Ponder, TX 76259 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 76259: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ponder, TX 76259

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 103
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,540
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Denton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.19, Longitude -97.28
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 76259 has segments in 2 Counties (Denton, Wise).

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Ponder, TX 76259 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,495
Population in Households 5,495
Population in Familes 4,833
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 93
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,984
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,552
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,571 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $194,679
Average Home Value $263,017


Median Household Income $73,683
Average Household Income $91,267
Per Capita Income $32,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.53% 9.17%
Households 2.62% 8.81%
Families 2.4% 8.7%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ponder, TX 76259 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 76259 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 987 47th
Population Density1 # 906 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 1557 17th
Median Household Income # 218 88th
Per Capita Income # 315 83rd

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