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Ponder, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Ponder had a population of 1,709 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ponder is located at latitude 33.1717 and longitude -97.2965 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ponder (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Town of Ponder (GNIS ID: 2412496) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ponder is located within Justin-Roanoke Division of Denton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ponder population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Ponder, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,709
Daytime Population: Workers 1,330
Daytime Population: Residents 813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,143
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 1,709
Population in Familes 1,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 535
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,543
Average Household Income $91,357
Per Capita Income $31,944

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $197,266
Average Home Value $298,054
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 549
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 433
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.84% 11.48%
Households 2.41% 10.66%
Families 2.0% 10.55%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Ponder, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ponder to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 781 55th
Population Density # 1138 35th
Diversity Index # 1198 31st
Median Household Income # 208 88th
Per Capita Income # 327 81st

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