Right across the river from the Twin Cities

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In Polk County, WI

Median Home Value

$177,850

Average Household Income

$76,655

Total Businesses

1,926

Small Town Living.
Big City Access.
The Best of Both Worlds.

Find Opportunity in Polk County, WI

Many industries call Polk County, WI home. This is just a small sampling of the high-quality employers and companies found throughout the county. Find your next career opportunity and live where many people vacation.

Just a few of the members of the Polk County Economic Development Corporation.

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Other employers in Polk County

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Experience Polk in Person

The only way to see how much Polk County has to offer is to experience it yourself in person. Enter the “Experience Polk in Person” contest to win a two-nights stay of lodging for two at the new Balsam Lake Lodge and Supper Club on Beautiful Balsam Lake in Polk County (excluding Holidays). You will also win a new St. Croix Rod fishing pole, and camp table and chair set to enjoy Balsam Lake or one of 400 lakes found throughout Polk County. Prize Package is worth over $500.
Contest Rules and Regulations: : Entries should be submitted by individuals who are interested and/or considering making a move or considering working in Polk County. Only one entry per individual. The winning entry allows for two people in the lodging. The lodging must be for two consecutive nights and cannot be used during holidays or special event weekends.

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You Can Have the Lifestyle You Want

LIVE

In Polk County, WI

No matter your personal preference, from boating to hiking or museums to fishing, Polk County has you covered. With both local and international companies calling Polk County home, a low cost-of-living, quality schools, exceptional healthcare facilities and an unending list of outdoor events and activities to enjoy, you’re sure to find out what our 45,000 residents already know… We love where we work, live and play.

We found this diamond in the "rough" and are in love with not only our house and land, but consider it HOME after just 5 weeks! Peaceful, serene, beautiful and quiet are just a few words to describe what we experience every single day. We are already considered "regulars" in Clayton and Clear Lake! We have found our new normal and wouldn't trade this lifestyle for anything!

Debbie K. - New homeowner in Southeastern Polk County

"I have lived in Polk County for over 31 years now... and it all started with a weekend motorcycle trip along the St. Croix River. I fell in love with the area and wanted to ensure my young children had a good community and schools as they grew up. My kids are graduated now, but if anything speaks to how wonderful Polk County is, it is the fact that they both have settled here to raise their families."

Tammy P - Polk County resident for over 30 years

WORK

In Polk County, WI

Just as important as your free time, the employment opportunities throughout Polk County are some of the best in the country. No more long commutes, hassles with traffic, expensive gas bills, or hours away from the family. With our broad range of employment opportunities throughout our diverse industry employers, a rewarding career awaits you in Polk County.

In Polk County, WI You Can Enjoy Your Commute

VISIT

Polk County, WI

There are numerous factors that make Polk County an enviable place to live and work. But near the top of the list is the endless beauty and limitless outdoor activities available within the St. Croix River Valley. There are hundreds of miles of trails, for hiking, biking, motorized sports, and horseback riding. Over 400 lakes offer the very best in fishing, boating, and water sports. Plus, Polk County is home to some of the finest art and culture venues. Combine that with the numerous museums and wineries to explore and you see why Polk County truly has something for everyone.

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Experience Polk in Person

Win a two-night stay for two people to enjoy Polk County’s newest resort and supper club located on beautiful Balsam Lake (Holiday weekends excluded). You’ll also win a new St. Croix Rod fishing pole, and camp table and chairs donated by Xcel Energy. Get out and experience Balsam Lake or one of the almost 400 other lakes Polk County has to offer. Prize Package is worth over $500.
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