Polk Broadband Plan - Page 33

POLK COUNTY BROADBAND PLAN Figure 7. Municipalities in Polk County Data source: Central Florida Regional Planning Council GIS database As of 2011, the county’s population was 80.4 percent White; 15.3 percent Black; 1.8 percent Asian; 0.6 percent American Indian and Alaska Native; 0.1 percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander; and 1.8 percent reporting two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.1 percent of the population (see Table 7). Table 7. Race and Ethnicity, 2011 Data source: U.S. Census Bureau Polk County Florida United States American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6% 0.5% 1.2% Asian 1.8% 2.6% 5.0% Black 15.3% 16.5% 13.1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% Persons reporting two or more races 1.8% 1.8% 2.3% White 80.4% 78.5% 78.1% Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.1% 22.9% 16.7% 31