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People

Total Population 1,534
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 707
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $50,185
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $46,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,266

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,098
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,329
Median House Value $139,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.9%
US/American 0%
English 16.2%
Irish 10.7%

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

Ponder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles N of Fort Worth, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 76259
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.182
Longitude -97.286

Ponder 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 DENTON 2 SE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Argyle 3,612 $112,034
Bartonville 2,101 $140,469
Denton 125,734 $67,851
Justin 3,351 $88,250

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

Ponder Public Libraries

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Betty Foster Public Library
405 SHAFFNER ST
Ponder, Texas
(940) 479-2683

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501 SHAFFNER
940-479-2245
Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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