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Polk County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

20,045

Growth Rate

6.8%

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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

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Unemployed People

16,160

(Decreasing)

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

(Declining)

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

(Declining)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

20,045

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Housing Permits

7,395

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$84.73

Million per Year (Declining)

Wealth Migration

$217.60

Million per Year

Poverty Rate

15.8%

(Better)

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High School Graduation Rate

86.5%

(Improving)

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Land in Conservation

25%

Population

724.78

Thousand

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