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People

Total Population 1,037
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 536
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $33,676
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,354

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,583
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $642
Median House Value $89,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 28.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ponca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dixon
Standard Zip Codes 68770
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.562
Longitude -96.705

Ponca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VERMILLION 2 SE
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station WALTHILL
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 356 $58,958
Dakota City 2,271 $64,315
Hubbard 208 $66,875
Jackson 194 $67,500
Newcastle 252 $45,000
South Sioux City 13,315 $49,115

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ponca Public Libraries

Library
Ponca Public Library
203 2ND STREET
Ponca, Nebraska
(402) 755-2739

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Ponca High Schools

PONCA HIGH SCHOOL
402-755-2241
Serves 208 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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