Polk County County Metrics

Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

36,532

Growth Rate

13.4%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

86,771

Children in Poverty

24.7%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

37,124

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

47%

(Declining)

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100%

2030 Goal

Florida Gap Map

Unemployed People

21,873

(Increasing)

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

(Increasing)

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The Florida Scorecard