Polk County Clerk

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Polk County Clerk Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Polk County Clerk, a Clerk Office, at Mulberry Street, Des Moines IA.

Polk County Clerk
500 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

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About the Polk County Clerk

The Polk County Clerk, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is the official keeper of public records for Polk County. The Clerk's office ensures that public records are retained, archived, and made accessible to the public in accordance with all laws and regulations. Clerks also support the elections process and provide a variety of transactional services. The Clerk's duties are established and regulated through a combination of Iowa state statutes, local ordinances and charters, and other regulations.

You may contact the Polk County Clerk's office for questions about:
  • Polk County public records
  • Polk County vital records: birth certificates, marriage and death certificates
  • Land, property, mortgage, and title deed records
  • Marriage licenses, applications, and records
  • Divorce records and applications
  • Polk County licenses, permits, and business registrations
  • Voter registration, elections, and polls

Polk County Household Demographic Statistics

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Polk County Households
 Polk CountyIowa
Married Couples87,017 (47.4%)634,021 (50.4%)
Nonfamily Households68,100 (37.1%)456,345 (36.3%)
Polk County Marital Status
 Polk CountyIowa
Married Couples87,017 (47.4%)634,021 (50.4%)
Unmarried Couples14,512 (3.1%)85,782 (2.8%)
Never Married Men63,149 (34.6%)410,089 (33.0%)
Separated Men1,994 (1.1%)11,931 (1.0%)
Widowed Men4,063 (2.2%)34,281 (2.8%)
Divorced Men20,258 (11.1%)123,752 (9.9%)
Never Married Women56,250 (29.4%)335,810 (26.2%)
Separated Women3,188 (1.7%)17,140 (1.3%)
Widowed Women14,257 (7.4%)122,282 (9.5%)
Divorced Women26,170 (13.7%)146,160 (11.4%)
Polk County Veteran Status
 Polk CountyIowa
Veterans23,452 (6.6%)188,867 (7.9%)