Polk City


Polk City

Community Details

Polk City is a rapidly growing community located just minutes north of Des Moines. The area is rich in recreational opportunities and perfect for those who want to be near the city, yet close to an abundance of outdoor activities. Polk City real estate consists of established neighborhoods and grand new construction. 

  • County: Polk
  • Total Area: 5.23 square miles
  • Population: 5,543


Polk City is located along Saylorville Lake and near Big Creek State Park. Both areas offer thousands of acres perfect for swimming, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, hunting and more. Polk City is also home to the Tournament Club of Iowa – the only Arnold Palmer-signature golf course in Iowa.



Polk City is mostly served by the North Polk Community School District. North Polk West Elementary School is located in Polk City, while another elementary school and the middle and high school are located in nearby Alleman. A small section of the city is served by the Ankeny Community School District.


Polk City


  • Bridgeview/Edgewater
  • Cherry Glen/Cottonwood
  • Crossroads PC
  • Lake Ridge Cove
  • Lost Lake Estates
  • Maplehood
  • North Bay
  • Old PC
  • Original Plat - Polk City
  • Pine Ridge & Marina Cove
  • Wolf Creek
  • Woodhaven