Polk County Ag & Related Industry Statistics
Total Agricultural land – 520,899 acres/45% of Polk County’s Total Land Area
Number of Farms – 2,415
Employment – 86,023 Jobs/33% of Polk County’s Total Employment
Revenues – About 25% of Polk County’s business revenues are derived from Ag & Related Industries
Polk County is one of the top five counties in the state for the production of citrus, cattle, aquaculture, honeybee colonies and goats
Green groves, open pastures and other agricultural lands cover 45% of Polk County. There is a total of 520,899 acres of agricultural land, the second highest amount in the state. On this land there are 3,114 farms, with the average farm being 216 acres.