Ponder, TX Population

Population: 507. Estimated population in July 2020: 846 (+66.9% change)
Males: 242 (47.7%), Females: 265 (52.3%)

Denton County

Zip code: 76259

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $54,107
Median house value: $92,100

Races in Ponder:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (9.3%), German (6.7%), French (3.4%), Irish (2.8%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 733 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ponder

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ponder town

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

5.3% Foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+21.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ponder:

  • DENTON HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; DENTON, TX)
  • DENTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; DENTON, TX)
  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 20 miles; DECATUR, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ponder:

  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 14 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 26 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ponder:

  • PALMER FIELD (about 3 miles; PONDER, TX; Abbreviation: 42F)
  • DENTON MUNI (about 8 miles; DENTON, TX; Abbreviation: DTO)
  • IRONHEAD (about 11 miles; SANGER, TX; Abbreviation: T58)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ponder:

  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 12 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 29 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 29 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 30 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,554)

Schools

Public high school in Ponder:

  • PONDER H S (Students: 372; Location: 501 SHAFFNER; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ponder:

  • PONDER EL (Students: 459; Location: 501 SHAFFNER; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DENTON CO J J A E P (Location: 501 SHAFFNER; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Ponder:

  • BETTY FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,087; Location: 405 SHAFFNER ST; 12,375 books; 450 audio materials; 900 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)