016
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    There's a public court search page from Polk county clerk's website. You can search felony, misdemeanors, traffic, both county and circuit civil cases, juvenile and probate cases.

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    Mar 26, 2018
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    Mar 25, 2018
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Polk County Missing Children

Collected data of endangered children, runaways, family and non family abductions

  • Missing: Irielys Luna
    Irielys Luna, Age Now: 16, Missing: 10/01/2018. Missing From Davenport, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-401-2226.
    October 16, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com
  • Missing: Bryan Andrews
    Bryan Andrews, Age Now: 15, Missing: 09/21/2018. Missing From Lakeland, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-401-2226.
    October 05, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com
  • Missing: Sophia Medina Koch
    Sophia Medina Koch, Age Now: 2, Missing: 01/28/2018. Missing From Lakeland, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-298-6200.
    October 01, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com
  • Missing: Willy Phillips
    Willy Phillips, Age Now: 17, Missing: 08/24/2018. Missing From Haines City, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-298-6200.
    September 06, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com
  • Missing: Isaiah Williams
    Isaiah Williams, Age Now: 17, Missing: 05/10/2018. Missing From Auburndale, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-401-2226.
    May 18, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com
  • Missing: Ruby Ramirez-garcia
    Ruby Ramirez-garcia, Age Now: 15, Missing: 12/13/2016. Missing From Lakeland, Fl. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Polk County Sheriff's Office (florida) 1-863-298-6400.
    May 10, 2018
    Source: missingkids.com

Polk County Recent Criminal Activity Reports

Current crimes by location, description of offenses and reported police activity

Polk County Latest Crime Records (Updated 11/16/2018)

  • Total Violent Crime:
    1,237
  • Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:
    4
  • Rape:
    70
  • Robbery:
    159
  • Aggravated Assault:
    1,004
  • Total Property Crime:
    7,308
  • Burglary:
    2,466
  • Larceny Theft:
    4,266
  • Motor Vehicle Theft:
    576
  • Arson:
    51

Polk County Census Data

  • Information About People and Demographics

  • Total population of persons residing within the County
    602,095
  • Estimate of the County's total residency
    483,924
  • Percentage change of the total resident population
    24%
  • Net change of residents' total population
    118,171
  • Complete count of Countywide resident population
    483,924
  • Population estimate of residents less than 5 years of age
    40,944
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 5 years of age
    7%
  • Estimate of residents that are less than 18 years of age
    140,675
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 18 years of age
    24%
  • Percentage estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
    18%
  • Estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
    102,687
  • Total estimate percentage of female residents
    51%
  • County's white resident population
    452,854
  • County's black resident population
    88,833
  • County's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations
    2,706
  • County's Asian resident population
    9,760
  • County's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population
    360
  • Countywide resident population of two or more races
    14,735
  • Countywide resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin
    106,532
  • Non Hispanic white resident population
    388,769
  • Countywide percentage of white residents
    75%
  • Countywide percentage of black residents
    15%
  • Countywide percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native residents
    0%
  • Countywide percentage of Asian residents
    2%
  • Countywide percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Countywide percentage of Two or more races
    2%
  • Countywide percentage of Hispanic or Latino Origin
    18%
  • Countywide percentage of non Hispanic white
    65%
  • Vital Statistics


    Births and deaths occurring in Polk County
  • Births
    8,544
  • Deaths
    5,612
  • Infant death occurring within the County of persons one year of age or less
    75
  • Percentage of persons with the same residence of one year or more
    80%
  • Resident Background Information


    Education and background history of Polk County Residents
  • Percentage of foreign born population in the County
    10%
  • Percentage of residents 5 years of age and older that speak languages other than English at home
    17%
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with high a school education or higher
    82%
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree or higher
    18%
  • Total number of Veterans
    54,560
  • Current Housing and Real Estate Data


    Households located in Polk County
  • Average time spent commuting to work for person 16 years and over not working from their personal residence
    25
  • Housing unit estimates
    284,447
  • Net change of housing units estimates
    58,083
  • Housing unit estimates - percent change
    26%
  • Percentage of the County's housing units being occupied by owners
    72%
  • Median value of the County's housing units being occupied by owners
    $139,800
  • Percentage of housing in structure of multi dwelling units
    15%
  • Total number of households
    224,299
  • Average size of households
    2
  • Polk County Employment Data


    Income, earnings and payrolls of people residing within the County
  • Per capita income in the past 12 months in dollars adjusted to inflation
    $22,283
  • Countywide income of median households in Polk County
    $41,913
  • Percentage of persons living in poverty
    17%
  • The personal income of persons employed
    $17,951
  • Per capita income of persons employed
    $31,329
  • Labor force of civilian workers
    275,392
  • The unemployment of the civilian labor force
    31,316
  • The rate of unemployed civilian labor force
    11%
  • Employment of person relating to all industries
    278,913
  • Net change of employment in all industries
    43,126
  • People employed by the government
    30,174
  • Earnings by persons working in all industries
    10,600,297
  • Average earnings per job in all industries
    38,006
  • Number of private non farm establishments
    11,404
  • Total of non employer establishment according to NAICS
    33,955
  • Total NAICS 72 sales of accommodation and food services establishments with payrolls
    699,617
  • People and Businesses


    Firms and companies of Polk County
  • Total number of firms located in the County
    45,013
  • Total percentage of black owned private firms
    7%
  • Total percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms
    0%
  • Total percentage of Asian owned firms
    3%
  • Total percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms
    0%
  • Total percentage of Native Hispanic owned private firms
    13%
  • Total percentage of Women owned private firms
    25%
  • Value for shipments from manufacturers according to NAICS 31-33
    7,178,034
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from merchant wholesalers according to NAICS 42
    13,241,719
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
    6,420,144
  • Per capita sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
    11,195
  • Land Valuation


    Property value and Polk County territory
  • Totals of building permits for new private housing units
    1,135
  • The valuation of all new private housing units authorized by building permits
    200,803
  • Adjusted acres of land in farms
    549,071
  • Size in square miles of land
    1,874
  • Population per square mile
    321
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