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Polk County, OR Public Records

Circuit Court
850 Main St, Rm 301
Dallas, OR 97338 courts.oregon.gov/Polk/Pages/inde...
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM PST
P: 503-623-3154
F: 503-623-6614
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Divorce, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed by Judge, expunged, mental health records released
2nd fax- 503-623-6614, Probate is a separate index at this same address.

Polk County, OR Vital Records

Contact the Polk County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Polk County
County Clerk
http://www.co.polk.or.us/clerk
8AM-5PM PST
Phone: 503-623-9217
Fax: 503-623-0717
Recorded Documents

Polk County Vital Certificates

Polk County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

Get a vital certificate.

Polk County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 741.03 sq mi
Population (2009): 78,122
  • Females: 51.4%
  • White: 93.0%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 11.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 81.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): 15,742
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 10.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 25.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.62
Housing Units (2000): 24,461
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.4%
Migration Flow to Polk County, OR from (2007-2008):

Polk County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $852,531
  • Construction: $60,947
  • Retail Trade: $44,730
  • Professional and Technical Services: $28,415
  • Healthcare: $71,377
  • Banking: $13,419
  • Retail Trade: $44,730
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $17,698
  • Manufacturing: $127,543
  • Farms: $49,654
  • Government: $267,630
Employed (2000): 29,247
Unemployed (2000): 1,929
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,370
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,972
Local Government Revenue (2007): $115,036 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $80,105 (thou. dol.)

Polk County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 852
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4
Deaths (2007): 563
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.9

Polk County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 161
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 20
  • Robbery: 24
  • Aggravated Assault: 116
Property Crimes (2008): 2,088
  • Burglary: 362
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,569
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 157

Polk County Genealogy Records