In 2010 Polk county had 402 religious congregations with an estimated 193,762 members.
The upstanding residents of Polk County filed 226,530 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 15.7% of all Iowa filings and 0.152% of the entire nation. Polk had an impressive combined total federal tax liability of $2,566,593,000 on earned income of $15,965,984,000. Other notable statistics from Polk County were 10,580 unemployment claims which collected a total of $46,606,000 and 68,510 charitable contributions valued at $332,113,000. 77,750 filings from Polk County paid a combined total of $357,114,000 in property taxes and 66,580 filings paid $398,685,000 on mortgage interest costs.
|Top 15 Industries in Polk County.|
|Total # Employed||Industry Job Type|
|36,781||Finance and insurance|
|33,649||Health care and social assistance|
|27,390||Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services|
|26,910||Administrative and support services|
|20,540||Accommodation and food services|
|18,213||Food services and drinking places|
|16,407||Restaurants and other eating places|
|14,140||Professional, scientific, and technical services|
|11,694||Ambulatory health care services|
|10,007||Transportation and warehousing|
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