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Polk County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

17,541

Growth Rate

6.3%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

86,771

Children in Poverty

23.4%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

35,842

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

48%

(Improving)

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100%

2030 Goal

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Unemployed People

10,562

(Decreasing)

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

(Increasing)

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

(Increasing)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

17,541

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Housing Permits

7,395

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$84.73

Million per Year (Declining)

Wealth Migration

$384.78

Million per Year

Poverty Rate

15.1%

(Better)

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High School Graduation Rate

85.3%

(Declining)

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Land in Conservation

25%

Population

724.78

Thousand

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