Polk County Fast Facts
59% of population is of working age (18-64)
42,470 population (2018)
labor force of 370,000+ within a 45-minute drive time
population projected to grow 4.3% by 2025
nearly 42% of area residents have college experience
The Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC) is an independent agency charged with economic development for Polk County, providing a point of contact for industry looking to relocate or expand within the footprint of Polk County. Our state-of-the-art resources provide prospects, developers, brokers, property and business owners with detailed information about specific parcels and available land, industrial and commercial space. Our mission is to bring quality jobs and opportunities for the citizens of Polk County through continued growth in new and existing industry and the redevelopment of areas of commercial blight or underuse.
The DAPC provides:
- Demographics and Community Information
- Confidential Site Selection & Marketing Service
- Fast Track Permitting
- Program Financing and Incentives
- Government Liaison Services
- Zoning Information
- Residential and Commercial Building Trends
The Development Authority of Polk County can help you target the perfect site or building for your business, providing excellent access to cities such as Atlanta, Birmingham, Chattanooga or states like Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and beyond.